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Key Features

  • RAIA Merit Award for New Building - 2005

Mawson Centre - University of South Australia

The Mawson Centre at the University of South Australia is a shared facility between the Salisbury Council, the University of South Australia and the Salisbury Library.

The building is cutting edge in environmentally sustainable design principles and was the first building to provide recycled water to all of its toilets. Recycled timber louvres adorn the exterior as an effective sun control device another highly sustainable feature.

The facility also accommodates a computer barn open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as well as a library, lecture  theatre and the University of South Australia's Head Office.