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Charles Darwin University, Student Accommodation

This project incorporates the construction of 2 two storey 16 person student residences and 1 two storey 20 person residence in Stage 1, and the construction of 3 two storey 20 person residences in Stage 2.

The residences are designed as two storey buildings, with central shared living dining and kitchens with 2 separate bedrooms wings off the central communal area. Each wing shares a bathroom and toilet. One ground floor room per residence is designed as an accessible bedroom with its own accessible ensuite toilet and bathroom.

Each residence has a shared laundry and storeroom on each floor. At ground floor there is an external undercover verandah/entertaining area with built in BBQ facilities and an enclosed external drying area adjacent the laundry. There are dedicated bicycle parks adjoining each residence.
Centrally, each floor has a communal living, dining room and kitchen, with access to an undercover balcony. At first floor the balcony has been sited to the south of the communal space to avoid overlooking into the adjacent residential estate.

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