Type: Office Phase: Conceptual Date: 2007 Size: 73,925 sq m
The design concept responds to the site and derives form a master plan in turn inspired by the biological process of cellular mitosis.
Energetic tension created by this process of cell division is represented, and the building form itself alludes t organic structure, space, and skin.
The building is of its place in numerous ways. Views of local parks and amenities are maximized by the building's curvilinear nature. The areas intense sunlight suggested exploration of the use of screening, a traditional regional building element. Shading, coupled with the overall building form and materials, guides the light ot create an environment that is beautiful, comfortable, and energy efficient.