The Surfing Australia High Performance Centre HPC is probably one the world's first facility dedicated to the development of elite surfers and coaches.
The two-level centre is located at Casuarina Beach on the Northern NSW coast equal distance between, two well-known surfing meccas. Byron Bay and the Gold Coast.
The mixed use building features state of the art education facilities, surf specific training gym, multipurpose auditorium, admin/offices, testing and treatment rooms , sleeping accommodation for 22 including dining and lounge areas.
The centre has been designed in consultation with the Australian Sports Commission and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and has taken well over 5 years from early concept to completion.
In the early hours of the morning and late afternoons the light filters through the multicolored polycarbonate clerestory.