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University of Melbourne’s New Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning

The University of Melbourne's new Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning (ABP) building is aiming to set an example for the future designers of high-performing buildings who will pass through its halls. Read the full Ecolibrium Article  

University of Melbourne scores first 6 Star building, with full innovation points

The University of Melbourne’s new architecture building has been awarded a 6 Star Green Star Education Design rating, and has become the only building to be awarded all 10 innovation points under Green Star, including the recently added credits for life cycle assessment. Read in full on: The Fifth Estate.

Umow Lai helps Monash to step up to New Horizons

Monash University is ready to step up to new heights with the addition of The New Horizons building, destined to become a significant technological innovation hub in the southern hemisphere. It was officially opened on the 30th of July. The most significant feature of the $140 million New Horizons building is its integrated and multi-use [...]

New Horizons for Umow Lai

Melbourne's Monash University recently opened its New Horizons building, which the university hopes will become one of the southern hemisphere's most important technological innovation hubs. Read the full Ecolibrium Article

Umow Lai engaged on their first project in New Zealand

“Our first job in New Zealand, the NZ$200+ million University of Canterbury Regional Science & Innovation Centre (RSIC) in Christchurch, represents an important milestone for us,” notes David Uhlhorn, a director of Umow Lai, an Australian-owned building services consultancy. David, who is heading the firm’s project team, says that following this significant appointment, Umow Lai [...]

National Centre for Synchrotron Science

The National Centre for Synchrotron Science (NCSS) is a building that celebrates the science of light through the art of architecture, superbly exemplified in The Light Box or lecture theatre with striated acrylic panels that infuse the gallery space with an ethereal light. The Centre has achieved a 5 Star Green Star – Education Design [...]

By |June 5th, 2013|Categories: Education|

Sustainability in Education

Umow Lai is carving out a reputation for delivering sustainable buildings in the university sector as assessed by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). Umow Lai delivered the building services design for the M2 Building at the University of South Australia, which last month was awarded a 5 star Green Star rating by the [...]

Another Umow Lai project achieves a 5 Star Education rating

Umow Lai is associated with another highly rated Green Star project: the M² Building and The Plasso at the University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes Campus. In early February, it was awarded a 5 Star Green Star Education Design v1 Certified Rating from The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). It is not the first [...]