The Warrnambool Art Gallery in Victoria was identified as having outgrown its building and consequently being unable to deliver its objectives to the standard of a typical regional gallery in Victoria. The project subsequently involved: identification of lead trends affecting galleries and museums; analysis of relevant local documents, targeted then wider stakeholder consultation, Functional Brief and area allocations, site option analysis and a Site Options Report, and then for the two shortlisted options further proposal scoping, then development costing, visitation / financial / economic forecasting, potential issues for development and a recommended option.
Proposed building footprint / layout for recommended site at Warrnambool:
Qualitative assessment for the shortlisted two options:
After finalising the Feasibility Assessment, we then developed a Summary Report and Questions and Answers support document to assist the community understand the problem, the two alternative solutions and their strengths and limitations – see https://www.yoursaywarrnambool.com.au/preferred-location-warrnambool-art-gallery.