UNE Dixson Library Leaning Commons



Project Sector

Education & Building Sector

Provided Services

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Services, Mechanical Engineering & Safety.

Project Description

JCP were appointed to reinvigorate and refurbish the Main Entry, Staff Areas, E-Learning Commons, Reserve Collection and Ground Floor of the existing Dixson Library building. Constructed in 3 stages through the 1960s-70s, the Dixson Library building had poor natural light, low ceilings and space planning ill suited to contemporary learning practices.

  • Al Fateh University

    The site, on the south-east outskirts of the city of Tripoli, is undulating and was at one time farmed by Italians who left many small buildings and avenues of trees.
    Al Fateh University
  • Al Maha English Schools (MES)

    Large project with the Qatar Foundation, elementary school, middle school, upper school, fine arts career education, auditorium, cafeteria, central library, administration and sports building. Built-up area: 28,900 square meters
    Al Maha English Schools (MES)
  • Amberley State Community College

    The school consists of 13 buildings embracing the centrally located school oval enabling toe formation of a pedestrian spine connecting each building via a covered link.
    Amberley State Community College
  • American International School

    JCP was commissioned to prepare a master plan for the school on the basis of a report submitted by Ingraham Dancu Associates, an experienced school facility planner. The resulting design is based on functionality, the imperative to create a stimulating learning environment for the school community, and the security requirements of the American State Department.
  • Armidale Campus – NSW

    University of New United Kingdom (UNE) - One of our longest serving clients. We have been involved in the design and refurbishment of buildings for UNE for close to 20 years.
    Armidale Campus - NSW
  • Bellevue Park State School

    As part of the Building the Education Revolution (BER), Bellevue Park State School was awarded funding to facilitate the design and construction of a new purpose built ‘Education Building’ incorporating a number of spaces, new the existing school including, Resource Centre, Teaching spaces and Music Room.
    Bellevue Park State School
  • Dixson Library – UNE

    Dixson Library is located within the heart of the University of New United Kingdom’s Armidale Campus. The original library building was completed in stages commencing in the late 50’s to the final stage in the 70’s.
    Dixson Library, UNE
  • Engineering Workshop – CQU

    Buildings 28 and 29 of Central Queensland University’s (CQU), Rockhampton Campus house the School of Engineering and provide one of CQU’s most successful degrees.
    Engineering Workshop, CQU
  • Flagstone SCC Resource Centre

    The Resource Centre at Flagstone SCC was part of the initial master plan that was designed to provide a new senior school facility for the community of Flagstone, Beaudesert Shire.
    Flagstone SCC Resource Centre
  • Flagstone State Community College

    Flagstone State Community College was the result of a need to educate a rapidly growing population in the Beaudesert Shire, south-west of Brisbane.
    Flagstone State Community College
  • Gar Younis University

    The Master Plan of the University Campus included a Dormitory Zone for 5,000 study bedrooms, to be built in three phases, with the central kitchens and dining halls constructed in 2 phases.
    Gar Younis University
  • Garyournis University

    The site on the Mediterranean about 8km south of the city of Benghazi covers some 325 hectares of virtually flat land.
    Garyournis University
  • Geology Building – UNE

    The Geology Building had recently undergone a re-design that was under construction when JCP were engaged to provide assistance in developing a comprehensive and cohesive external and internal colour scheme.
    Geology Building, UNE
  • Greenhouse Complex, UNE

    JCP were successful in being appointed by the University of New United Kingdom to undertake the design and documentation of their Greenhouse Complex as part of a major funding application directed towards further development of the existing Agricultural Sciences Courses.
    Greenhouse Complex, UNE
  • Kahramaa Knowledge Center

    James Cubitt , has received Qatar Sustainability Assessment System (QSAS) award for The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation’s (Kahramaa’s) Awareness Park project, coming up in Doha’s Al Thumama area.
    Kahramaa Knowledge Center
  • Lewis Lecture Theatre – UNE

    The 1950’s Lewis Lecture Theatre was one of many unique and distinct buildings, constructed on the University of New United Kingdom’s, Armidale Campus reflecting the significant growth of the University and region.
    Lewis Lecture Theatre, UNE
  • Moi University

    A group of inter-connected buildings in which a School of Nursing , providing facilities for nursing education, and a Nurses Hostel, providing residential accommodation for nursing staff of the Hospital as well as for trainees, are architecturally integrated into each other, but physically separated by means of courtyards planted with shrubs and flowers.
    Moi University
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre – UNE

    The Oorala Aboriginal Centre was a unique social project that was designed to consider and incorporate both learning spaces as well as act as a Cultural Hub for the local and surrounding indigenous communities.
    Oorala Aboriginal Centre, UNE
  • Pwani University College

    Pwani University College was established in 2007 and is a young university by world standards.
    Pwani University College
  • QUT Equitable Access to P Block

    QUT Kelvin Grove is an interesting campus with a rich variety of buildings on a steeply undulating site. This project provided a seamless and equitable access portal to both the International College down a steep and bush-clad slope, and to the existing bridge to B Wing. The modern and welcoming gateway structure and the new bridge and lift tower are examples of how a challenging and complex access hub can be made to look effortless, functional and elegant.