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July 23, 2017

Inspire learning and stimulate creativity in an educational facility filled with flexibility and functionality.

Use aluminium partitioning and sliding systems to disperse light throughout educational settings and watch the bright ideas spark.

Criterion’s range of products are ideal for schools, universities and public spaces requiring a uniform finish that can withstand the demands of student use.

Here are two recent educational projects which utilised Criterion products in Perth and Melbourne.

City of Perth Library

Designed by Kerry Hill Architects, the City of Perth Library is the first major civic building to be constructed in Perth for around 40 years, taking out the 2016 WA Architecture Awards and the inaugural 2017 Library Design Awards.

The building features 3,500 square metres of space over seven floors. Each floor targets a different demographic with a floor for young children with soft surfaces and age-appropriate furniture and a young adult floor with study rooms and recreation areas.

Kerry Hill Architects utilised the Platinum 120 aluminium partitioning system. Criterion’s signature suite, Platinum incorporates aluminium glazing frames across doors and windows.

This superior design heightens interior style and was complemented throughout the library by the use of Criterion’s Aurora Aluminium Doors.

 City of Perth Library by Kerry Hill Architects

Australian Catholic University

An elegant finish was achieved at the Australian Catholic University Melbourne using a range of Criterion systems. Perforum 90 was used as the aluminium partitioning system on the project. Perforum allows for plasterboard to be trowelled up, providing a clean and minimalistic appearance. Perforum is a low-maintenance suite that provides high-end aesthetics, delivering a precise and well-aligned premium finish on educational projects. Decorum Shadowline Skirting was used on the base of plasterboard walls to deliver a neat finish and a touch of distinction.

Australian Catholic University Melbourne

Designing an educational fit-out? Why not specify one of Criterion’s featured products:
  • Platinum Suite is ideal for architects who require an aluminium partition system capable of catering to different stud sizes and plasterboard thicknesses.
  • Definium Suite complies with the Australian codes and standards for access and mobility and is ideal for high traffic educational settings.
  • Perforum Suite allows for plasterboard to be trowelled up, providing a clean and minimalistic appearance.
  • Panama Sliding System integrates a unique sliding track that is equipped with bearing system technology and is a robust design capable of holding doors up to 200kg.
  • Decorum Shadowline adds the finishing touch to the base of walls to create a smart modern look throughout schools, universities and libraries.
Alternatively contact Criterion today and we can discuss your design and provide systems to meet your needs.


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