Goulburn Performing Arts Centre, 163 Auburn Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
The Goulburn Performing Arts Centre comprises an adaptive reuse of the existing McDermott Centre (Old Town Hall 1887 – 1990) where the original Town Hall forms part of the Front Of House (including Café, Offices, Foyer, etc.) for a new modern state of the art 400 two-tiered seated performing arts centre complete with a comprehensive Back Of House (including Stage, Fly Towers, Control Rooms, Follow Spots, Change Rooms, Green Room, Travelling Offices, etc.).
Northrop were engaged to provide comprehensive Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic and Fire Services Engineering designs, value engineering and documentation working with the project Architect as head consultant in close consultation with the Goulburn Mulwaree Council.
Based on experience in leading edge designs married with heritage and sustainability know how we were able to assist the client realise their expectations whilst managing the many stakeholders on such a vital local community project. It was critical throughout to ensure that not only was the community outcome achievable, but that it be enduring and flexible as the facility will become an a future iconic heritage building in the heart of Australia’s first inland city.
Architect: Brewster Hjorth Architects