Peninsula campus is the third largest of Monash’s urban campuses and comprises the University’s major presence in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region.
The project delivers a new student accommodation building comprising 150 student beds in the form of studio apartments, two apartments for residential support, and common spaces to support the whole campus residential community (250 people approx.) Meeting the aspirations of Monash Residential Services and delivering the high level pastoral care model that has defined on campus accommodation at Monash University.


As Australia’s largest cross laminated timber (CLT) buildingto achieve Passive House Certification, the CLT panels halve the amount of embodied carbon compared with typical concrete construction; to help Monash University achieve its “net zero” carbon target by 2030. 

Awards:

Passive House Certified
2019

Construction21 Green Solutions Awards - International Energy & Temperate Climates Prize
2019

Melbourne Design Awards - Gold Medal Winner
2019

AFR Higher Education Award - Facilities Innovation Award
2019

Premiers Sustainability Awards - Built Environment - Winner
2019

Australian Timber Design Awards - Finalist
2019

Date:

February 2019

Gross Floor Area:

6500sqm

Client:

Monash University

Consultant:

AECOM, Grun Consulting, Atelier Ten

General Contractor:

Multiplex

Photography:

Peter Clarke