The Connection Rhodes

Completion year 2016

Key People

Theodore Mirabile

Electrical Project Engineer, Principal

David Steblina

Hydraulics Project Engineer, Australian Discipline Leader, Principal

Daniel Castro

Acoustic Section Manager, Australian Discipline Leader, Principal

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The Connection is a modern, multipurpose community precinct that provides indoor and outdoor spaces adjacent to the Canada Bay foreshore. The development includes:

  • A restaurant and café on the waterfront, e-resource centre, creative suites, digital gallery, Council facility management space, public toilets and both active and passive flexible community spaces, allowing for activities such as topic talks, student study spaces and interactive displays
  • Multipurpose auditorium hall, available for hire including kitchen and an outdoor terrace
  • Variety of meeting spaces and rooms for hire, including storage, toilets and outdoor areas; places to develop community programs, activities and entertainment
  • External spaces for the whole community including, innovative waterplay, green ‘rooms’ and high quality outdoor spaces
  • Large scale Public Artwork by Brook Andrew, connecting internal and external spaces
  • Reconfigured car parking on Shoreline Drive, bicycle parking, seating, trees, bubbler, and public toilets