St Andrews Church

St Andrews Church

This architect inspired innovative segmented portal frame building was prefabricated under Timberbuilt’s direction at International Panel and Lumber in South Australia and constructed at Gracemere, near Rockhampton in Queensland in 1995. This building demonstrates the possibilities for using structural LVL and structural plywood for a high appearance aesthetic.
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Project Details

LocationGracemere, Central Queensland


ArchitectKen McBryde and Stephanie Smith, Innovarchi Pty Ltd

BuilderClose Construction

Timber engineering design and workshop detailingTimberbuilt Pty Ltd

  • St. Andrews expressed a desire for departure from the steeply pitched roof form of the European church towards a new model, more suited to the Australian climate, and lifestyle
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