Radford College Collegians Centre

/ Completed 2023

Radford College Collegians Centre

Radford College in Canberra has recently completed the construction of a new cutting-edge Multi-Function Hall, spanning 2,000 sqm.
Durra panel acoustic-treated ceilings to ensure optimal sound quality for various events

This versatile facility is designed to host a wide range of activities, including large-scale school assemblies, functions with the capacity to accommodate the entire school, as well as sporting events such as basketball and netball games.

Key Features

  • Capacity: The hall can hold up to 2,000 people.
  • Acoustic Treatment: The space is equipped with Durra panel acoustic-treated ceilings to ensure optimal sound quality for various events.
  • Engineered Flooring: High-quality flooring designed for durability and performance in multiple uses.
  • Retractable Seating: Modern seating that spans 40 meters in length, providing flexible seating arrangements to suit different event needs.


  • Rapid Construction: The project emphasized swift construction methods to minimize disruption to the school’s schedule.
  • High-Performance Acoustics: The acoustic treatment ensures that the hall is suitable for a variety of audio-visual requirements.
  • Sustainability Focus: The construction process and materials used were chosen with sustainability in mind, aligning with the school’s commitment to environmental responsibility.
  • Multi-Stage Redevelopment: This hall is a key component of a broader, multi-stage redevelopment plan for Radford College.

The new Multi-Function Hall not only enhances the functionality and capacity of Radford College’s facilities but also reflects the institution’s dedication to providing top-tier infrastructure for its students and community.

Stewart Architecture won the AIA ACT National Architecture Award for Educational Architecture for this amazing project.

Architect: Stewart Architecture 

Builder: https://www.stewartarchitecture.com.au/FDC 

Acoustic Consultant: ACOR Rudds

Installer: Parliament Constructions

Durra System: Roof Ceiling System

Durra Panel Finish: Natural & Perforated Corrugated Soundsorb