Project Description

Client:

University of Melbourne

Project Value:

$160 million

Project Design:

Lyons Architects

Contractor:

Probuild Construction

The redeveloped Baillieu Library provides an innovative and iconic hub which supports the specialised learning needs of arts and humanities students, faculty and the wider University of Melbourne community.

The project comprised three stages. Stage 1, now complete, included redeveloppment of the ground floor. Stage 2, now also complete, included urgent remediation works to the library’s roof to prevent water damage to the University’s valuable collections.

Stage 3, will incorporate redevelopment and extension to the library to incorporate a modern archival and recovery system along with extensive study areas and collaborative learning spaces.

WT Partnership provided quantity surveying services for the enabling works related to the feasibility study of this complex project.