Design Guidelines
Macquarie University Property

Stage

Space description

Theatres are designed as education content delivery spaces for large groups, space may also be used for interactive learning through discussion.

Refer also to Educational Design Principles within these guidelines.

Adjacencies

This space is to be located adjacent to student / circulation zones.

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Components

Planning

Planning

Site factors -
Room and Spaces Planning Requirements Minimum proscenium width of 6m by 6m deep.
Design occupancy -
Area 50 m2
Other Designed as Entertainment Venue
Minimum ceiling height 5m
Proscenium opening to adjacent theatre

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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 -
Other -

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Floors

General Selection Requirements -
Variations -
Preferred Material Selection -
Concrete -
Carpet -
Entry Floor Mats -
Floor Tiles -
Ceramic Tiles -
Resilient Floor Finishes TF - Timber Finish.
Other -

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Underfloor Ventilation

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Ceilings

Ceiling Finishes -
Ceiling Heights -
Ceiling Selection -
Acoustic Ceilings Gridded acoustic tile ceiling Ecophon Acoustic in White
NRC: 0.6 - 0.8 Absorptive Ceiling

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Openings

Windows

Window Selection Requirements No
Glazing -
Observation Windows -
Visual Privacy -
Window Furniture -
Other -

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Doors

Doors Type Minimum 1m clear doors to circulation and exit door to outside.
External access via double doors or roller shutter (Min. 2.4m Wide x 3m High)
Door Function -
Fire / Acoustic Rated -
Frame Type -
Glazing -
Door Hardware Lock type
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Keying / locking
Swipe Card Access
Master keying
Master keyed
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 -
GeneralStage (number sequentially through building)
Door SignageDoor signage required - refer to Design Guide
OtherStatutory signage for Entertainment Venue

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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 As for adjacent theatre
Noise emittance -
Room to room -
Room acoustics -

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Services

Ventilation

Natural ventilation -
Supply air -
Exhaust Smoke Exhaust from Stage area may be required
Controls -

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Conditioning

Mechanical cooling Air conditioning
Mechanical heating Provide Heating Refer to Design Guide
Controls -
Other -

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Water

Portable cold water -
Portable hot / warm water -
Non-portable water -
Other -

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Drainage

Sanitary drainage -
Trade waste -
Other -

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Gas

N gas -
M gas -
Other -

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Fire protection

Fire detection Fire detection / alarms to comply with NCC.
Fire suppression FIRE HOSE REEL
As Required by Regulations
EWIS -
Portable fire equipment PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER / BLANKET
Other -

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Illumination

Lighting / lux levels 240 lux
Lighting controls lighting control from adjacent control room
Other Stage & theatrical lighting
Natural Lighting - DaylightDaylight not required

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Power

Type Double socket outlets
Quantity 8
Other -
Cable ManagementCable management to be considered. Refer to Design Guide

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Communication / AV

Voice Lectern Type 1 (VGA input, Data Projector)
Data 2 double data points to front and rear
4 general data points in room.
AV type AV to MQU Standard, Type L2D (Digital) - Including Lectern, AV Display & PA with hearing loop
WAP Wireless Access point to all of room
Other Data for Lectern,
Computer for Lectern

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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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