Elder Hall Restoration
Restoration works at the northern end of Elder Hall complete the conservation of one of the University's most significant heritage buildings.
This was the final project in a seven-year endeavour to restore the interior and exterior of Elder Hall.
Previous works have included refurbishment of the main hall, foyer, bathrooms and practice rooms; improved acoustics in the main hall with new audio-visual and lighting systems; asbestos removal; sandstone restoration and other heritage repairs.
- Location: Elder Hall, North Terrace Campus
- Cost: $4 million
- Completed: October 2018
- Architect: DASH Architects
- Demolition of the 1961 hall extension and replacement of the damaged suspended walkway
- Stone conservation and restoration to the building facade
- Improved accessibility to Hub Central and Elder Hall
- Significant base building upgrades with new plumbing and electrical services
- New paving and landscaping in the adjacent plaza
SA Architecture Awards 2019
The David Saunders Award for Heritage - Elder Hall Northern Upgrade and Conservation Works (DASH Architects)
Master Builders SA Buildings Excellence Awards
Excellence in Structure/Envelope (Commercial Award) - Elder Hall Northern Façade Conservation (HSR Australia Group)