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Newman college building

Newman college, Melbourne

Project

Newman College, Melbourne

Client

Newman College

Architect

Falkinger Andronas

Services

Architectural Conservation

DescriptionNewman college wall

Residential college at the University of Melbourne, designed by Walter Burley Griffin in the 1920s. Two storey building clad with Barrabool Sandstone with a variety of finishes.

Outcomes

  • Review of past stone conservation works
  • Evaluation of a wide range of conservation options for the decayed Barrabool Sandstone
  • Comparison of alternative replacement sandstones
  • Comparison in artificial stone repair techniques
  • Cost estimates for preferred alternatives
  • Recommendations for conservation works

 

 

Newman College stone samples