WA College of Agriculture, Harvey Wokalup Campus


South West Highway Wokalup WA


Dept of Finance BMW


DWA Architects/Kent Lyon Architects



Completion Date

October 2012

New 130 bed student accommodation and associated facilities including central kitchen and dining, gymnasium and various industrial teaching facilities.

The accommodation units are located in 8 single level blocks with connecting walkways.

Construction was general steel framed and brick clad with some feature precast concrete wall panels and colorbond metal roofs.

As it was a greenfields site, services supplies and reticulation was extensive and included boring under the Dampier—Bunbury gas pipeline for incoming services.






This project was awarded Best 2013 Project, Best Commercial Industrial Building over $4.5m, MBA Award for Excellence in Building Practices and CMI Award for Best Steel Building in the 2013 MBA buyambiencheap South West Building Excellence Awards.

Then the same year in the MBA Excellence in Construction Awards this project won the title of 2013 Best Regional Project.