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UTAS’ new Medical Science 2 (MS2) building

The first educational building in Tasmania to achieve a Green Star rating for environmental design. Medical Science 2 (MS2) building has become the first educational building in Tasmania to achieve a Green Star rating for environmental design. The project was recently awarded a 5 Star Green Star - Education Design v1 rating by the Green [...]

Innova21

Innova21 is home to the University of Adelaide's Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science. The first building to be awarded a 6 star Green Star Education v1 rating, it incorporates a range of world-class sustainability features, as Sean Mcgowan reports.   Read the full Ecolibrium article.

Umow Lai’s brief for Innova21

The University set themselves a target of developing a world leading design for it’s Engineering facility which would serve as a reflection of the technical education it’s students could attain. Umow Lai took this ideal and saw the opportunity to marry our core principles of innovation and quality with the University’s quest for a landmark education facility. [...]

Innova21, University of Adelaide

The atrium boasts a timber feature wall made with reused timber from the previous engineering building. Image: Dianna Snape   There are parallels between the new Innova21 building for the University of Adelaide and the textured, layered approach of Charles and Ray Eames.     In 1961, Charles and Ray Eames were commissioned by [...]

By |September 8th, 2011|Categories: Education|

Sustainable features at Ravenswood School double as educational tools

Sustainable features which can double as educational tools have been incorporated in the design of the $20 million Mabel Fidler Resources Hub Building for Ravenswood School for Girls in the northern Sydney suburb of Gordon. Fergus Curran, an associate mechanical engineer for  Umow Lai Sydney, which handled the work, said: “These sustainability elements can be [...]

Umow Lai Designs Energy-saving Systems for New Resources Hub at Ravenswood

Umow Lai, a national multi disciplinary building services company, designed a range of sustainable initiatives that will help promote energy efficiency in the new $20 million Mabel Fidler Resources Hub Building for Ravenswood School for Girls in Gordon. The Governor of New South Wales, Professor Marie Bashir, will officially open the building on 25 August. [...]

Umow Lai engaged on $1.9 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Queensland Health has engaged Umow Lai, a national building services engineering consultancy committed to sustainability, to provide master planning, technical and documentation advice for the new $1.9 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) This world-class acute care facility is being designed to cater for one of Australia’s fastest growing regions to cope with the demand [...]

The University of Adelaide first to achieve 6 star Green Star rating for Innova 21

Innova 21, the University of Adelaide’s new $100 million building for the Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Science has just been awarded a 6 Star Green Star Education (V1) rating from the Green Building Council of Australia. This makes it the first project in Australia to achieve a 6 star rating under the Green [...]