Melbourne convention centre

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Artists impression of new Melbourne convention centre
Artists impression of new Melbourne convention centre

The new Melbourne convention centre currently under construction has been awarded a 6 Star Green Star rating for its innovative environmental design using the Green Star - Convention Centre PILOT rating tool developed by the "The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). A 6 Star Green Star certification demonstrates world leadership in sustainable building design and is a new global standard for Convention Centre design.

Location South bank of Yarra River, South Melbourne
Country Australia
Type Commercial building
Building size Large


Summary of features

  • 6 Star Green Star rating using the Green Star - Convention Centre PILOT rating
  • Chilled floor slabs in conjunction with displacement ventilation
  • Backwater treatment plant in a large public building
  • Sustainably harvested timber veneered board.


Credits

  • Design and construction: Plenary Group

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