UNEARTHING. HERRING ISLAND DISCOVERY CENTRE SITE MAP - 1:1000
Entry/office Recent past Colonisation Stage/storage/bathroom Living environment Geological discovery
AB The ENTRY/OFFICE area is located at the start RECENT PAST of the walking track so that visitors can access information at the first stop. BA The RECENT PAST area is a semi sheltered area featuring both visual displays and and text BB based information about Herring Island.
The COLONISATION area features a second storey balcony and a third storey look-out point, as well as a gallery of information.
PERSPECTIVE RECENT PAST GROUND FLOOR
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STAGE ELEVATION DB
PERSPECTIVE - STAGE/STORAGE/BATHROOMS The STAGE/STORAGE/BATHROOM area features large storage and performing spaces as well as an amphitheatre for 100 people and a toilet block that caters for more than one person at an given time.
GEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY F
LIVING ENVIRONMENT E
EB ELEVATION EB
SECTION FA PERSPECTIVE - LIVING ENVIRONMENT The LIVING ENVIRONMENT area features a pathway surrounded by flora native to the island accompanied by supporting information relating to animals native to the island as well as a number of sheltered seats.
The GEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY area features an underground gallery with text based information as well as samples of the island geological make-up and a glass barrier to see the ground as it is.
Building walls at the Herring Island Discovery Centre are all 77mm conrete with 3mm corten cladding and 10mm plaster on the inside, for a total thickness of 90mm. In the case of more than one storey, heavy duty anchor bolts are used to hold I-beams which support timber floorboards. These buildings are meant to be passed through at a leisurely pace and so they have been constructed relatively light.
PERSPECTIVE - GEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY
PROPOSED SITE AND SURROUNDING CONTEXT The image to the left depicts what the proposed site will look like when constructed, showing a selective view of the proposed discovery centre including the ENTRY/OFFICE, RECENT PAST, COLONISATION and STAGE/STORAGE/BATHROOMS buildings. All plans, sections and elevations at LUKE MADDEN 1:100 and facing 359911 north unless stated otherwise. ADS1: EARTH