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'Big Hinge' in a Land Down Under

A challenging project thanks to an ambitious showcase design by Denton Corker Marshall. Click Netherfield supplied the Big Hinge which was incorporated into the showcase design, and they designed, prototyped, manufactured and shipped 180 huge and complex hinges in 3 months.

A challenging project thanks to an ambitious showcase design by Denton Corker Marshall. Click Netherfield supplied the 'Big Hinge' which was incorporated into the showcase design, and they designed, prototyped, manufactured and shipped 180 huge and complex hinges in 3 months.

Massive cases form free-standing 'walls' within the main hall and can be configured as double sided transparent cases, divided single sided cases or lightboxes. The upper part of the case is used as a lightbox illuminating the gallery and also as a housing for the air handling plant.

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What's Inside

Massive cases form free-standing 'walls' within the main hall and can be configured as double sided transparent cases, divided single sided cases or lightboxes. The upper part of the case is used as a lightbox illuminating the gallery and also as a housing for the air handling plant.

Museum

The Melbourne Museum - Big Hinge

Date

2000

Designer

Denton Corker Marshall, Sydney

Unique Features

The biggest technical problem related to the great size and weight of the doors which are used on the overhead lighting module as well as the main display spaces.

Cases Used

Inca and Big Hinge