The Hoa Nghiem Temple is a Vietnamese Mahayana temple established in 1987 in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburb of Springvale. The Hoa Nghiem Community & Cultural Centre is designed by architecture firm Chau Le Pty Ltd and built by Renew Constructions.
Britex was engaged by the building contractor to manufacture and install specially fabricated stainless steel fixtures for the project. Project managed by John Doolan from Britex, the scope of work included generating shop drawings, consultation in fixture design, manufacturing each fixture, coordinating the production of fixtures with the primary contractor and installing the fixtures on site.
Stainless steel works and fixtures for the project included:
- Specially designed custom ‘F’ shape wet bench incorporating two sets of integral double bowl sinks, complete with upstand, shelf under, support legs and Britex high impact nylon adjustable feet;
- Stainless steel prep table benches in various custom sizes with Britex high impact nylon adjustable feet;
- Stainless steel servery benches in various custom sizes with Britex high impact nylon adjustable feet;
- Stainless steel wall panels cut to custom sizes to the South/North/East walls – the vertical panels were requested by the client to simplify kitchen cleaning and sanitation;
- Stainless steel wet benches incorporating single bowl sinks in various custom sizes.
About the Hoa Nghiem Temple
The Hoa Nghiem boasts a main temple pagoda and a newly developed 35-metre tall Stupa with seven levels to house a public library, public museum and gallery, ancestor veneration place, Buddhist library, meditation hall, patriarch veneration place, and the sanctum where Buddha’s relics will be enshrined. Also, 1,000 Buddha statues will be installed in the ‘Thousand-Buddha Sanctuary’.