National ANZAC Centre

Client: Building Management & Works

Architect: Peter Hunt Architect

Builder: BGC

Mechanical Contractor: Albany Refrigeration

Project Value: Approx. $4.2M

Completion Date: October 2014

The National ANZAC Centre was built in Albany to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the departure of the ANZAC soldiers for combat in World War I. The centre features interactive exhibitions and multimedia displays. Separate memorial and contemplation spaces boast sweeping views over King George Sound.

The mechanical services system features:

  • Australian made air conditioning systems.
  • Concealed location of all plant and equipment in a dedicated services undercroft.
  • Very low indoor noise levels.
  • Automatic shutdown of air conditioning plant on the detection of smoke in the system to protect the internal area and artefacts.
  • Ember mesh to all louvers to protect the building from bushfire attack.
  • Corrosion protected coils to endure the coastal environment.