Saturday 2nd March 2019 saw the Port Pirie Sports Precinct officially opened by the Governor of South Australia, the Hon. Hieu Van Le AC. It also featured the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide playing a pulsating AFL match in 41 degree heat.
Katanoo Peddle Thorp for Port Pirie Sports Precinct 29 Sep
Adelaide based Katanoo Architects in association with Peddle Thorp Melbourne were awarded the detailed design for the Port Pirie Sports Precinct. The project consists of a new Function Centre and re-alignment of two ovals hosting Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Cricket and Baseball. It also includes the construction of a new Aquatic Centre with a kids pool, gymnastics hall, squash courts, offices, cafe & dance studio.
Katanoo designs new WVIC & Maritime Museum 20 Nov
Katanoo Architects were selected to provide a design concept for the proposed new Whyalla Visitors Information Centre and Maritime Museum. These new buildings will be located adjacent the existing museum ship, the HMAS Whyalla, located next to the Lincoln Highway towards Port Augusta.
The official opening of the new Whyalla Airport took place on 1st August 2014 with many guests attending. Dignitaries included Mr Rowan Ramsey MP (Federal Member for Grey), The Hon. Geoff Brock MP (State Minister for Regional Development) and Mayor Jim Pollock. Both the builder and the professional team led by Katanoo Architects were praised for their excellent response to deliver the project on time and on budget.
New airport completed on time and on budget, First REX flight leaves from new terminal 9 Jul
The first flight left the newly completed Whyalla Airport on 6th July 2014. A REX (Regional Express) flight went off from the new terminal without any problems. This follows the recent vacating of the temporary terminal in favour of the newly completed building.
Airport contruction on schedule despite materials supply delays 25 Apr
Despite numerous setbacks with material supply, the redevelopment of Whyalla Airport is progressing well. The project is expected to be completed by end of June 2014.
Construction commences for Redevelopment of Whyalla Airport 15 Dec
The redevelopment of the Whyalla Airport Terminal and car parking areas commenced in December 2013. The terminal will double in size, whilst new car parking areas will be added to the north and east. The existing car park in front of the terminal will also be heavily revised with new taxi drop-off zones, pedestrian crossings and improved vehicle and pedestrian movement. A temporary terminal building was established towards the south whilst construction work is in progress
Katanoo to Design Whyalla Airport 18 Jun
Following initial concept studies in 2012, the City of Whyalla appointed Katanoo Architects to design and document the redevelopment of the Whyalla Airport Terminal. Construction is expected to be completed by mid 2014.
Desalination Plant staff move back to Adelaide City 3 Mar
Following the completion of the Adelaide Desalination Plant, staff who were posted at the plant moved back to Adelaide City. Newly designed offices were created by Katanoo Architects at 431-439 King William Street.