Baringa State Secondary College
Name: Baringa State Secondary College - New School Campus
Date: December 2020
Client: Department of Education, Qld Government.
Builder: FKG Group
Category: Educational, Government
8i Architects were engaged by FKG Group to design and document the first stage of a brand new $127 million school in Baringa for the Department of Education. This is 1 of 5 new schools delivered for the start of the 2021 school year.
The main scope of works for Stage 1 comprised of a total of 6 new buildings including an Administration and Resources Library, General Learning Areas, Multipurpose Hall with full size Futsal court, Science Labs, Manual Arts Workshops, Lecture Theatre, Canteen & Amenities, Music Classrooms, Gym/Kinesiology Centre, Multi-Storey General Learning Building, Food Studies and future commercial teaching kitchen.
The project also included provision of extensive ovals with areas for track and field events such as long jump, discus sustainable landscaping, a student drop-off, visitor and staff car parking, covered entry and walkways.
The multi-purpose hall is designed to be used by the local community.
Stage 1 was completed prior to the commencement of the 2021 school year.
Images: Creative Threshold + 8i Architects