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Newcastle Courthouse

Newcastle

The Newcastle Courthouse is located on Hunter Street within Sydney’s main civic precinct, housing both a courthouse and local government office.

 

The design includes twelve courtrooms and appears open and inviting while conveying its civic importance. The experience of the public has been given high-priority through open atrium spaces, integrated public art and waiting environments with high levels of comfort – including separated spaces for opposing parties.

The triangular shape of the site was utilised with internal public circulation and waiting spaces that overlook the entry forecourt. Designers also used the building’s shape to take advantage of good solar access and views of the harbour.

Awards

Commendation, Public Architecture, AIA NSW, 2016

Technical Information

City
Newcastle
Year
2015
Client
NSW Department of Justice
Status
Completed, 2011-2015
Key Consultants
APP, AECOM, Taylor Thomson Whitting, WSP, JBA, Turf Design, Douglas Partners, MGAC, GML Heritage, Aquenta
Builder
John Holland
Cost
$94,000,000
Gross Floor Area
10,500m2