Aqualink Box Hill was an existing aquatic facility comprehensively redeveloped and expanded upon to meet current day standards. The building has a high insulated envelope, HVAC pressurisation, co-generation, solar hot water heating, rainwater harvesting, recycled material content and extensive natural daylight with glare control.
The centre has innovative air-handling systems shown to reduce operating heating costs that improve air quality and reduce water evaporation. The redesign involved existing pool upgrade, new learn to swim pool toddlers and leisure pools, indoor splash park, warm water exercise suite, outdoor lap pool, change rooms and a 700m2 gymnasium. The design promotes equity, diversity, and social connections that result in an improved quality of experience for its users.