UNSW Tyree Energy Technologies Building

UNSW Tyree Energy Technologies Building

The Tyree Energy Technologies Building is a state-of-the-art centre for research, education, and industry collaboration, focusing on the development of sustainable energy technologies.

Overview

The Tyree Energy Technologies Building is a premier energy research facility, fostering collaboration among research, education, and industry to pioneer sustainable energy technologies. Spanning six levels, the buildings has earned a 6-star Green Star certification, making it one of only four educational facilities in the nation to achieve this distinction.

Serving primarily as an educational hub for engineering students, the building features an array of facilities including modular research and teaching laboratories, lecture theatres, a flexible collaborative learning space, a student lounge and cafe, spaces for exhibitions and showcases, workplace and write-up areas, as well as innovative rooftop spaces designed for the testing of photovoltaic arrays.

Our role

WSce addressed critical design challenges, including the implementation of a basement main bore water/rainwater harvesting system featuring a 300kL storage tank equipped with triplex variable speed pumps. This system efficiently supplies bore water across the campus. Additionally, we developed solutions for trade waste discharge and the treatment of petroleum-related toxic chemicals, ensuring environmental compliance and safety.

Client

University of New South Wales
Multiplex

Location

Kensington, NSW

Size

16,000m2

Completion

2012

Value

$125m

Services

Civil Engineering
Water Engineering
Hydraulic Services
Fire Services

Sector

Education
Research & Teaching Facility
Laboratories

Green Rating

6-star Green Star

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