Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Sydney, Australia Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Sydney, Australia

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Sydney, Australia

Client: City of Sydney

Services: Cost Management & Quantity Surveying

Overview

Named after Australia’s swimming champion, the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is unique in its wave design, suggestive of a breaking ocean wave. Clear glass walls on the east and west façades provide city skyline views for swimmers.

The centre feature is a suspended 50-metre pool beneath the curved design roof, as well as a leisure pool, program pool with outdoor terrace, sports medicine clinic and associated amenities and staff facilities.

The Details

The centre has received numerous awards including the AIA (NSW) Public Architecture Award, 2008.

RLB provided cost planning, bills of quantities, and post contract services.