Key Features

  • MBA Merit Award for Excellence in Building - 2005
  • MBA Award for Commercial Buildings - 2005

ANU - Dickson Precinct Parking Station

The Dickson parking station has the capacity to hold 480 cars plus additional spaces for motorbikes and a secure bicycle store. The structure designed to allow for an additional level for future growth – increasing capacity by a further 120 spaces.

Incorporating numerous environmental management features including lighting controls that allow the reduction of energy consumption and minimise the glare on neighbouring University residents.

The lighting is divided into zones that are subsequently controlled by sensors. These sensors are strategically placed to determine not only that a vehicle or person is in an area, but which direction they are travelling. As a set of sensors are triggered, lights are faded up from the 3% rest state (minimal power consumption and glare effect) to 100% in the zone where the pedestrian or vehicle is proceeding. They illuminate fully in the event of an emergency.

Extensive roadworks and landscaping complimented the building to present a functional and aesthetically pleasing project in keeping with the development of the University.