Project Description

Edvantage Consortium (PPP) Queensland Schools

Southeast Queensland

COMMENCEMENT DATE November 2013
COMPLETION DATE December 2018
CLIENT Watpac Construction
BUILDING OWNER Queensland Department of Education
DEVELOPER Plenary Group
ARCHITECT Group GSA
BUILDER Watpac Construction
CAPITAL VALUE $600 Million
PROJECT

Floth was engaged by Watpac to deliver ten green field school projects in Southeast Queensland. The projects were delivered through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the Queensland Department of Education and the Plenary Consortium. Eight new primary schools and two new high schools are now established in the following areas, as a result of this initiative.

Primary Schools
  • Pimpama
  • Pallara
  • Caboolture West
  • Caboolture Northeast
  • Ripley
  • Griffin
  • Redbank Plains
  • Springfield
Secondary School
  • Burpengary
  • Bellbird Park
SPECIAL ENGINEERING FEATURES
  • Typical classrooms incorporate operable clerestory windows to maximise natural ventilation opportunities and daylight penetration to minimise reliance on air-conditioning & daylight penetration.
  • Localised controls in conjunction with occupancy sensors, after hours push buttons and override switches ensure lighting, ceiling fans and air-conditioning are only turned on when required and always turned off when not required.
  • Other sustainable features include extensive use of shading, rainwater harvesting and photo voltaic panels.
PROJECT RECOGNITION
  • Self-Assessed.