Southbank Cultural Precinct Redevelopment

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Location: Southbank, Victoria Architect: FJMT Value: $5 million Umow Lai provided the engineering services and sustainable design advice for the Masterplan of the Southbank Cultural Precinct Redevelopment, a major redevelopment of Melbourne's cultural and entertainment precinct. The Redevelopment project will also incorporate modernisation of the Arts Centre and the potential development of a home for the Melbourne Symphony [...]

Bendigo Art Gallery

Location: Bendigo, Victoria Architect: Fender Kostalidis Value: $7.5 million Umow Lai is part of the project team engaged on the $7.5 million expansion of the Bendigo Art Gallery in regional Victoria. Work includes the new Park Gallery and a Pavilion to provide new exhibition space to meet first-class international standards expected of a gallery that hosts exhibitions from [...]

Noble Park Swim Centre Redevelopment

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Location: Noble Park, Victoria Architects: DWP Suters Value: $17 million Umow Lai provided Building Services and Sustainability Consultants for the $17 million Noble Park Swim Centre Redevelopment. The redevelopment includes a new main building (Reception, Café & Kiosk, Offices, Multipurpose space & Change facilities), new indoor programme pool, new outdoor 50m pool & Aquaplay area, improved water slide facilities [...]

Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre Redevelopment

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Location: Hawthorn, Melbourne Value: $19.5 million This $19.5 million project involves the demolition of the existing centre and construction of an all new facility. The project includes a new outdoor 50 metre pool, indoor program pool, reception, administration, entry foyer, gym and programme rooms. Umow Lai is providing mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and ESD services. [...]

Westfield Plenty Valley Shopping Centre

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Location: Mill Park, Victoria Client: Westfield Architect: NH Architecture Value: $110 million Umow Lai provided Westfield with independent Contract Administration consultancy advice for the new $110 million Westfield Plenty Valley Shopping Centre located in Mill Park. The project, which was delivered on time and on budget, included mechanical and electrical engineering, a building automation system to control all the air-conditioning [...]

Wyndham Leisure, Events + Community Learning Centre

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Location: Derrimut Road, Wyndham, Victoria Client: Wyndham City Council Architect: DWP Suters Value: $68 million The $68 million, 80 Derrimut Road Site Optimisation Project, Hoppers Crossing for Wyndham City Council involves the construction of a new Library, expansion of the existing Aquatic and Leisure Centre, redeveloping the existing Events Centre and development of a Precinct/Hub, including a café and [...]

South East Water Headquarters

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Location: Frankston, Victoria Architect: BVN Architects Size: 12,500sqm NLA Landmark head office development for South East Water at the foreshore of Frankston, South East Water is consolidation its three offices into one site in Frankston. The 12,500m2 NLA development will consist of five stories of offices with innovative sustainable design features, plus three levels of car [...]

Treasury Precinct Refurbishment

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Location: East Melbourne, Victoria Value: $60 million Refurbishment and tenancy fit-out of a number of heritage listed buildings in the Treasury Precinct. The project consisted of over 40,000 sqm of office accommodation, training and meeting rooms and ministers suites for a number of State Departments. 2 Treasury Place - Department of Education 2A Treasury Place 4 Treasury [...]

Southern Cross Tower – 121 Exhibition Street

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Location: Melbourne CBD Client: Victorian Government Property Group  Architect: Geyer Tenancy fit-out of office accommodation for numerous State Government departments including the State Revenue Office (Levels 2 and 3), Department of Infrastructure (Levels 5 to 16), Department of Justice (Levels 17 to 30) and the Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development (Levels 31 to 36). Umow Lai [...]

Gippsland Water Factory Vortex Centre

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Location: Gippsland, Victoria Client: DesignInc Photographer: Reflections Photography Value: $5 million The Gippsland Water Factory Vortex Centre, one of the most innovative wastewater treatment and recycling systems in Victoria, is taking ‘green energy’ to a new level, introducing a new era for water technology, discovery and education - and in the process, attracting world-wide recognition. It won the API [...]

Punt Road Oval Redevelopment (Richmond Football Club)

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Location: Punt Road, Richmond, Melbourne Client: Richmond Football Club Architect: DWP Suters Value: $15.1 million Home of the Richmond Football Club, the redevelopment includes a gym, sports hall, recovery pool, Community Activity Centre (located under the existing Jack Dwyer stand), additional administration space, function centre and associated commercial kitchen, Aboriginal Cultural Centre and club shop. [...]

Kyneton Sports and Aquatic Centre

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Location: Kyneton, Victoria Architect: DWP Suters Value: $7 million Umow Lai provided Building Services and ESD Consultancy for the new $7.0m aquatic centre to be built at the existing Kyneton Sports Centre site. The project includes a new 8 lane, 25 meter Lap Pool, Learn to Swim Pool, Warm Water Exercise Pool, wet and dry change facilities, entry [...]

St Falls

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Location: Falls Creek, Victoria Size: 62 Apartments + Retail + Community Facilities Architects: Elenberg Fraser Value: $50 million A landmark development at Falls Creek that comprises 62 luxury apartments, retail, cafes, restaurants and community facilities. The development is the largest real estate project ever undertaken at Falls Creek. Its contemporary design fans out like wings of a [...]

