On the corner of Liverpool and Campbell Streets in Hobart, Tasmania stands the building that houses the Menzies Institute & the University of Tasmania's School of Medicine. Designed
by Melbourne architects Lyon
, the project was constructed to create a unified environment for the two once separate components of the university
. The steel and concrete building derives its organic lines from the surrounding mountain ranges and the Derwent River. The curvilinear form of the building also is a reference to the nonexistent Park Rivulet. The concrete facade pulls away at one corner to reveal the main entryway. Classrooms are located on the lower floors, with staff accommodations on floors 3 and 4 and the PC2 Laboratory on the 5th floor.