The Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre, located within the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanical Gardens, is a specialised arts and ecology centre. The Centre provides the community with an inviting place for art workshops, social gatherings, community and cultural meetings.
The building design gives strong consideration to its setting in the gardens, and the Centre is an example of optimum sustainable architecture and landscape design. The Centre generates its own solar power, rainwater harvesting supplies water to the building and the materials used are sustainable. With the emphasis on ecologically sustainable design, it was important for the Centre to be built to maximise natural ventilation and capture cooling breezes as opposed to installing air conditioning.
Safetyline Jalousie louvres were chosen because of their impenetrable security system – the louvres are used at both high and low levels throughout the Centre, so Safetyline Jalousie louvres provide peace of mind against break-ins. Also of benefit was Safetyline’s weatherproof seals, keeping out inclement weather when the louvres are in a closed position.
From an aesthetic perspective, Safetyline Jalousie’s large widths provide good composition when used in combination with regular glazed windows.
Quantity Supplied 38
Height 469mm – 2289mm
Colour/Finish Clear anodised
Louvres 6mm Evantage Grey toughened glass
Operation Combination of standard levers and motorised
Additional Info. Motors are connected to and controlled by the building management system
Architect Guymer Bailey Architects
Safetyline Jalousie participates in a series of industry networking events and trade shows across Australia each year.