(Tasmania) Timber is more than a building material, it is a resource that connects nature with design. As so beautifully curated by John Wardle Architects for the University of Tasmania’s (UTAS) West Park Campus located in Burnie, this $52 million dollar build utilised local materials to complete a visionary educational centre for students and visitors.
In collaboration with Fairbrother, UTAS Burnie is the combination of clever design and innovative procurement. The new campus was designed to provide a world-class learning experience, doing so by incorporating biophilic elements like timber. Natural elements were paired with practical products like hard-wearing carpet and durable furniture to complete the functional space.