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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.


Project Manager: Amanda Harris 03 9251 7728

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.


Burwood Highway Frontage Building
Artist impression of the Burwood Highway Frontage Building

In this new building:

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 earlier in 2014. A refurbishment program, the Burwood Campus Development project, is now underway. This project will upgrade the vacated buildings to create new teaching and research facilities and to co-locate staff within business areas.

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