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Designed as a welcoming and inclusive transport hub, with a nature inspired interior design and simple external architecture.
Woods Bagot, as part of a design consortium, was awarded the contract to design the Sydney Metro Station at Crows Nest, located along the new City and Southwest Metro line. The project will boost accessibility for businesses and residents in the nearby Crows Nest Village and St Leonards areas.
The station, located 25 metres underground, has been designed as a welcoming and inclusive transport hub. A calming nature inspired interior design and simple external architecture.
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The architectural design was directly informed by research and a response to the local community. This process began with a detailed study of the pre-European landscape and environment, which uncovered a better understanding of the site, enabling the design team to conceptualise and develop ideas based around a simplicity of repeating natural forms. In collaboration with a specialist heritage and indigenous consultant, the design teams further researched Indigenous stories and artwork associated with occupation of the site. The resulting design is extremely well grounded in the social, environmental and architectural history of the site.
The design of Crows Nest Station, part of the new Sydney Metro City and Southwest line, is using ancient techniques and materials that speed up construction and add local character.