Launch of Coal River Interpretive Centre Design “The Midden”

[In Transit] University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009

In Transit - University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009

In Transit - University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009

In Transit - University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009

All are welcome to attend an exhibition of designs by 2009 final year architecture students. The Invitation flyer for [In Transit] University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009 is above and the event is to be launched Friday November 13th 2009 at 6pm (for 6.30pm) at the Architecture Design Studio University of Newcastle.

Of especial interest is the final design by Andrew Cavill for ‘The Midden‘ which is the title of his beautiful and inspiring design for the Coal River Interpretation Centre. Andrew has synthesised thousands of years of Newcastle and the Hunter Region’s cultural and environmental heritage under the one roof in an iconic building design.

'The Midden' - Concept Design for Coal River Interpretative Centre by Andrew Cavill

'The Midden' - Concept Design for Coal River Interpretative Centre by Andrew Cavill

For the past year University of Newcastle architecture student Andrew Cavill has been working on plans for the historical, cultural and environmental interpretation, discovery and learning centre as part of his final year project. The final design has brought to life an iconic building structure that could will do Newcastle a great honour if the vision could be ever be realised. It includes exhibition and theatre spaces, art and craft and restoration and conservation workshop areas.

'The Midden' - Concept Design for Coal River Interpretative Centre by Andrew Cavill

'The Midden' - Concept Design for Coal River Interpretative Centre by Andrew Cavill

The goal is to improve our understanding of how Newcastle has developed into the city of today,  Mr Cavill said.

So please come along to support this fantastic new vision for the Newcastle’s Coal River Heritage Precinct.

Andrew Cavill - designer of 'The Midden' Architectural Concept design for Coal River Heritage Precinct Newcastle Australia.

Andrew Cavill - designer of 'The Midden' Architectural Concept design for Coal River Heritage Precinct Newcastle Australia.

WHEN: Friday November 13th 2009 at 6pm
WHERE: Architecture Design Studio University of Newcastle
COST: Free

[In Transit] University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009 (PDF file 512KB) – Download the invitation flyer here

Design for Coal River – Mulubinba Interpretative Centre

Andrew Cavill is a 5th Year Architecture student at the University of Newcastle that has chosen to design an interpretative centre for the Coal River Heritage Precinct as his final year project.

Vision of heritage showcase

Vision of heritage showcase