Balwyn Library Redevelopment
- Value: $6.4m
- Client: Boroondara City Council
- Consultants: Croxon Ramsay, Kersulting
The works involve an extension and refurbishment of the existing Balwyn Library building at 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn. Included in the works is the addition of an atrium, construction of a first floor level comprising mainly staff areas / offices, as well as demolition and reconstruction / refurbishment of lobby, library, study, meeting and amenity areas on the ground floor.
Interesting features of the project includes a roof cooling system supplied by new rainwater tanks, a green roof at first floor level above the library area below, make good of all existing external timber shading and reinstatement of the existing library’s timber ceiling lining.