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BDAV 2015 Building Design Awards

Best Response to a Design Brief by a Student

WinnerPhalhong Mao

Student at RMIT University



Phalhong’s design has taken a complicated brief of a public building for the community servicing all stages of their life. What was delivered was the combination of a library, media centre, community hub and a childcare centre. Individually these are complicated building types, so combining them was ambitious and further complicated by the need to retain the existing heritage fa├žade. The Judges commend the designer on a well thought-out solution working with the different elements and heritage building to produce a warm, inviting, innovative, contemporary design.