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Pt Augusta Sterile Insect Production Facility

PORT AUGUSTA, SA

Phillips/Pikington Architects completed the Sterile Insect Production Facility in Port Augusta, a facility which is the first of its kind in Australia.  This national facility breeds sterile male Q-Flys for the whole of Australia which when released at a fruit fly outbreak site, eradicate the colony. It is a key component of the continuing fight for bio-security.  The building form and landscape celebrate their arid location and suggest an alternative to the shed construction of this semi - industrial precinct.

Awards:    The Colorbond Award for Ineterior Architecture 2017
                  
Project Value: $3.3m
Completed 2017