Size/ 19,280 m²
Competition/ Open RFP process, 2018
Status/ Expected completion 2022
Client/ Curtin University
Lead Design Architect/ Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
Architect of Record/ Hames Sharley
Visuals/ Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
For the past 47 years, the TL Robertson Library at Curtin University in Perth, Australia has stood as an iconic brutalist structure that welcomes two million visits annually by students, faculty, and the greater Perth community. The redevelopment of the library that will modernise the building, making it more than just a storehouse of books. The new open, light-filled scheme will support knowledge sharing and connection, and ensure the library meets the needs of future users.