ACC Marsden Park, Technology HUB

The ACC Australian Christian College Technology Building is a landmark project meticulously crafted by MSK Architects Pty Ltd.

ACC Marsden Park, Technology HUB

The ACC Australian Christian College Technology Building is a landmark project meticulously crafted by MSK Architects Pty Ltd.

ACC Marsden Park, Technology HUB

The ACC Australian Christian College Technology Building is a landmark project meticulously crafted by MSK Architects Pty Ltd.

1323 ACC Technology Building

Introducing the ACC Australian Christian College Technology Building, a landmark project meticulously crafted by MSK Architects Pty Ltd. Completed in March 2024, this architectural endeavor marks a significant milestone in our firm's dedication to excellence in design and functionality. Seamlessly integrating with the recently completed Junior building, theTechnology Building sets a new standard for contemporary educational facilities.

Design Concept:

Our design philosophy centered on creating a modern facilitythat not only addresses the practical needs of the school but also fostersinnovation, collaboration, and immersive learning experiences. Drawinginspiration from the school's ethos, the Technology Building serves as a bridgebetween tradition and innovation, embodying a harmonious blend of timelessdesign and cutting-edge technology.

Key Features:

The Technology Building offers a diverse array of modernamenities tailored to support 21st-century teaching practices. Highlightsinclude high-tech audio and film recording studios, equipped withstate-of-the-art equipment to empower students to explore their creativity anddevelop their skills in media production. A connecting virtual reality labprovides immersive learning experiences across various subjects, fosteringengagement and curiosity among students. Additionally, a 140-seat lecturetheatre is designed to accommodate larger student gatherings, staff briefings,and educational presentations. Practical facilities such as an administrativeblock, uniform shop, and industrial kitchen are seamlessly integrated into thebuilding's design to ensure efficient school operations and meet the needs ofthe school community.

Architectural Highlights:

At the heart of the Technology Building lies its impressivethree-story-high atrium space, flooded with natural light streaming throughskylights. This spacious and inviting area serves as the central hub of thebuilding, facilitating connections and collaboration among students and staff.From the moment one enters the building, the seamless flow of space guidesvisitors through an immersive journey, culminating in a fully openable facadethat seamlessly integrates with the schoolyard, blurring the boundaries betweenindoor and outdoor environments.

The ACC Australian Christian College Technology Buildingrepresents a culmination of our firm's commitment to pushing architecturalboundaries while meeting the unique needs of our clients. We take immense pridein our role in this transformative project and remain dedicated to creatingspaces that inspire and enrich the educational experience for generations tocome.

Cutting-edge facilities designed for 21st-century education.

  • 2 Film Studios
  • Production Booth
  • 2 Podcast Studios
  • VR Lumination Lab
  • Studio Reception
  • Lecture Theatre
  • 2 Mac Labs
  • Robotics Lab
  • Makerspace
  • Library
  • Uniform Shop
  • Admin Front Desk

LECTURE THEATRE

This 140-seat lecture theatre is the ideal space for larger student gatherings and staff briefings.

  • 2x 98” TV screens
  • QSYS Automation audio system
  • Video inputs for 3 camera broadcasts
  • Integrated with production booth & studios
  • Retractable wall (to extend space as needed)

STUDIO 1 + PRODUCTION BOOTH

This broadcast recording studio functions as the main teaching space for students to learn the principles of broadcast media, filming, set design and mixing.

  • 3x 6K studio broadcast cameras
  • Vision switching and lighting controls
  • Camera colour control units
  • Graphics creation software
  • 8x wireless comms headsets
  • Audio mixing desk

STUDIO 2

This film studio is dedicated to producing content for our Distance Education School as well as providing support for teachers on campus.

  • 6K studio broadcast camera
  • 98” TV backdrop
  • Video mixer
  • Automated controller
  • Live streaming capabilities

STUDIO 3

This daylight photography studio is the perfect space for students to learn and hone their photography skills.

  • 2x Canon Mirrorless cameras
  • Wireless flash heads
  • Blackout blinds
  • 8x coloured backdrops

PODCAST STUDIOS

In the two podcast studios, students can create their own podcasts or verbally reflect upon, and record, their assessments.

  • 4x Rode PodMics in each studio
  • Rodecaster 2 audio production desk
  • Sound treated walls and ceilings

LUMINATION LAB
(VIRTUAL REALITY)

This virtual and augmented reality lab allows students to engage in experiential learning across all subjects. This approach encourages a fully collaborative experience whereby students are immersed in learning while their peers are coaching and assisting them through that learning experience.

  • 4x HTC Vive VR headsets
  • 10M x 3M LED wall
  • 2x class sets of 360 cameras & merge cubes
  • 2x class sets of portable VR headsets (powered by 50 iPhones)

Location: Marsden Park, NSW

Completion date: 2024

Location:

NSW, Australia

Completion Date: