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Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre by Bourke & Bouteloup Architects

The BMTC project provides a consolidated centre for education and training in Technical Engineering and Diploma of Meteorology courses for internation and post-graduate students.  A mixture of specific practical and theory courses are taught in this facility with specialist equipment, general classrooms and outdoors areas.  Education and training streams include Air and Field Observations, Antarctic field training and Meteorology. 

The project includes a Reception, Classrooms, Lecture/Multi-purpose room, Staff offices, Video editing, Library, Breakout spaces, Meeting rooms, video conference spaces and landscaping. The building was also designed to function as a Disaster
Recovery Centre with dedicated essential service provisions

The facility caters for some long term simulation exercises and has been designed to allow for informal learning and breakout areas to improve the amenities for staff and students and to support intensive learning activities.  

Photographs: Peter Bennetts

BMTC learning room

BMTC Corridor and Office

BMTC Outdoor training spaceBMTC entranceBMTC Reception map wall

Kitchen

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