Yardmasters buildingA slim rectangular building, the ‘Yardmasters building’, that houses the operational offices of Melbourne’s Southern cross railway station.

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Designed from Australian architecture studio mcbride charles ryan, in between a multitude of outbound and inbound tracks, the design stands intentionally in contrast with its industrious environment.

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The result of an extensive study and consultation with its users and their representatives,
the design process put its primary precedence in a successful organization and layout of programs: simple in circulation, the building accommodates the majority of its offices on the second and third floor, locker rooms and a gym on the first, and facilities for maintenance and cleaning on the ground level.
Wrapped in a jewel-like shell, the exterior facade features a repeating pattern finished in
a metallic material with a light sheen.

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via designboom