Bringing an icon back to life for the local community


Palais Theatre, St Kilda

Built completed the restoration of the renowned heritage-listed Palais Theatre, securing the long-term future of the building as a live performance venue for the city of Melbourne.

Value: $16m

Client: Development Victoria

Architect: Lovell Chen

Completion date: March 2017

Delivered in a live environment, this project was completed without disruption to the Palais theatres extensive events and performance schedule.

The refurbishment project addressed heritage and compliance requirements, health and safety issues, deteriorating functionality and aesthetics.

The scope of works comprised services infrastructure upgrades, structural works, internal plaster repairs and full façade restoration.

Winner of the 2017 Master Builders Award for Excellence in Construction of Commercial Buildings $15m-$20m, Built are proud to have restored this iconic building.


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