Leisure Centre

ACT Government
Stromlo, Canberra, Australia


  • Client: ACT Government
  • Size: 1 Storey, 5870 m2
  • Architect: COX
  • Engineer: Sellicks
  • Timber Engineer: PTL Structural Consultants
  • Timber supplier and fabricators: Rubner Holzbau
  • Construction: Kane

The longest spanning timber roof structure in Australia, PTL provided expert timber engineering services making this project possible. Careful coordination between the local engineering team and the Italian based supplier was required for true buildability. Described by the contractor as the biggest lego set they had ever played with, the timber structure came together with precision creating one of Australia's most iconic timber buildings.