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Bendigo Tech School

Architect: Vincent Chrisp and Associates 2018

Bendigo | 13

Building Description

Bendigo Tech School is part of the new state of the art Engineering and Technology Building on the La Trobe Bendigo Campus. Tech Schools are centres of deep learning that seek to empower students with the skills required for the jobs of the future: critical and creative thinking, creativity, innovation, problem-solving, leadership, teamwork and entrepreneurship. Learning programs are linked to industry areas forecast to have the strongest growth in Bendigo; these include medical technology and pharmaceuticals, new energy technology, food and fibre, advanced manufacturing, transport, defence, and construction technology.

Co-located with the School of Engineering on the La Trobe Bendigo Campus, the Tech School features a range of exciting digital technologies including VR and AR, robotics, and advanced manufacturing, along with state-of-the-art presentation spaces and storage facilities. Bendigo Tech School was designed by Vincent Chrisp Architects, and in partnership with La Trobe University and Bendigo schools and industry. The interior is designed to be highly flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of programs, and responsive to evolving technology.

Engineering and Technology Building, La Trobe University Bendigo Campus, Sharon Street, Flora Hill VIC 3550 (corner Sharon Street and Keck Street)

What's On

Take a tour with the Tech School Director to find out how this hi-tech space connects young people with industry, technology and the future of work.

Need to Know

  • Open: Saturday 26 October 10am-2pm

  • Tour Type: Open Entry, Guided

  • Tour Details: Tours at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, running for 45 minutes

  • Access: Fully accessible. All ages

  • Notes: Toilets available. Tour meeting point is the Level 1 entry foyer. Unmetered and untimed parking is available on Sharon Street.

  • Building Type: Education

  • Architecture Era: Contemporary (2001- current)

  • Transport: Bus route 62 or 63 from Bendigo Station to La Trobe University stop. Receive 15% off GoGet with the code OHM15, see Top Tips For A Great Weekend page for more details.

  • Website: vincentchrisp.com.au

  • Photo Credit: Courtesy of La Trobe University

Location

Engineering and Technology Building, La Trobe University Bendigo Campus, Sharon Street, Flora Hill, Bendigo VIC

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