The Ben Lexcen Terrace, Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney NSW
Moisture-resistant and Fire Group rating challenges met with SUPACOUSTIC panels
Posted By: Liana Pascoe 13th, July 2023
The Australian National Maritime Museum project was undertaken as a redevelopment of the original museum built more than 25 years ago, as a key attraction in the heart of Sydney's Darling Harbour. The Ben Lexcen Terrace was the part of the museum site that was refurbished featuring the SUPAWOOD product.
Designing stakeholders for the project required a decorative panel solution that was Fire Group 3 rated, curvable, and moisture-resistant to suit the coastal, water-front location of the project.
With a wet-sealed Natural Timber Veneer SUPACOUSTIC panel, the creative challenges of the design team were solved, with the product delivering the warmth of natural timber tones, while meeting the building requirements in place for the government project.
The sound absorption capabilities of the chosen SUPAWOOD acoustic product, transformed the typically noisy eating area into a quieter, more enjoyable environment for patrons to be in.
Project: The Ben Lexcen Terrace, Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney NSW
Address: 2 Murray Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Custom curved SUPACOUSTIC SP4/70 Hoop Pine Natural Timber Veneer, Fire Group 3 rated, moisture-resistant.
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Architect/Designer: Ecosystem Architecture
Builder: Aurify Constructions
Installer: Interior Master
Stuctural & MEP Engineers: Meinhardt
Photos: Courtesy of Ecosystem Architecture