FIRM Construction has delivered numerous educational projects across Western Australia for both government and private clients. Over the last decade, we have successfully completed over 30 educational projects that provides the community with an exciting and sustainable learning environment. Our passion for leading edge design and architecture is a testament to our commitment n delivering robust spatial educational facilities, whilst creating a connected learning landscape.
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Star of the Sea, Rockingham Catholic Primary School Stage 9B
Scope: New build | Contract value: $11M
The works comprise construction of two new classroom blocks complete with courtyards, verandas, classroom, special education, multi-purpose facilities, a new covered outdoor area, multi-purpose GLA extension to the existing North classroom block and other landscaping works.
International School of WA
Scope: New build | Contract value: $16.5M
The new campus combine the old with new – retaining and refurbishing some existing school buildings and constructing a new two-storey teaching block, health and physical education centre and visual arts building. Green spaces complement the new buildings which are landscaped with a combination of paved and turfed playing areas, gardens and recreation facilities. The school has a brand new administration building and signage that intertwines with modern Australia and its natural environmental landscape.
City Beach Residential College
Scope: New build | Contract value: $5.0M
FIRM Construction was engaged to construct the new teaching/learning facilities. The limestone block and dark metal clad facilities includes classrooms, staff offices, conference rooms, meeting rooms, medical facilities, recreation areas, private tutorial rooms, music rooms, student breakout areas, timber study pods, outdoor areas and landscaping works. The school was fully occupied and operational throughout the project’s life-cycle. Careful planning and effective management was adopted to ensure the works were carried out with minimal disruption and nuisance to the live school environment.
The Excelsior House, Perth College
Scope: New build | Contract value: $14.8M
FIRM Construction was engaged to build Perth College’s new learning and leadership centre. This multi-functional centre enables a flexible learning curriculum delivery with acoustic operable walls. The building features floor to ceiling glass panels; open lecture theatres and spaces; collaborative reconfigurable classrooms; basement parking, and dining room for boarders.
The building is fully equipped with sophisticated technology to enhance student’s learning experience. VRV/VRF heat recovery and inverter system integrated to the building’s infrastructure. Vibrant coloured furniture help nourish student’s creativity. American Oak joineries and fit-out featured across the facility.
Joseph Banks Secondary College
Scope: New build | Contract value: $13.7M
The new development includes new student services area; single storey classroom blocks; arts learning centre with state-of-the-art technology fit-out; tiered lecture theatre; health and physical education learning area.
Joseph Banks’ new dance studio is fitted with sprung timber floor imported from Helsinki, Germany. The vibrant external cladding lights up the school grounds. In addition, the project team refitted stage one areas such as the library resources area, science laboratories, composite/engineering workshops and studio, and food technology space.
Guildford Grammar School
Scope: New build | Contract value: $23.1M
FIRM Construction was engaged to deliver forward works package, along with the construction of the preparatory school’s new building and administration centre. The state-of-the-art facility features three, multi-level buildings with an overhead link for easy access.
In addition to the construction of new buildings, the project team fitted commercial kitchen facilities, along with canteen and dining areas. The vibrant and open space classroom enhances students and teachers’ learning experience.
Broome North Primary School
Scope: New build | Contract value: $14.6M
FIRM Construction was engaged to carry out the full new build construction and fit-out of the entire primary school on a regional greenfield site. The project included 8 classroom teaching/learning blocks, administration building, undercover assembly building, library, oval, playing courts, and extensive landscaping.
Kennedy Baptist College
Scope: New build | Contract value: $7.9M total
FIRM Construction delivered multiple education infrastructure for Kennedy Baptist College. This includes a new science block, creative arts facilities and an indoor sporting complex. The open plan classroom layouts encourage a culture of innovation and creative thinking.
The indoor sporting complex comprises of a multi-sport court, retractable bleachers for spectators, a change room facility and a fully-equipped gymnasium.
Shenton College Year 7 Block
Scope: New build | Contract value: $8M
In 2015, Year 7 students were welcomed with new purpose-built classrooms and modern specialist facilities.
The new building features eight general classrooms, an inclusive education classroom, a science laboratory, drama and dance studio, a staff study, staff and student toilets and landscaped areas.
Duncraig Senior High School Year 7 Block
Scope: New build | Contract value: $10.5M
Central to the classrooms are an internal courtyard with creative landscaping and play areas, and all classrooms enjoy a view of this dynamic landscape or the adjacent bushland.
Armadale Senior High School
Scope: New build | Contract value: $2.6M
FIRM Construction constructed Armadale Senior High School’s new commercial kitchen, cafe and upgraded home economics and engineering classrooms. The new facilities compliments the school’s red brick features.