TMAG – Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Redevelopment – Australia - Project Profile
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Authority (TMAG) is planning to undertake the redevelopment of TMAG in Hobart, Australia.
The project involves the redevelopment of museum and art gallery and is being executed in two stages.
The first stage includes the redevelopment of buildings and the Courtyard area.
The second stage includes the refurbishment of nominated existing heritage buildings to create new gallery spaces, raising the existing glass roof of the heritage listed Henry Hunter Gallery and reorienting a path through the courtyard to a new main entry to TMAG.
Architect Johnson Pilton Walker (JPW) in association with Tasmanian-based architectural firm Terroir has been appointed to develop the master plan.
Taylor Thomson Whitting has been appointed as structural, civil and traffic consultant, Steensen Varming as mechanical, electrical, communications, lighting and lift consultant; Warren Smith & Partners as hydraulic and fire services consultant, Philip Chun as fire, BCA and accessibility consultant; Godden Mackay Logan as archaeology consultant, and Design 5 as heritage consultant.
Root Projects Australia (RPA) was appointed to explore options for the redevelopment of the site. The scope of work includes development of strategic directions and preliminary concepts, an investigation and assessment of site options, a determination of functional and organizational requirements, a feasibility assessment and preparation of a business case.
RPA is also providing project management services through concept design, design development and documentation for tendering and construction of second stage.
VOS Construction & Joinery has been appointed as main contractor for the first stage.
In September 2008, the master plan was released and presented for public consultation. In October 2009, architectural firm Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp was appointed to undertake architectural design. In October 2010, designs were released.
In November 2011, construction work on first stage commenced and was completed in March 2013.
TMAG is awaiting necessary approvals from Government.
The project involves the redevelopment of museum and art gallery in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
The US$210 million project includes the following:
1. Redevelopment of buildings and courtyard area under first stage
2. Redevelopment of heritage buildings to create new gallery spaces under second stage
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