Collingwood TAFE, (former Collingwood Technical College), Johnston St, Collingwood (October 2010)

Digital Innovations Preservation, Victoria

The Victorian State Government recently announced an additional $10 million (bringing their total contribution to $13 million) to assist┬áCircus Oz┬áto relocate from their Port Melbourne base to the old Collingwood TAFE building at 241 Johnston St. Lovell Chen Architects and Heritage Consultants have been appointed as architects for the works required. Circus Oz hope to their new home opened by …

Collingwood TAFE, (former Collingwood Technical College), Johnston St, Collingwood (Winter 2007)

Digital Innovations Preservation, Victoria

The former ‘Collingwood Tech’ has been transformed into Australia’s first community justice centre. The school was designed in Moderne style by Victoria’s Government Architect, Percy Everett, in 1943 to replace a 1912 building destroyed by fire. Heritage Victoria advises that a $150,000 heritage grant was provided to fund repair and re-glazing of the original steel-framed windows, regarded as a striking …

Collingwood TAFE, (former Collingwood Technical College), Johnston St, Collingwood (Summer 2006)

Digital Innovations Preservation, Victoria

The City of Yarra has issued a permit for the adaptive re-use of the former Collingwood Technical School, designed by State Government architect, Percy Everett, who was responsible for numerous fine public buildings throughout Victoria. The permit ensures the retention of features such as steel windows, glazing, brick spandrels and the repair of face brickwork. The building has been vacant …

Collingwood TAFE, (former Collingwood Technical College), Johnston St, Collingwood (April 2006)

Digital Innovations Preservation, Victoria

The City of Yarra has approved plans for adaptive re-use of the site to a community centre. A new entrance will be constructed on the Wellington St side, and the Johnston St entrance will be retained. Council has imposed strict conditions on the works.