The Arts West Building in Melbourne recently took out the prestigious 2018 Global Galvanizing Awards, chosen from a field of 36 projects from 13 different countries.
Presented by the European General Galvanizers Association (EGGA) every three years, the Global Galvanizing Award is awarded for outstanding hot-dip galvanized steel architecture.
The distinctive Faculty of Arts building was part of a significant infrastructure project for the University of Melbourne costing $66 million dollars and is best known for its stunning facade:
“Arts West’s distinctive façade involves the ground-breaking and extremely innovative use of steel. The façade features images of selected objects from the University’s 23 cultural collections. Hence, the façade is both a passive solar-control element and an architectural manifestation of the Faculty of Arts’ pedagogical aspirations.”
The award was present to:
Other interesting facts about this fascinating building:
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