Hume City Council Head Office

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Location: Broadmeadows, Victoria Client: Hume City Council Architect: Lyons Value: $23.5 million Multi-award winning six-storey, 6,000m2, office building that has achieved 5 Star Green Star - Design and 4 Star Green Star - As Built ratings by utilising ESD initiatives such as high-efficiency facade design, under-floor air distribution and grey-water recycling. The building provides enhanced indoor environment quality with individual [...]

Alderley Train Station

Location: Brisbane, Queensland Architect: Cox Rayner Value: $15 million Brisbane’s Alderley Train Station is undergoing a $15M redevelopment as part of Queensland Rail’s rolling upgrade program. As part of Queensland Rail’s rolling upgrade program, Brisbane’s Alderley Train Station is undergoing a $15M redevelopment. Primarily intended to improve public and disabled access features, the redeveloped train station will include building [...]

Ku-ring-gai Indoor Aquatic and Leisure Facility

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Location: West Pymble, NSW Client: Ku-ring-gai Council Value: $12 million Umow Lai is providing Building Services for the $12M West Pymble Indoor Aquatic and Leisure Facility to provide more programs, better facilities and ensure ongoing financial and environmental sustainability. Construction is estimated to be complete by early 2012. The redevelopment will be designed with an 'Under the Canopy' [...]

Gungahlin Leisure Centre

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Location: Gungahlin, ACT Client: Gungahlin Leisure Centre Value: $28 million Umow Lai was providing Engineering & Sustainability services for the $28M Gungahlin Leisure Centre, a new facility constructed for the use of the local community in and around Gungahlin, ACT. A green field site overlooking Gungahlin is proposed for this development that will incorporate indoor swimming pools, spectator areas, [...]

Mildura Law Courts

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Location: Mildura, Victoria Architect: Vincent Chrisp Architects Value: $16.7 million The new state-of-the art courthouse facility comprises of four court rooms with judicial chambers, jury pool room, jury retirement rooms, remote witness room, custody cell and link to the police station. The complex also houses the Sheriff's Office and Community Correctional Services. [...]

Warrnambool Law Courts

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Location: Warrnambool, Victoria Architect: Swaney Draper Architects Value: $15.5 million A new state-of-the-art court complex, which comprises of four court rooms with judicial chambers, jury pool room, jury retirement rooms, remote witness room, custody cell and link to the adjacent police station. The offices for the Sheriffs and Correctional Services are co-located at the lower ground floor level. [...]

More Justice Projects

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Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison Redevelopment (Security Advisory Services) Darwin Prison, Northern Territory - New 1000 bed prison to be constructed at Berrimah State Coronial Services Centre Redevelopment Ararat Prison - Ararat, Victoria (PPP) State's Security and Engineering Services Consultant for the delivery of the 600 bed Metropolitan Remand Centre (MRC) and 300 bed Marngoneet Correctional [...]

Data Centre + Telecommunication Projects

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  Umow Lai has significant Data Centre and Telecommunication design experience, having worked on a large number of Data Centre projects for national, multinational and government clients. Due to security reasons we cannot disclose details of the projects we have completed.   Umow Lai provides a comprehensive professional Data Centre consultancy including project planning and [...]

More Government + Civic Projects

City of Boroondara Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre Redevelopment Kew Recreation Centre Redevelopment Community Hub at Hawthorn Library Precinct City of Melbourne Visy Park Redevelopment (Carlton FC) Punt Road Oval Redevelopment (Richmond FC) East Melbourne Community Centre & Library Melbourne Town Hall - Administrative Building City of Yarra Richmond Library Collingwood Town Hall Relocation of [...]

Melbourne Water Headquarters

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Location: Digital Harbour precinct, 990 Latrobe Street, Docklands Architect: Woods Bagot Value: $85 million Award: Finalist, 2014 Banksia Awards ‘Innovation in Social Infrastructure > $100 Million’ category Melbourne Water’s new 12,700m2, seven-level office building located on the Digital Harbour precinct at 990 La Trobe Street, Docklands features a series of open, interconnecting atrium spaces linking [...]

Geelong Library + Heritage Centre

Location: Geelong, Victoria Client: Geelong City Council  Architect: ARM Architecture Value: $45 million Awards: 2016  Australian Institute of Architects - Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Architecture - Winner  2016 National Master Builder of the Year Award - Winner  2016 Australian Institute of Architects - Interior Architecture - National Commendation Umow Lai has been appointed as part of project team to [...]

Dandenong Government Services Office

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Location: Dandenong, Victoria Client: Grocon Architect: Hassell Value: $80 million Size: 14,100 sqm Built as part of VicUrban’s Revitalization of Central Dandenong, the 14,100sqm office development on the corner of Walker and Thomas Streets, houses multiple state government tenants. The building was designed to achieve a world class level of advanced environmentally sustainable design for commercial office developments including PCA [...]

Shrine Galleries of Remembrance

Location: Melbourne, Victoria Architects: ARM Architecture + Cunningham Martyn + Lovell Chen + Rush Wright Umow Lai has provided the highest quality level of engineering building services in order to meet the challenges encountered as part of the Stage 2 Redevelopment of one of Melbourne’s most iconic buildings, the Shrine of Remembrance. It was officially unveiled on [...]

Sydney Overseas Passenger Terminal

Location: Sydney Client: Port Authority of New South Wales Architects: Johnson Pilton Walker “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 [...]