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Investing in our Future – Interview with Matthew Webb, AIRAH 2014 Student of the Year

May 26th, 2015|Staff|

Biomimicry, from Greek "bios" (meaning life) and "mimesis" (to imitate) is innovation inspired by nature. It offers designers - in all fields of human endeavour - innovation opportunities to develop new products, processes and systems [...]

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

April 24th, 2015|Government + Civic|

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 [...]

Umow Lai projects feature prominently in the 2015 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards

February 11th, 2015|Office|

Six Umow Lai projects have reached the finals of the 2015 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards and their Brisbane-based engineer and sustainability consultant Jessica Holz, is a finalist in the [...]

Dr Weng Poh, Associate Director, elected National President of the Society of Fire Safety, Engineers Australia

December 6th, 2014|Staff|

Weng Poh, the head of Umow Lai’s fire engineering team, was elected National President of the Society of Fire Safety, Engineers Australia, and November 2014. Weng started his involvement in fire engineering at BHP Research [...]

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

August 27th, 2014|Government + Civic, Industrial|

“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 [...]

Umow Lai provides services for CAVE2, the world’s largest virtual-reality environment

August 15th, 2014|Education|

CAVE2, is a 2nd generation, state-of-the-art Automatic Virtual Environment that brings together e-Research related, world class immersive visualisation technologies under the one roof in the New Horizons building at Monash University. “This is a next-generation, [...]

Umow Lai’ engaged on their largest project in Queensland for the Tatts Group

August 6th, 2014|Office|

Umow Lai is working on their largest project in Queensland: the new $80 million Australian headquarters for the Tatts Group Limited located in the Gasworks precinct in Newstead on the eastern fringe of Brisbane’s CBD. [...]

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

June 30th, 2014|Education|

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 [...]

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

June 19th, 2014|Education|

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 [...]