Rutherford Technical High School

Rutherford Technical High School

Rutherford Technical High School

Education Government

Nestled in the middle of the school, this project involved the design and construction of a new CAPA (Creative & Performing Arts) building, which incorporated:

  • A movement studio complete with sprung timber floor
  • A retractable tiered seating grandstand area to allow spectators to watch performances
  • 4 general learning spaces complete with acoustic wall linings
  • Smart TVs and electronic whiteboards
  • A full amenities facility with male & female change rooms
  • 2 storerooms, a comms room and a general control room.

The external paths included covered walkways to allow students and staff to access the building whilst being protected from the weather.

Some unique challenges of the works involved the issue of a rock platform being discovered within the footprint of the building, meaning the structural design needed to be amended mid-construction, and existing services were found to be not connected requiring redesigning. We were also undertaking works during both the trial & final HSC exams, so our program of works was modified to accommodate the needs of the students.

Design & Construction
Rutherford, NSW
NSW Department of Education


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