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So far Umow Lai has created 15 blog entries.

Art and Technology join forces for the Waltzing Matilda Centre

The newly rebuilt Waltzing Matilda Centre was unveiled in an official opening ceremony earlier this year, situated in the Western Queensland town of Winton. The event, which was marked with the ‘Way Out West’ Festival, saw the centre reopen with music and celebration after the devastation of fire damage in 2015. Umow Lai is proud [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Arts + Entertainment, Summary|

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Project Combines Sustainability with Design

The newly revamped Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Rainforest Discovery Centre in Maleny is officially open to the public, welcoming visitors to submerge themselves in an educational experience over 55 hectares of subtropical rainforest, located over the Glass House Mountains in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The renewal project recently took out the top spot for Sustainable [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: ESD, Sustainability|

Victorian College of the Arts Stables Project on Winning Streak

The Australian Institute of Architects have announced the winners of its particularly prestigious Victorian Architecture Awards for 2018, with many congratulations and achievements to be noted for the award victors amongst Umow Lai’s valued project team members and collaborators. The Australian Institute of Architects Awards program is an opportunity to highlight and acknowledge the exceptional [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Arts + Entertainment, Awards|

Our People – Introducing Associate Hydraulic and Fire Services Engineer, Lama Khalifa

We would like to welcome one of our newest additions to the team, Lama Khalifa. Lama has recently joined the Brisbane office as an Associate Hydraulic and Fire Services Engineer, and we are excited to have her on board. We asked Lama a few questions to help you get to know her better. What has [...]

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Summary|

Umow Lai announces international collaboration with Hoare Lea

We are pleased to announce a technical collaboration with Hoare Lea, an award-winning global engineering consultancy. This partnership comes at an exciting time, as – in addition to our offices operating in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane – we are now undertaking projects abroad. Hoare Lea is the UK’s largest building services consultancy, with a creative [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|Categories: Summary|

Our People – Introducing Senior ICT Consultant, Craig Pratt

Umow Lai would like to welcome one of our newest team members, Craig Pratt. Craig has recently joined the Brisbane office as a Senior ICT Consultant and we are proud to have him on the team. We asked Craig a few questions to help you get acquainted. What has been your favourite project you have [...]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Summary|

2018 Queensland Architecture Awards: Sustainable Architecture Winner

The 2018 Queensland Architecture Awards have been announced by the Australian Institute of Architects. Umow Lai would like to congratulate their project team partner, Guymer Bailey Architects for their design for the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, which was the winner of the Harry Marks Award for Sustainable Architecture. Guymer Bailey Architects and Umow Lai have [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|Categories: Awards, ESD|Tags: , |

You’ll come a-Waltzing Matilda with Winton

The new Waltzing Matilda Centre was revealed in an official opening last month. The outback town of Winton is home to Queensland’s iconic Waltzing Matilda Centre, inspired by Banjo Paterson’s Australian anthem, “Waltzing Matilda”. After devastating fire damage in 2015, the newly rebuilt $22 million Waltzing Matilda Centre will lead the Western Queensland community into [...]

By |May 1st, 2018|Categories: Government + Civic|

Joint Venture officially opened by New Zealand’s Prime Minister

New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern officially opened the new Ernest Rutherford building at the University of Canterbury (UC) last week. An event to be remembered, the ceremony was attended by hundreds of invited guests and featured an impressive display of fireworks outside the building’s entrance. Reflective of the University’s commitment to science and technology, [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: Education, Electrical, ICT, Mechanical|

Making art out of a university building

A new building at Melbourne University shows how architecture can deliver joy and functionality. Cameras are already pointed at Arts West, a new building for the faculty of the arts at the University of Melbourne. Read More .... Publication:        The Age Commercial Real Estate, March 11, 2017

By |March 21st, 2017|Categories: Arts + Entertainment, Education, Summary|