Broome North Primary School is a new build two-stream State Primary School with a dental therapy unit that opened in 2015. The school was based on the WA Department of Education standard pattern primary school. After review of the standard pattern school design and details, Engawa were given approval to modify some design elements, material […]
Ngalangangpum School was irreparably damaged by floods in 2011 leading to a major re-build of the school. Whilst many projects in the flooding rebuild enjoyed generous budgets, the school budget was very tight and required discipline at all levels to achieve a positive outcome. The new school has produced an extremely well equipped K-10 facility including […]
St Mary’s College in Broome is a K-12 Catholic college. The science facility is focussed on the high school curriculum requirements but also accommodates some inspiration in science for the younger mind. Elements of climate responsive design allow the students to interact with the building. A dedicated aquaculture facility creates an interesting science space as well […]
The original brief for this project was to knock down some trees to make space for more buildings. In looking at the use of space it was evident that the school community pedagogically embraced the use of the outdoors. A number of the original buildings were dilapidated projects that were both visually poor and structurally […]
Balgo is a remote indigenous community located 300km south of Halls Creek. The Trade Skills Centre services three remote communities in the region and provides hospitality, horticulture, woodwork and metalwork training. The facility was created from some old buildings re-purposed as a new training facility.
Broome Residential College provides residential accommodation for 116 boarding secondary students from throughout the Kimberley region. Most students come from remote indigenous communities. The facility has been designed to accommodate cultural practices as well as providing a high level of security and safety for all students.
As School Architects for St Mary’s College in Broome, Engawa Architects was engaged to design and deliver the first stage in a six-stage master plan redevelopment; a new 3-stream Kindergarten, new Staffroom and alterations to the existing Administration building. The Kindy brief required a dynamic learning facility that supported interactive self-guided learning experiences and supported […]
As School Architects for St Joseph’s School in Wyndham, Engawa Architects developed a two-stage masterplan to deliver a brand-new school. The first stage included a new Administration building and new classroom block. Wyndham’s extreme climate includes very high temperatures and humidity and heavy wet season rains and so the new school buildings needed to provide […]