Warrnambool Hospital uses Airboard Metal
Allplastics supplied the interior decorative glazing panels for the South West Healthcare’s Warrnambool Base Hospital. It is Victoria’s largest integrated Primary Care facility delivering contemporary 21st century healthcare.
This state of the art, “one stop health shop” houses 260 staff offering a large range of community health, medical, plus mental health services. Health Science Planning Consultants developed a master plan for the $115 M project.
The architectural design was inspired by abstracted images of the local coastline environment, the sea and the strong identity of the “Ship wreck coast”.
Courtyard walls and walls behind the perforated screens are pre-cast concrete in textured finish. Intricate metal screens provide a linking element and sun shading to the eastern facade.
Metal AIR-Board® UV PC panels from Allplastics blend perfectly with the geometry of the outdoor screens. The panels were installed by the builders CE Australia and are located at the entrance to the offices of the various departments.
Metal Air-board® UV PC Composite panels are ultra-light, composed of highly transparent 2 mm Thick UV protected PC (Polycarbonate) top sheets and a hexagonal aluminium honeycomb core. Panel size 3020 x 1220 x 19 mm. Standard cell dimensions 12.7 mm are available on existing stock. Cell diameters 6.4 mm, 9.5 mm and large 25.9 mm upon request for projects. In addition top sheets of tinted or satin colours can be made for minimum runs of 200 square meters.
Due to its unique aesthetic value, rigidity, lightweight and transparency, Metal AIR-Board® is widely used for internal architectural, decorative, glazing and furniture applications. The panels can be easily cut and finished with edging in clear or other colours.
The original press release can be found here.
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