Biscoe Wilson Architects were approached by the Department of Education to design and document a new high school proposed for Calliope near Gladstone to cater to the growing community in the region. The masterplan included an administration and staff centre, junior general learning centre, resource centre, multipurpose hall, outdoor playing courts, hospitality block, canteen, science centre, and technology centre.
Biscoe Wilson Architects have developed a wide range of experience in the education sector and Calliope demonstrates the firm’s mission to design facilities that provide comfort, innovation, and inspiration.
Essential in achieving these goals was the choice of materials. From the colorbond rooves and awnings to the metal wall cladding to the Safetyline Jalousie louvre windows. Each was carefully selected for their sustainability and durability features and ease of maintenance.
In the pursuit of maximum ventilation, louvres provide an attractive and stylish ventilation solution, particularly in North Queensland’s warm and humid climate. Utilising Safetyline Jalousie’s extra-wide spans, louvres were specified throughout the 9 buildings to promote natural airflow and reduce the reliance on air conditioning and its associated costs.
Equally important considerations that led Safetyline Jalousie to be specified over other louvre options was the quality engineering of the product. When considering the longevity of the materials and the entire lifecycle of the project, the strong, robust, and secure nature of Safetyline Jalousie louvre windows stood out. The extensive use and proven success of Safetyline Jalousie louvres in education facilities across Australia also supported the decision-making process.
The design team opted for standard levers for ease of operation for both teachers and students. The sturdy metal operators are cam driven to open to 3 different opening positions for control of airflow.
Safetyline Jalousie offers guarantees and warranties and conforms to an industry code of conduct designed to protect consumers. This along with the after-sales service offed by Safetyline Jalousie provided Biscoe Wilson Architects and The Department of Education with additional confidence. All service and maintenance requests can be made via Safetyline Jalousie’s head office and our trained and skilled service team attend to all cities and regional areas of Australia to ensure that the quality of the product is always retained.
Quantity Supplied 458
Width Various up to 1400mm
Colour/Finish Dulux Pearl Kinetic Pearl Satin (9717043K)
Louvres 6.38mm Clear Laminate / Translucent Laminate / Aluminium
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