Hallett Cove East Primary School
HALLETT COVE, SA
TSDB was engaged to deliver a new single story general learning building and 2 large external shade covers with a combined area of 1600m2 and relocate two existing playgrounds as part of the school’s physical education curriculum and the Building Education Revolution Government school projects.
Using a blend of conventional building materials such as contrasting face brickwork, CFC cladding, timber screen walls, colorbond wall and roof sheeting, making this blend into existing urban setting while provides a modern contemporary finish. Sliding doors between classrooms provide ultimate flexibility for teaching purposes. Bi-fold doors between a 25m2 pergola that forms an outdoor learning area and provide natural light and ventilation.
Environmentally friendly features are present in this project, such as rainwater harvesting from the roof stored in polyethylene water tanks and used for irrigation. Maximising the lawn areas including re-leveling the existing site to improve site drainage and to reduce storm water runoff. High level automated glazed louvers encourage cooling breezes and ventilation, the use of solar panels making this building self-sufficient.