The Epping to Chastwood Rail Link is a $2.35 billion expansion of the Metropolitan network, providing world class stations, at Epping, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park and North Ryde.
Signature entry pavilions establish the project identity. Draped in glass louvres they welcome, shelter and direct passengers. They capture light by day and beckon at night.
They breathe as the stations breathe, a naturally ventilated solution that minimises costsand enhances amenity.
The organisation of the underground stations is simple and legible; a sequence of spaces which calibrate the journey into another realm. The design presents a new sustainable typology with ticketing, amenities and management located deep underground enabling a single employee to manage the station from one central location. In the stations the air is clean, the temperature mild and the acoustics crisp.
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Client: Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation
Scale Approx: 5,000 sqm per station
Photographer: Simon Wood
2009 Australian Institute of Architects (NSW Chapter) – Premier’s Prize
2008 MBA National Excellence in Construction Awards – Winner – National President’s Award
2009 Engineering ExcellenceAwards (Sydney Division) – High Commendation – Building and Structures