Design Guidelines
Macquarie University Property

Shared Science Laboratory

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Components

Planning

Planning

Site factors -
Room and Spaces Planning Requirements -
Design occupancy -
Area -
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Building fabric

General

General -
Design principles -
Materials & finishes -
Proprietary items -

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Materials & Finishes

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Roof

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External Walls

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Internal Walls

Impact Resistance -
Fire Rating -
Wall Finish -
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Floors

General Selection Requirements -
Variations -
Preferred Material Selection -
Concrete -
Carpet -
Entry Floor Mats -
Floor Tiles -
Ceramic Tiles -
Resilient Floor Finishes -
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Underfloor Ventilation

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Ceilings

Ceiling Finishes -
Ceiling Heights -
Ceiling Selection -
Acoustic Ceilings -

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Openings

Windows

Window Selection Requirements Windows are required for this space.
Glazing -
Observation Windows -
Visual Privacy -
Window Furniture -
Other Observation window to preparation, where possible, 900mm wide, from 1.2m to door Height (2.1m)
Double sided fume cupboard opening to Laboratory and Preparation (first laboratory only). Other laboratories to have single sided fume cupboards.
Maximise External glazing with sill height 1.2m
Adjustable openings min 7% of the floor area for ventilation

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Doors

Doors Type -
Door Function -
Fire / Acoustic Rated -
Frame Type -
Glazing -
Door Hardware Lock type
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Keying / locking

Master keying
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Other
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Fixtures

Fixtures

General Design Principles -
Amenities Fixtures -
Amenities for Mobility Impaired Persons -
Lecture Theatre Furniture & Fittings -
Cleaners Room & Store -

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Sanitary Fixtures

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Furniture

Furniture

General Design Principles -
Recommended Furniture Selection -
Desk & Chair Selection -

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Fixed Furniture

Door Entry Mats -
Whiteboards -
Pinboards -
Notice Boards -
Projection Screens -
Kitchen & Tea Room Equipment -
Lecterns -
Standard AVTS Digital Lecterns -
Fume Cupboards -

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Fittings

Fittings

General Design Principles -
Handrails & Balustrades -

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Window Coverings

Blinds -
Curtains -
External Awnings -

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Signage

Design Principles -
Macquarie University Signage and Wayfinding -

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Security

Security

Security type / group -
CCTV -
Access control -
Intruder detection -
Keying Refer to Doors

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Acoustics

Acoustics

Noise level -
Noise emittance -
Room to room -
Room acoustics -

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Services

Ventilation

Natural ventilation -
Supply air -
Exhaust -
Controls -

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Conditioning

Mechanical cooling -
Mechanical heating -
Controls -
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Water

Portable cold water Type 1 - CW required to 11 x lab sinks, 1 x adjustable height lab sink, 2 x safety showers
Type 2 - CW required to 7 x lab sinks, 1 x adjustable height lab sink, 1 x safety shower
Portable hot / warm water -
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Drainage

Sanitary drainage -
Trade waste -
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Gas

Natural Gas Required
Lab GasConsider the following service points to workbenches and confirm requirements with Space Type User Groups:
Oxygen, Nitrogen, Hydrogen, Vacuum, Medium Pressure Compressed Air, High Pressure Compressed Air, and Helium
Other Consider Gas Detection and Emergency Stop Facilities

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Fire protection

Fire detection -
Fire suppression -
EWIS -
Portable fire equipment -
Other -

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Illumination

Lighting / lux levels -
Lighting controls -
Other -

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Power

Type -
Quantity -
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Communication / AV

Voice -
Data -
AV type -
WAP -
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Vertical transport

Stairs -
Lifts / escalators -
Materials hoists / other -

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Commissioning

Commissioning

Building Commissioning -
Services Commissioning -
As Built Documentation -

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