Delivered by Multiplex, the New Academic Building at Murdoch University will be the largest mass timber construction in Western Australia.

The unique structure will span four storeys, and comprise of glulam and laminated timber sourced from sustainable suppliers in Australia and Europe. It will be a 6 Star Green Star Ecologically Sustainable Development, as accredited by the Green Building Council of Australia.

In bidding for the project, Multiplex responded to the opportunity to showcase the University’s sustainability ethos while providing flexibility for its future learning requirements.

The project demonstrates to industry, and in particular current industry students, the innovation that can be applied to future construction projects.