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A letter from the ANZ Managing Director

On 1 July 2019 we announced that Umow Lai joined Integral Group. This union was founded on a shared commitment to innovation and quality, client service and our passion for protecting the environment for future generations to enjoy. Since then the two businesses have been successfully integrating and we have joint teams working on [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: Summary|

The Sydney Landscape with Associate Director Hugh Wilson

Q:  Hugh, you recently won a project with Sydney Airport – can you tell us a little bit about that and what that project means from Umow Lai’s perspective? A:  This is a really exciting step in our relationship with both Sydney Airport Design Inc (Architect) which has been gaining momentum through hard work [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Biomimicry: Sustainable design solutions borrowed from life and nature

At the 2019 TEMC Conference in Adelaide, Senior Sustainability Consultant and PHD recipient, Matt Webb will be giving his presentation on Biomimicry – it’s Benefits and Barriers. But what is Biomimicry, and how can it be integrated into sustainable building design? Quite simply put, Biomimicry is “looking to nature for inspiration for new innovations” [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Automated Waste Collection in a Smart City

Forgetting which bin to put on the curb each week could be a problem of the past in Maroochydore, QLD. Umow Lai has been working with Envac and Sunshine Coast Council on an automated waste collection system (AWCS) which will revolutionise the way the Sunshine Coast Council manages their waste collection to commercial and [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Congratulations to our most recently endorsed SCEC Security Zone Consultant, Shawn Schriner

Umow Lai has aspired to be a leader in providing Security Consulting and Risk Assessment services and for over 15 years has provided unparalleled consulting expertise on projects ranging from small technology reviews to large scale federal projects requiring Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) endorsement. Along with a number of experienced Security Consultants [...]

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Umow Lai joins the Integral Group Family

Pictured (Left to Right): Andrew Oxley, Managing Director Australia - Umow Lai, Andrew Mather, Managing Director ANZ - Integral Group, Dominic Lai, Chairman and Founder - Umow Lai, Kevin Hydes, CEO and Founder - Integral Group. Leading Australian Building Services + Sustainability practice Umow Lai is poised to join Integral Group, a [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Melbourne, opening its doors for a sneak peek into seven Umow Lai projects

The projects which are selected for showcase in the Open House Melbourne program recognise buildings and spaces which offer solutions to city challenges and focus on design excellence, sustainability and innovation. In 2019, Umow Lai are proud to have collaborated on 7 projects which will open their doors to the public on the 27th [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Umow Lai’s Future Leaders making an impact in the industry

Now into its 5th year, Umow Lai’s Future Leaders program focusses on building relationships with people who are and will continue to make an impact in the industry. Our second Melbourne event for 2019 is coming up in August and will highlight the benefits of smart buildings through a discussion with Umow Lai ICT [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Congratulations to our recently promoted Associates and Engineers

We are proud to announce the following promotions Dionne Haeri – Associate / NSW Fire Engineering Leader Showcasing her specialist knowledge in Fire Safety Engineering, Dionne’s appointment as Associate and Fire Engineering Leader reflect her commitment to excellence and the Umow Lai team. Dionne has more than six years’ experience delivering performance-based design solutions for [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Summary|

Australian Unity launches plans for Herston Quarter – a vibrant new community hub in Brisbane

Herston Quarter is a $1.1 billion redevelopment by Australian Unity, in partnership with Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Comprising approximately five-hectares adjacent to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston Quarter will provide access to leading health, hospital and aged care services. Australian Unity is redeveloping the site to create a vibrant, wellbeing [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Health + Aged Care, Summary|

Getting in Touch with Umow Lai

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