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Waltzing Matilda Centre

Project Name: Waltzing Matilda Centre Location: Winton, Queensland Value: $13M Umow Lai Disciplines: Mechanical Electrical Hydraulic Fire Protection ICT ESD Specialist Lighting The outback town of Winton is home to Queensland’s Iconic Waltzing Matilda Centre, honouring the great Australian poet, Banjo Paterson’s Australian anthem, “Waltzing Matilda”. Umow Lai was fortunate to be selected as [...]

The Melbourne Veterinary School, Learning & Teaching Building

Project Name: The Melbourne Veterinary School, Learning & Teaching Building Location: Werribee, Victoria Value: $63M Umow Lai Disciplines: Electrical Audio-visual Security Fire Detection Fire Engineering ESD The $63 million-dollar redevelopment of the U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital has enhanced the facilities for pet treatment and training for future veterinarians at the Melbourne Veterinarian School. The [...]

Brigidine College STEM Centre

Project Name: Brigidine College STEM Centre Location: Indoorpilly, Brisbane, Queensland Value: $12m Umow Lai Disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical & Hydraulic Services Engineering Fire Engineering ICT Sustainability Services Located in the inner-city Brisbane suburb of Indoorpilly, Brigidine College follows the example of St Brigid – ‘a women of vision and courage, who actively challenged the social, [...]

Ernest Rutherford Building

Project Name: Ernest Rutherford Building Location: Christchurch, New Zealand Value: $220 million In collaboration with: Cosgroves Umow Lai entered into a joint venture arrangement with Cosgroves, a Christchurch-based building services engineering consultancy, to deliver the Rutherford Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RRSIC) project. The Umow Lai-Cosgroves team was successful against strong competition from a number [...]

Rosebud Plaza Shopping Centre

Location: Rosebud, Victoria Architect: NH Architecture Value: $25 million The redevelopment involved the re-configuration of the Masterplan for the site, including a realignment of adjacent streets to accommodate the retail expansion. The redeveloped included a new Target Discount Store, new Food Court, 35 new speciality tenancies and significant additional car parking. [...]

Westfield Plenty Valley Shopping Centre

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 [...]

Northland Shopping Centre

Location: Preston, Victoria Client: Northland Shopping Centre Architect: The Buchan Group Value: $90 million The Stage 20 redevelopment of Northland Shopping Centre is the most significant extension and upgrade to the Centre in many years. The first Stage of Stage 20, successfully completed in late 2008, included the provision of a new curved Fresh Food Mall. The mall contains a number [...]

Tiffany & Co.

Location: 267 Collins Street, Melbourne Client: Tiffany & Co. Architect: TSC Architects (New York) + PTID Environments (Australia) Value: Multi-million The new Tiffany flagship store at 267 Collins Street, Melbourne, was officially opened in August 2011. The main challenge for Umow Lai was to deliver a well conditioned, double-height retail environment and to maintain the opulent aesthetics synonymous with [...]

Treasury Precinct Refurbishment

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 [...]

Deakin University – Burwood Highway Frontage

Location: Burwood, VIC Architect: Woods Bagot Value: $126 million Size: 17,000 sqm Umow Lai provided a range of building services including mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, vertical transportation, ICT, AV, fire services, fire safety engineering and ESD for Deakin University’s new $126 million Burwood Highway Frontage project. The development is a world class educational facility. It includes [...]

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