Burwood Highway Frontage Building
Building BC creates a signature entrance to Deakin's Melbourne Burwood Campus. This contemporary and stylish building consists of an eight-level tower connected to a five-level podium building, running between the two University entrances along the Burwood Highway.
Status: Complete (Defects)
Architect: Woods Bagot
Lead contractor: Hansen Yuncken
Additional fit-out works: Loaram Constructions
Building BC is now occupied by the Faculty of Health plus a number of administrative support areas including the Vice-President (Advancement), Chief Financial Officer, Deakin Learning Futures, the Burwood Corporate Centre and Research Services. It supports office-based research spaces, retail, meeting, executive and administrative spaces, an information/visitor centre and art displays.
Mrs. Robinson on the ground floor is an exquisite new restaurant located at the entrance to the Burwood Campus and open to the public. It provides multiple dining experiences from café and ' grab & go' to a full table-service restaurant with lounge bar and alfresco dining.
|Levels 1 & 2||Hospitality and event spaces, including Mrs Robinson restaurant and the Burwood Corporate Centre. The Burwood Corporate Centre includes 10 boardrooms, a lounge and large conference rooms. With a full catering service available, the Burwood Corporate Centre is open to Deakin University's corporate partners.|
|Levels 3, 4 & 5||Spaces for the Faculty of Health, including the School of Psychology, School of Health and Social Development, and the Centre for Population Health.|
|Level 6||Office for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Chief Financial Officer's staff|
|Level 7||Vice-President (Advancement) and staff of the Advancement Portfolio|
|Level 8||Advancement (Donor Relations) staff and the Vice-Chancellor's Office|
Staff moved into the new building in 2014. A refurbishment program, the Burwood Campus Development project, is now underway to upgrade the vacated buildings, creating new teaching and research facilities and co-locating staff from several business areas.