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Child Care St Kilda
Recreation Facility Timboon
School Facility Camperdown
School Facility Hampton Park
School Facility Timboon
School Inverloch
School Timboon
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Timboon P-12 School (DEECD)
Bailey Street, Timboon
use 5-8 Sub School
area 410sqm
cost $550,000
completed 2006
award 2007 School Design

This new open-learning facility, for year’s 5-8, is designed to immerse students into their rural environment. The juxtapositions of materials and use of natural sunlight and shading allow this free-standing building to also serve to heighten students’ awareness of time and season.

Photos by Peter Bennetts

2012 feature on Archello
2008 feature on Imagine Inspirational School Design
2008 entry for the Australian Institute of Architects Awards
2008 article in AA Architecture Australia Katelin Butler, May/June pp.74-77
2005 included in Department of Education and Training Linking Pedagogy and Space as a flexible learning exempler