Client
GHP Architects

Year
2010

Value
$8.2 million

Location
Orange, New South Wales

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The $8.2 million centre was constructed on the existing Aquatic Centre site adjacent to the Olympic Pool. ADG were engaged by GHP Architects to provide a multi-disciplinary design including structural, civil, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and ESD.

The new facility includes an indoor heated 25-metre eight lane pool, the covering of the existing toddlers’ pool, tiered seating for 200, a crèche, a new kiosk and outdoor café area, additional parking, new change rooms, a courtyard and upgraded entry.

Orange Aquatic Centre

CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL / BUILDING SERVICES / HYDRAULICS / DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION

Orange, New South Wales

The structural design solution included high strength galvanised cable as the bottom chord member to provide a light and visually attractive solution.

Our approach complements the multi-layered polycarbonate roofing systems, enhancing the passive solar energy collected by the building. Waste heat is super condensed and able to be reused in heat delivery to pool water, slab heating and amenities pre-heating.