University of Canterbury

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Location: Christchurch, New Zealand Client: University of Canterbury  Architect: Jasmax / Daryl Jackson Robin Dyke Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education (New Zealand) Size: 25,500 sqm Value: NZ$200 million “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 [...]

Bendigo Market Place Shopping Centre

Location: Bendigo, Victoria Architect: The Buchan Group Value: $50 million The redevelopment includes a new mall, 52 new specialty shops and 2 new mini majors totalling 10,000 sqm of additional retail space and underground parking for 613 cars. The extension has been designed in line with the requirements of a 5 star Green Star Shopping Centre Pilot Design Tool rating. [...]

National Centre for Synchrotron Science

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Location: Clayton, Vic Client: National Centre for Synchrotron Science Architect: Bates Smart Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education Design v1.0 The National Centre for Synchrotron Science (NCSS) has achieved a 5 Star Green Star – Education Design v1 Certified Rating from the Green Building Council of Australia with building services consultancy Umow Lai providing a range of engineering and [...]

Menzies Research Institute and School of Medicine

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Location: Hobart, Tasmania Client: University of Tasmania Architect: Lyons Architects Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education v1.0 Size: 6 Storey Value: $148 million The co-location project will integrate the Menzies Research Institute (MRI) together with the School of Medicine, presently located at the Royal Hobart Hospital and Sandy Bay campuses. The new six-storey building will also provide new accommodation [...]

La Trobe University – Shepparton

Location: Shepparton, Victoria Client: La Trobe University Architect: Gray Puksand Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education v1.0 Value: $10 million The new building will form the heart of La Trobe University’s Shepparton Campus. The project has been designed to cater for a variety of Educational course requirements including Nursing and associated training facilities. Sustainability is a key feature of the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

National Life Sciences Hub (NaLSH), Charles Sturt University

Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW Client: Charles Sturt University Architect: BVN Size: 5,468 sqm Value: $49 million The Life Science Building at Charles Sturt University has been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating and has the distinction of being one of a handful of regional Australian buildings – not only universities - to have achieved this level. Along with the Phytotron [...]

Automotive Centre of Excellence – Kangan Batman TAFE

Location: Docklands, Victoria Client: Kangan Batman TAFE Architect: Lyons Architects Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education v1.0 Size: 4,000 sqm Value: $16 million This 4,000 sqm development is the first educational facility in Australia to achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating. This multi award winning state-of-the-art building comprises unique innovative sustainable features including BATISO active mass cooling, night sky cooling system, chilled [...]

Institute for Marine + Antarctic Studies

    Location: Hobart, TAS Architect: John Wardle Architects + Terroir (in association) Awards: Winner, Public Architecture: National Award, 2014 Australian Institute of Architects The Institution for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) is a joint project of the University of Tasmania (UTAS) which brings together much of Tasmania's considerable strengths in marine and Antarctic studies [...]

171 Collins Street – BHP Billiton HQ

Location: 171 Collins Street, Melbourne Client: CBUS and Charter Hall Architect: Bates Smart Ratings: 6 Star Offices v2 Design and As-Built Green Star, NABERS Energy 5 Star Size: 20 storeys Value: $135 million Awards: 2016 Master Builder Association - State Finalist - 'Best Sustainable Practice' The $135 million, 20-storey development is a new state-of-the-art glass office tower was developed in conjunction with CBUS [...]

2 Nexus Court

Location: Mulgrave, Australia Architect: Perrott Lyon Mathieson Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Offices Design and As-Built v2 Size: 7,500 sqm Value: $25 million The new purpose built office development provides approximately 7,500m2 of office space over 3 levels, a ground floor café and basement car parking for approximately 140 cars. Umow Lai provided building services and sustainable design advice for [...]

Jetset Travelworld Group Tenancy Fitout

Location: Brisbane, Queensland Client: Jetset Travelworld Group Architect: Forrest Architects Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Office Interiors v1.1, 5 Star NABERS Energy Tenancy Value: $2 million Jetset Travelworld Group is undergoing a $2 million office fit out of their premises in the Santos Place building. It is targeting a 5 Star Green Star and 5 Star NABERS rating. The [...]

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 [...]