Multiplex to deliver $206m Monash University development

Monica Gameng   |   October 17, 2016

A $206 million contract to deliver works on Monash University’s Learning and Teaching Building – including a large underground carpark and regional transport interchange – has been awarded to Multiplex.

According to Multiplex’s Regional Managing Director Victoria Graham Cottam, the multi-storey development will cover 30,000 square metres and is a cornerstone to Monash’s ambition for the next 50 years.

“Monash University is already ranked within the top one per cent of global Universities and fittingly the brief by architect John Wardle is both challenging and visionary,” Mr Cottam said.

Source: John Wardle Architects on Vimeo

The new transport interchange included in the Monash University development will give visitors a new front door experience. Shaded structures will also be providing commuters and pedestrians with shelter while still complimenting the Learning and Teaching Building’s façade screens and landscape features.

“Tens of thousands of people come to Monash every day. Multiplex has been entrusted to also construct a large new underground carpark, along with a multi-modal, integrated Transport Interchange to increase capacity for buses and improve commuter experience and amenity of arrival on the campus,” Mr Cottam said.

Construction is well underway on the new facility and completion is expected by February 2018.

Want to receive the latest industry news and project updates straight to your inbox? Subscribe to Felix Project News today.

Source: Multiplex News & Media

Monica Gameng
As Felix's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1,000 posts. She truly is an industry expert.
Follow me:

Related Articles

Multiplex to deliver new $81m facility for Monash University

Multiplex has been appointed to deliver Monash University’s $81 million Biomedical Learning and Teaching Building which is located at their Clayton campus in Victoria.

Watpac wins $49m contract to deliver new University of Melbourne student housing

Watpac Limited has been appointed to build a new student accommodation building for Cedar Pacific at Carlton, Victoria. For this project, Watpac has been awarded a $49 million contract.

Watpac wins $206m contract to build new Australian Catholic University building VIC

Watpac Limited is set to build the Australian Catholic University (ACU) Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building in Melbourne, with the company awarded a $206 million design and construct contract.

Get the latest project news

Formerly known as the PlantMiner blog, Felix Project News is Australia's top 10 Construction blog.

Join thousands of construction and mining pros getting the best content right in their inbox.

✓ updates on Australia's pipeline of state and federal projects

✓ fresh contract awards from major contractors and builders