Bank of China
Box Hill, Melbourne, Australia
- Bank of China Australia Limited
The Bank of China Box Hill branch is the eighth retail branch in Australia and located in a street mall location, within a nodal retail and commercial precinct, serving as a prototype retail design for future rollouts in the region.
KANNFINCH has collaborated with the bank in redefining their global design standards for Australia to design and deliver the 170m2 retail banking hall and back office facilities. This required an all new external façade envelope and a comprehensive base building services and physical security upgrade and branding and signage definition.
The design includes for the customer banking chamber and teller areas comprising of the automated customer greeting, waiting spaces, write up areas, internet banking and VIP client room, managers workspace, the back office comprising of; staff back office, ATM vault, vault room, kitchen areas for staff and storage.
Best practice sustainability initiatives were integrated throughout the design, including high performance glazing in external facade; zoned air conditioning areas; energy efficient LED lighting and motion sensors to control lighting zones; and materials and finishes all with green credentials.