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Vertical schools – the only way is up

July 16, 2017

Vinh Le recently spoke to the Property Council of Australia (PCA) about the new trend towards vertical schools in urban areas

As people move back into our city centres, vertical schools are rising up across the country. But they require a rethink of how we use space, says Wood & Grieve Engineers’ Vinh Le.

Melbourne’s first vertical school, Haileybury’s city campus, welcomed its first cohort of students in January. In nearby Prahran, the Victorian Government’s $25 million high school on Swinburne University’s old campus is taking shape.

In Sydney, the NSW Government has plans to rebuild Parramatta's Arthur Phillip High School into a 17-storey tower, while another high-rise high school in Surry Hills will cater to 1,200 students.

Read the full article in Property Australia.

  • Vinh Le

    Vinh has solved many technical problems while leading electrical engineering projects such as the Penguin Parade Visitor Centre that saved his client money. He is specialised in the design and documentation of education and commercial projects.

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