HASSELL: ANZ centre best interiors and fit out project at WAF 2010
nov 18, 2010
HASSELL: ANZ centre best interiors and fit out project at WAF 2010


HASSELL: ANZ centre best interiors and fit out project at WAF 2010
all images courtesy hassell
photographer: earl carter (unless otherwise noted)

 

 

 

 

australian architectural office HASSELL has won the best interiors and fit out award at this year’s world architecture festival with their project, ‘ANZ centre’.
located on the waterfront of melbourne, australia, the banking headquarters is designed to be open and permeable to the inhabitants’ activities.
the ‘urban campus’ houses 6,500 people and is the largest single-tenanted commercial office building in the country.

 

to compensate for its large scale, the project’s design aims to provide opportunities for small scale engagements through the breakdown of the layout. consisting of a
number of ‘hubs’ dedicated to a specific task, these local communities range from ‘play’ to ‘create’, the central atrium puts on display the different levels which are subtly
stepped from the ground floor to the top. each layer exhibits a different character that results in a dynamic effect when observed from the common space. 

 

 


main atrium view

 

 


(left) diverse hub types from the atrium
(right) view into ‘create’ hub

 



‘create’ hub

 

 


(left) ‘comon’ and atrium link
(right) view across ‘move’ hub

 



‘move’ hub

 



‘click’ hub

 

 


(left) view to ‘play’ hub
(right)view to ‘grow’ hub

 

 


‘play’ hub

 

 


‘grow’ hub

 

 


workspace

 

 


client meeting breakout space

 



exterior shot across the yarra river
photo: peter bennetts

 



floor plan / upper ground

 

 


floor plan / level 2

 



floor plan / level 9

 

 


section

comments policy
LOG IN VIA
login with designboom
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

product library