Late in 2014 we joined forces with Majstorovic Architecture and Jo Case Architect to prepare concept studies for two types of bus shelter for the Local Council. They needed to comply with the technical constraints of the building type, be highly durable, easily constructed, low maintenance, but also be representative of the region and to most importantly be friendly, functional and to make the wait a pleasant one.
By June 2015 the first of the "Coastal" Shelters were installed and operational and the first of the Rural Shelters were installed in Cooroy in early 2016.
At the 2016 Royal Australian Institute of Architects Sunshine Coast Regional Awards the shelter design was awarded a Regional Commendation and in addition received the 2016 Regional Building of the Year Award.
Mill finish aluminium framing and stained hardwood were selected as the main materials due to their cost, durability and timeless beauty.
The design for the rural variant shelter incorporates an elegant gable roof
This typology will be installed within all coastal areas of the Noosa Shire Council. The basic design allows for slight adaptation of the individual screening elements to suit the conditions of the exact location.
This typology will be installed within all "rural" areas of the Noosa Shire Council. Again the basic design allows for slight adaptation of the individual screening elements to suit the conditions of the exact location.