Margate Medical Centre

Name: Margate Medical Centre

Date: Jul-2011

Client: Chatham Property Projects

Builder: Constructions Group (formerly Ray White Constructions)

Category: Medical, Commercial


Margate Medical Centre is a multi-tenancy medical centre on a 3245m² site in central Margate.

The 1185m² Centre is made up of 6 tenancies that varies in size from 550m² to 75m². Tenancies include X-Ray, PathologyDentists and Centrelink.


The use of covered external verandahs link the tenancies and provides direct access to amenities and communal areas.

External colours and finishes were selected to highlight the materials used and provide a fresh contemporary appearance to complement the form of the building. Use of passive design principles including sunshading screens assist in reducing energy consumption.

Photographer: Taylormade Digital Images


8i Architects

8i Architects is a Brisbane based architectural design practice specialising in innovative, functional and sustainable design solutions. Our focus is on design excellence, providing quality spaces that are unique to the site and the client’s needs.


I have worked with Charmaine, Hieu and the team at 8i Architects for the past 6 years. I can honestly say that if you want no nonsense, non-ego based, well thought through and sensible architecture then let 8i manage your project for you. 


In my opinion 8i are big enough to handle projects up to the value of around $100m but small enough to provide the level of service that you won't get from the larger architectural firms who will give your project to a junior architect to manage. 


Michael Page

Project Officer, University of Queensland

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