Babcock Australasia’s Adelaide-based Marine Defence business has been integral to the design, construction and through life support of the Collins Class submarine program at Techport, Osborne in Adelaide’s north western suburbs.
Having secured new contracts as part of the now abandoned Attack Class submarine program, Babcock needed to expand their capability beyond sustainment works, and into the specialist manufacturing of key components for the Attack Class submarines. This required the construction of a new manufacturing facility in the precinct.
Babcock commissioned Baukultur to develop a design brief that would allow them to procure a development partner for their new premises.
A key aim of Babcock for the brief was to describe a working environment that represented its Mission, Values and Purpose. This meant that as well as describing the functional requirements of the new facility, the brief captured the aspirational business drivers that the new facility needed to embody