The Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that gives researchers and students the opportunity to use the latest manufacturing and design techniques and technologies.

Opened at Swinburne's Hawthorn campus in 2014, the centre is a hub for researchers carrying out world-leading research, education and training.

Virtual tour of the AMDC

Virtual tour of the AMDC

Take a virtual tour of Swinburne's Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC), located at Hawthorn campus in Melbourne. Completed in mid-2014, the AMDC promotes innovation and collaborative learning and functions as a centre for excellence in manufacturing and design.

The AMDC shares its equipment, knowledge and commercial outcome in a collaborative approach that builds strong links across the higher education, research, vocational training and manufacturing sectors. These collaborative efforts enhance Australia’s ability to develop an internationally competitive, highly productive and technologically advanced manufacturing sector. 

The $100 million centre was built with the support of the Commonwealth Government, which provided $40 million through its Education Investment Fund and is our second 5-star green star building, certified by the Green Building Council of Australia.

  • The Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre at Hawthorn Campus in the evening
    AMDC at sunset
  • large square white building from high above city in the background blue sky
    Aerial drone shot of Advanced Manufacturing Design Centre
  • Two students enjoy the outdoor spaces of Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus as they read course texts.
    Students studying at the AMDC Sky Garden outdoor area in Hawthorn
  • Close-up photograph of AMDC building details
The AMDC was designed by Sinclair Knight Merz (now owned by Jacobs Engineering) and architectural firm WilkinsonEyre.

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