ANZ Centre design by hassell the best Interiors and Fit Out Overall Winner on World Architecture Festival 2010
This is another building which has great design by Australian architectural office, Hassell. Trough ANZ centre project, Hassell has won the best interiors and fit out award at this year’s world architecture festival. The Green Building Council of Australia has awarded a 6 Star Green Star Office Design rating for this building. By its innovative design, the 82,000 square meter interior has received a 6 Green Star rating.
ANZ center stands out as a global benchmark for environmentally sustainable development and social initiatives. This great building is located on the waterfront of melbourne, Australia. The building concept responds to the local environment by reducing its energy profile. ANZ Center is one of the most open and permeable banking headquarters in the world. The design concept is a field of buildings’ accessible to all. It become the largest single-tenanted commercial office building in the country which provide opportunities for small scale engagements with its local community.
The materials, and detailing of ANZ center architecture reflect Melbourne’s urban character. This ‘urban campus’ is the future design collaboration and flexibility with most floor space dedicated to shared, interactive activity to enable the incidental connections that are so critical to today’s knowledge economy. The workplace were formed by a cross section of employees including graduates and younger employees. Further consultation and research led by HASSELL, DEGW and The Future Laboratory (London) helped ANZ envision their future workplace.
The innovative carbon reduction strategies has been applied in this building. Those are an Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD), river cooling, a tri-generation system that comprises four natural gas-fired reciprocating engines, a rooftop photovoltaic array, and six vertical axis wind turbines. The UFAD system is the first of its kind to be applied on such a large scale. The photovoltaic array is the largest one in the country, and the quiet revolution wind turbines are firstly installed in Australia. Indoor environment quality, greenhouse gas emissions and water management are the implementation of ANZ’s goals for a healthy and productive workplace.