Menzies Center

Occupying a large and significant site of the Hobart's CBD, the $62m Medical Sciences 2 project involved construction of a new 8 storey educational facility, and 250-seat lecture theatre, with basement carpark. The buildings are defined by their iconic facades, drawing upon themes from Hobart's mountains & waterways.

Crisp Bros. co-designed, supplied and installed the 834 folded anodised aluminium sunshades,122 custom anodised aluminium façade panels and lecture theatre building.

During the structural steel & facade drafting, the Crisp Bros. Tekla model was regularly used and relied upon by the designers and builders. This process facilitated a successful project for the client.

Aluminium Sunshades

  • Total project weight of 55.2t
  • 834 custom Anodised Aluminium Sunshades
  • Sunshade were manufactured out of 6mm thick 5005-H31 Aluminium Plate,
  • Sikaflex fixed custom Aluminium extrusion edge stiffening
  • 2,168 unique pressed bends (not one bend was typical)
  • Anodised in Tasmania

Aluminium Facade

  • Total project weight of 23.5t
  • 122 custom Anodised Aluminium Façade panels
  • Façade panels were manufactured out of 5mm thick 5005-H31 Aluminium Plate,
  • Manually made custom Aluminium extrusion edge stiffening
  • Anodised in Tasmania

Lecture Theatre Building

  • Total project weight of 84t
  • Intricately design steel structure