La Trobe University Student Accommodation, Melbourne
Multiplex has been appointed to construct the new La Trobe University $100 million sustainable Student Accommodation.
Designed by JCB Architects, La Trobe University’s Student Accommodation is set to be the largest mass timber project in Victoria. The new housing will include single, four, five and six-bed apartments, including 13 accessible units, and shared amenities spaces with landscaping joining the two buildings together.
The building design comprises innovative, sustainable and environmental features, with most of the existing trees preserved in the design of the buildings. Most of the construction will also be prefabricated off-site to ensure an efficient and noise-free construction period for current staff and students.