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Melbourne Design Week - Open State: VCCC, Wednesday 22 March 10am_1
Wed. 22 March 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am AEDT
Melbourne Design Week - Open State: Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre tour
The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre is a purpose-built centre-of-excellence for cancer research, treatment, education and care, home to Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne. Australia’s first comprehensive cancer centre, it was delivered as a public private partnership between the Victorian Government and the Plenary Health consortium. Tour the facility with architects from the Silver Thomas Hanley, DesignInc and McBride Charles Ryan (STHDI+MCR) design team, experiencing experiencing the welcome hall and central light-filled atrium that extends through the facility, as well as the wellness centre and terrace garden on level 1, and the interactive hub and landscaped terrace on level 7 – one of the largest rooftop gardens in Australia.
Open State is part of the Melbourne Design Week, an annual design program linking creativity with business and community. Each year the program will explore the value of good design in a ten-day, city-wide celebration offering talks by leading designers, tours, workshops and industry events at NGV and partner venues throughout Melbourne. The theme for 2017 is Design Values. It asks: what does design value and how do we value design? Find out more here.
Open State is presented by Open House Melbourne on behalf of Creative Victoria and NGV for Melbourne Design Week.