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National Cartoon Gallery

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Project Description

National Cartoon Gallery

Project: National Cartoon Gallery
Project Location: John Champion Way, Coffs harbour, NSW
Project Size: 738m²
Architect: G2 Architects – Ann Gee & Oliver Gee
Builder: F.M Glenn Constructions Pty Ltd
Engineer: de Groot & Benson

Arcpanel (160mm Custom Panel) curved and straight roof panels

G2 Architects were engaged to design an extension for Coffs Habour’s National Cartoon Gallery. With a team of multi award winning passionate architects and draftsman, G2 have the contacts to ensure quality outcomes.

The Gallery has transitioned from a World War II communications bunker to ‘the spiritual home of cartooning in Australia’. The gallery sits directly above the original bunker and maintains the same width.

Unique characteristics of the project include the amazing barrel style roof. This provides an amazing, awe inspiring finish to the buildings exterior, with a beautiful, contemporary interior space.

Benefits using of using the Arcpanel product on the project included quick Installation for such a difficult designed roof.

The Arcpanel Curved Roof Panels were a great choice as they achieved the desired curve and require no internal lining as it is a pre-finished product. The corrugation has an excellent effect on the inside creating a magnificent feature.

The state government provided a $2.6 million grant to build the extension. Paul McKeon, chair of the National Cartoon Gallery said that the extension is, “The most most beautiful Nissen hut in the world”.

ARCPANEL systems are designed to be highly customisable while reducing construction time, onsite labour, and cost. Panel lengths are made to order and available in lengths up to 20 metres. Top & bottom sheet colours can be selected from the COLORBOND® range. Our staff are available to provide support on demand throughout the design, documentation, and construction phases for all project irrespective of size.

Please contact us, we are only too happy to assist with your design endeavours.

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