The site for this expanded zone substation is located on a prominent corner in Crows Nest, and adjacent to an existing state heritage-listed substation.

The new building addresses this public location with the use of textured in-situ concrete, coloured precast panels, and louvre openings. This facade treatment reflects the adjacent heritage building’s fenestration and detailing in a contemporary manner while accommodating the technical requirements for the substation equipment.
Photography: Keith McInnes