Geelong Grammar Primary

A place of learning, through and with nature.

Project team:
Andrew Burns, Tiffany Liew, Nicholas Bucci, Jaymus Lim, Hannah Hill-Wade, Jordan Silver

Architecture AND have been engaged for a primary campus for Geelong Grammar, located at the Corio Campus, undertaken in collaboration with MALA landscape and Right Angle. The project comprises an early learning centre for 80 students, in addition to a Prep-Year 6 campus, double stream.

Working closely with GGS community, executive and operational teams, the project has been developed explicitly in response to Geelong Grammar’s strategic pillars; adventure, creative and positive education. In particular, the project creates a setting for adventure education, providing a set of learning spaces intimately connected to the landscape.

The design has been informed by a thorough consultation process with executive, teaching staff, specialist staff and School Council, leading to a proposal that is well positioned to enhance the GGS community.

The 'mountain' comprises an amphitheatre flanked by a series of tiered spaces for small groups.

The 'Greenhouse'; a hybrid building comprising sport, learning, gathering and staff spaces.

The Greenhouse cloak is clad with a gradient of colour tones; reflecting the surrounding environment.