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Council centre

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Council centre

  1. 1. C O N T E N T S - C O V E R 1 P R E C I N C T P L A N 2 SITE & CHARACTER DeBOX_DeGRID M John Latham, 0447 651 420 debox@bigblue.net.au EXPRESSION OF INTEREST & TENDER 2no A3 DRAWINGS + A4 'Debox Notes: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST & TENDER' PROPOSED COMMUNITY ADMINISTRATION CENTRE for SORELL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL M JOHN LATHAM AIA(A+), REGISTERED ARCHITECT
  2. 2. NOTIONAL FUTURE PRECINCT PLAN COUNCILCENTRE P R O P O S E D C O M M U N I T Y A D M I N I S T R A T I O N C E N T R E for SORELL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL SCALE_N/A @ A3 EpressionInterest: 1OF 2 TITLE BOUNDARY FEBRUARY 2012 RECOMMENDED FUTURE RAILYARD MARKET MALL HERITAGE SHED PROPOSED TOWN ROAD PROPOSEDTOWNROAD Dubs& CoCirque HERITAGESTATION HOUSE approx original tracks RSL MEDICAL RACETRACK, OVAL, RAIL ETC HERITAGE OPPORTUNITIES REFLECT THESE IN NEW COUNCIL CENTRE PARK/PLANT ACCESS/ PARK ACCESS/PARK PARK/PLANT PARK/PLANT PARK/PLANT ACCESS RECOMMENDED FUTURE RAILYARD MALL approx original track ACCESS/PARK COMMERCIAL NOMINAL NOMINAL NOMINAL NOMINAL NOMINAL NOMINAL NOMINAL preferred council boundary M JOHN LATHAM AIA(A+), REGISTERED ARCHITECT 0447 651 420 debox@bigblue.net.au
  3. 3. ADMINISTRATION CENTRE SITE PLAN & BUILDING CHARACTER THE SECOND STOREY SHOWS REASONABLE VIEWS OF MAIN SORELL BUILDINGS, MOUNT WELLINGTON, MIDWAY POINT & SOME WATER, PASTURE & HILLS COMMUNITYADMINIATRATION CENTRE: 1200SM P R O P O S E D C O M M U N I T Y A D M I N I S T R A T I O N C E N T R E for SORELL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL SCALE_N/A @ A3 EpressionInterest: 2OF 2 FEBRUARY 2012 HERITAGE SHED preferred council boundary RSL MEDICAL OPTIONAL TEMPORARY PARK/PLANT ACCESS/PARK/PLANT NEW EXTENSION TO DUBBS & CO ROADOPTIONAL SITING: WOULD SUIT A VARIED BUILDING DESIGN OPTIONAL SITING: WOULD SUIT A VARIED BUILDING DESIGN OPTIONAL SITING: WOULD SUIT A VARIED BUILDING DESIGN THE OLD LIVES OF RACETRACK, OVAL, RAIL ETC OFFER RICH HERITAGE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FUTURE STREETSCAPE/LANDSCAPE DESIGNS & URBAN GUIDLINES FOR GENERAL NEW DEVELOPMENTS. THE PROPOSED NEW COMMUNITY ADMINISTATION CENTRE ALSO SHOULD REFLECT THIS HERITAGE. The Searson Brothers designed the Sorell railway buildings (also others in Tasmania such as St Marys): DeBox proposed to use conventional low budget style construction generally.; subtly incorporated design cues from the Searson style will carry the highlights of the building whilst fully modern 2012 detail and finishes keep the building aligned with the future. THE SKETCH SHOWN IS A POTENTIAL BARE OUTLINE AT THIS STAGE. THE FORM MAY CHANGE AS DESIGN RESEARCH ENHANCES UNDERSTANDING. THE ACCOMODATION PER COUNCIL'S BRIEF WILL FIT IN APPROXIMATELY 1200 SM OF FLOOR. THE NATURE OF THE CONSTRUCTION IS VERY SIMPLE WITH SOME DETAIL ENHANCEMENTS. IT IS EXPECTED THAT $25,000/SM WILL BE ADEQUATE SUBJECT TO COUNCILS FINISHING & SERVICING NEEDS. DASH LINES SHOWS OPTIONAL FUTURE ROAD & MALL TO SUGGEST URBAN CHARACTER DESIGN AS OUTLINED IN SHEET 1. THE SITING & APPEARANCE OF ANY COMMUNITY ADMINISTATION CENTRE IS IMPORTANT. THIS BUILDING PRESENTS AS 2 STOREY TO CLAIM A DIGNIFIED PRESENCE. ITS LOCATION SHOULD BE KEY IN THE URBAN PRECINCT. CURRENTLY THE URBAN PRECINCT IS UNCLEAR IN CHARACTER & LAYOUT. THIS NEEDS TO BE MADE CLEAR; TO THIS END THE PROPOSAL SUGGESTS A PRECINCT PLAN BASED ON THE OLD RAIL YARDS & ENHANCED BY OTHER HERITAGE CUES & EVEN THE OLD FOOTBALL OVAL (TOMORROW HERITAGE) - REFER SHEET 1. COUNCIL HOLDS A CONSERVATION PLAN FOR THE OLD ENGINE SHED: WHICH HAS INFORMED THE PLAN & FOUND GENERAL STRONG SUPPORT FROM ITS WRITER SAMUEL DIX. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETIES WOULD ENDORSE THE PLAN ALSO AS AID TO REGIONAL HERITAGE. ENOUGH SAID OF HERITAGE: TODAY IS TODAY; HITECH & MODERN; THESE ELEMENTS WILL UNDERPIN THE PROJECT.; THE HERITAGE CUES BEING ARTFULLY INCORPORATED. 0447 651 420 debox@bigblue.net.au M JOHN LATHAM AIA(A+), REGISTERED ARCHITECT THE MATERIALS ARE MANIPULATED SO AS TO CONTRIBUTE TO DESIRED BUILDING CHARACTER.. IT WILL BE A HYBRID OF MASONRY, TIMBER, STEEL, GLASS, POSSIBLY CORRUGATED METAL IN THE EXTERNAL & POSSBLY CORRUGATED METAL ROOF.

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