Lignapal Tasmanian Blackwood sets a sense of tradition and elegance at Trinity College, Melbourne

Trinity Gateway 2016

University of Melbourne

Project by

Mclldowie Partners Architechs & Interior Designers

Products Used

Lignapal Tasmanian Blackwood veneer (183.21)

The Gateway project forms a dramatic visual connection between the University of Melbourne campus and the centre of the Trinity College.

Project Architect, Stefanie Greiner from Mclldowie Partners was given the task to seamlessly reflect Melbourne’s history whilst being contemporary and innovative.

The Lignapal Tasmanian Blackwood was selected for its warm colouring and sustainable sourcing to form the facetted and complex geometry of the ceilings and wall panels of the Craig Auditorium of the Gateway building. Stefanie claims it was one of the highlights of the project.

Stefanie comments “The facetted surfaces are not only a source of delight aesthetically, they also work acoustically. The warmth of the timber wall visible through the glazed cloister walls adds to the invitation for students of both campuses to use the building as a gateway”

George Fethers’ Lignapal Tasmanian Blackwood without a doubt gave the space a sense of tradition and elegance.

Lignapal Tasmanian Blackwood (183.21) is available in 3m x 1.2m sheets on a variety of substrate thicknesses. Please contact George Fethers sales team for product enquiries on +61 3 8652 8000 or gfethers@gfethers.com.au.

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  • TASMANIAN BLACKWOOD 183.21

    Lignapal
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