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Umow Lai Continues Winning Streak

Umow Lai is proud to once again be part of the team on award winning projects 171 Collins Street and the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre. Awarded 2017 Victorian Development of the Year and Tenderfield People’s Choice by the Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Innovation & Excellence Awards, 171 Collins Street is [...]

Umow Lai helps rebuild the famous Waltzing Matilda Centre

Umow Lai is delighted to have the opportunity to provide a range of services for Winton’s famous Waltzing Matilda Centre that is being rebuilt following a devastating fire in 2015.“We are working with Cox Architecture as a member of the project team to rebuild the Centre. This is a part of our European cultural heritage [...]

Umow Lai projects win highly acclaimed industry awards

At the AIA’s 2016 National Awards the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre won the prestigious Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Architecture for ARM Architecture. It also was named National Commercial Master Builder of the Year for Kane Constructions Pty Ltd and the National Commercial / Industrial Construction Award $20M to $50M category at the [...]

Broadmeadows Town Hall Refurbishment

  The iconic 1960’s red brick Broadmeadows Town Hall is undergoing $20.2 million redevelopment that is set transform the landmark building into a thriving gathering place for its culturally diverse and rapidly growing population and in the process, to revitalise the cultural heart of this traditional blue-collar suburb. With a $7 million contribution from the [...]

Sydney Wharves

Umow Lai helping upgrade Sydney's iconic Ferry Wharves Sydney's population is set to top five million by 2017, making it the first city in Australia to reach the five million mark. With the ten largest growth areas identified as being in the Sydney metropolitan area, the pressure to provide adequate, reliable and efficient public transport is [...]

Umow Lai takes centre stage in Ecolibrium & Digital Signage

September 2009: For this issue, the Ecolibrium cover headline ‘Mainstream green – how an office fit-out achieved sustainability – without the frills’, announced that Umow Lai’s new tenancy at 10 Yarra Street, South Yarra, was the first in Victoria, and one of just two in Australia, to have achieved a 6 Star Green Star – [...]

Umow Lai Plays Key Role in ACT Courts Bid Success

A significant milestone was reached on 23 October 2015 when Juris Partnership was formally announced as the preferred proponent by the ACT Government for the $150m ACT Law Courts. Umow Lai are collaborating with Juris Partnership on the project and were pleased to receive the news.  “Naturally, we were delighted to hear the news which [...]

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Centenary of Gallipolli ANZAC landing to be commemorated at Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance

This Anzac Day is the centenary of the Gallipoli ANZAC landing, prompting Australians to reflect on the impact of war, conflict and peacekeeping operations in our nation’s European history. During this year’s commemorations, thousands of people will converge at the Shrine of Remembrance, one of Melbourne’s iconic buildings and one that Umow Lai has helped [...]

Umow Lai’s expertise assists the Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal upgrade

“Our expertise and experience in electrical, fire safety and sustainability services is being well utilised as part of the upgrade of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) and we are up to the challenges involved,” notes Paul Jacobsen, a Umow Lai Associate Director who is leading the firm’s project team. “The challenges we face arise by [...]

A New Green Home for Brisbane Buses

It took many months of creative thinking, careful planning and meticulous box-ticking but the engineering team at Umow Lai has achieved yet another environmental first. Queensland’s Sherwood Road Bus Depot has achieved the very first 5 Star Industrial As-Built rating in Australia. Leading the project was Umow Lai’s Lizzie Adams. According to Lizzie, “As an [...]