The Leven Centre

The Leven Centre

The Leven Centre is located in Ulverstone, Tasmania. The project is a joint venture between the Federal Government, University of Tasmania and the Mt St Vincent Nursing Home and Therapy Centre. The new stand-alone facility provides the North West Coast with a dedicated teaching, community and aged care support facility, increasing student and local support resources and broadening the range of professional education, dementia and palliative care opportunities. A complex brief called for a mix of flexible shared community and teaching spaces, mixed media teleconference facilities and private office and research areas to accommodate the needs of a wide range of potential end users. The building meets these needs with a deceptively pared back but accommodating spatial arrangement. The program is arranged with large public spaces focussing on the river views, smaller private spaces focussing on a sheltered courtyard and a central corridor providing a connection between the two. Light from high-level windows/skylights casts ever-changing patterns throughout the circulation zone and reflects across polished concrete floors below.


Preston Lane


Structural Engineer – Gandy & Roberts Consulting Engineers

Hydraulic Consultant – Engineering Solutions Tasmania

Electrical Consultant – Engineering Solutions Tasmania

Services Consultant – Engineering Solutions Tasmania

Building Surveyor – Holdfast Consulting

Cost Consultant – Core Construction Management


VOS Construction


Adam Gibson


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