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National Tennis Centre – Melbourne, Australia

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National Tennis Centre  National Tennis Centre 2
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Building Name: National Tennis Centre
Architect: Jackson Architecture
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Design Team: Daryl Jackson, Matt Drysdale, Stewart Lock, Peter Cole, Aaron Paris, Kon Iakovidis, Elaine Quek
Structural Engineers: Winward Structures
Construction: Watpac Construction
Year: 2012

AEInterest: Triangular steel trusses reflect the aerofoil form of the roof to define each court bay. Modulated glazing and south facing roof lights natural daylight reducing reliance on artificial lighting. Louvres and air exhaust shafts to the north of the hall deliver a natural flow of air across all courts.

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Written by Arizona Dabrusin

September 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Posted in Built

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