UoS – Chau Chak Wing Museum – New South Wales - Project Profile
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The University of Sydney (UoS) is planning to construct a museum in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The project involves the construction of a 6,000m2 museum building.
The project includes the construction of a 240-seat theater, exhibition space, a conservation laboratory, and parking spaces.
In September 2015, Dr. Chau Chak Wing, chairman of Kingold Group donated US$10 million grant for the project development and UoS invited expressions of interest for architects for designing the project.
In May 2016, Johnson Pilton Walker was appointed as the architect and Nelson Meers Foundation and Penelope Seidler donated US$1.26 million for the project.
In June, 2017, designs of the project is on exhibition for public comments and the project is awaiting approvals from New South Wales Planning and Environment Department.
Planning activities are underway. Construction works are expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2017 and expected to be complete by the fourth quarter of 2018.
The project involves the construction of a 6,000m2 museum building in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.