SA Water House

Location Adelaide, Australia
Services Sustainable design 
Sector Workplace 
Client Catholic Church Endowment Society
Architect HASSELL
Imagery © Earl Carter

David Clark

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South Australia (SA) Water House became the largest building in Australia to achieve a 6 Star Green Star Office Design rating, representing world leadership. It includes an underfloor air cooling/heating system, a large glass veil to the west façade and trigeneration.

The 10-storey building, tenanted by SA Water and the Environment Protection Agency, was developed to integrate their laboratories and offices into one facility. The building features a range of practical and innovative solutions to achieve SA Water’s stringent sustainability performance requirements.

  • Good Green Design Awards (2011), Award Winner, Green Architecture
  • Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards (2010), South Australian Development of the Year
  • Australian Institute of Architects National Awards (2009), Award for Sustainable Architecture
  • BPN Sustainability Awards(2009), Large Commercial
  • DIA South Australian Design Awards (2009), Award of Merit,Built Environment
  • Australian Institute of Architects (SA) Awards (2009), Keith Neighbour Award for Commercial Architecture
  • Australian Institute of Architects (SA) Awards (2009), Architecture Award–Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design Awards (IDA) (2009), Environmentally Sustainable Design

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