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aking advantage of the vistas
looking over the precinct, the
Armadale Landmark Building
accommodates the City of Armadale’s
Administration Department and the Department
of Child Protection.
GHD Woodhead delivered an efficient and
iconic design for the commercial office, which
forms a key part of the master plan for this
The facade designs respond to the site’s unique
natural context, while establishing a successful
civic presence within the Armadale CBD.
With the building requiring a sustainable design
rating, the design team carefully considered solar
heat gain and glare control on each facade, and
responded with a range of treatments to optimise
the building design. The result is a building
appearance that evolves as sunlight strikes
the various shading devices incorporated
into the facade, creating light and shadow effects.
End-of-trip facilities are also provided at
basement level, in line with achieving a certified
4 Star Green Star Office Design v3 rating.
CITY OF ARMADALE
Nestling against a backdrop of white gums, this building reproduces the natural
environment in its facade, forms and finishes.
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