6 Degrees Architects
Albert Park Secondary College is built on the former site of the South Melbourne Gas Plant and is the second school to be built on the site (formally the South Melbourne High School). In 2008 the existing decaying school was demolished and the new reinvented Albert Park Secondary College was born in 2010. Strong student results since inception have seen enrolments continue to grow, with no new land being released in Albert Park the schools principle is continually thinking outside the square to facilitate the needs of the growing number of students.
Stokes Rousseau was engaged by the Department of Education and Training to convert an existing roof space into a new media centre and staff room large enough to seat 50 students. Bored piers, mass concrete pads and large structural steel beams support a new mezzanine floor that effortlessly floats within an existing structure. Sparing no expenses on architectural design and internal finishes the 2 new classrooms spaces and stadium seating lecture area will inspire students and bring out their best for years to come.