Bunbury Catholic College – Mercy Campus

A uniquely adult learning environment, with multiple spaces for students to connect and gather
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Bunbury Catholic College – Mercy Campus

Architect: Cox ArchitecturePhotographer: Peter BennettsAbout the project: This new secondary school on a greenfield site south of Perth demonstrates that it’s possible to build educational spaces that achieve both the civic presence they deserve, and provide intimate, student-scaled experiences.

The building exteriors are formal and singular using masonry as the primary material giving permanence and a “civic heart” to the school. Through the collaging of texture, colour and materials such as brick, concrete and ply, a series of dynamic internal streets have been created with ample opportunity to pause and connect.

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Bunbury Catholic College – Mercy Campus

Throughout, we see moments of delight as brick walls graciously curve and whimsical patterns are created through a deliberately hit and miss pattern.

This project reveals the positive impact of joyful and considered school design on both the children and community that it serves.

Oct 12, 2017

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