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. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Southern Cross Care Dandenong Redevelopment

Location: Dandenong, Victoria Client: Southern Cross Care  Design Teams: Thinc Projects / PTA Architecture Value: $20 + million Umow Lai has been engaged as the engineering services, ICT and sustainability consultants for the new Southern Cross Care aged care home in Victoria’s rapidly re-developing suburb of Dandenong. With the emphasis on providing a home-like environment, the [...]

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 [...]

Monash New Horizons

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Location: Clayton, Victoria Client: Monash University Architect: Lyons Architects Ratings: 6 Star Green Star Education v1.0 Value: $140 million Monash University is ready to step up to new heights with the addition of The New Horizons building, destined to become a significant technological innovation hub in the southern hemisphere. It was officially opened 30 July 2013. The most significant feature of [...]

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 [...]

Knox Grammar School – New Boarding House

Location: Wahroonga, New South Wales Client: Knox Grammar School Architect: Drew Dickson Architects Size: Accommodation for 145 Students Value: $14 million The three and four storey boarding house will accommodate 145 students from yr.7 to yr.12 and 3 housemasters plus commercial laundry and clinic with 7 beds. Umow Lai is providing electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, sustainability and fire services for the boarding [...]

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 [...]

Visy Park Redevelopment (Carlton Football Club)

Location: Carlton, Victoria Client: Carlton Football Club Architect: William Ross Value: $17.3 million Home of the Carlton Football Club, this project involved the demolition of two existing stands and the construction of a new two-level “state of the art” training facility. The new facility includes a gym, warm up area, ‘altitude’ room, aquatic centre, function space, cafe, sports consulting suites and administration space. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

150 Clarendon Street

Location: East Melbourne, Victoria Architects: Bates Smart Value: $350 million The 12-storey apartment complex sets a benchmark in apartment building technology design. The luxury 88 apartment building provides residents with the latest technologies available, all appearing and functioning in a seamless manner. In order to provide such high quality services, Umow Lai's ICT consultants devised some ground breaking technologies [...]

Bendigo Hospital

Location: Bendigo, Victoria Client: Department of Health (Victoria) Architect: Woodhead Value: $630million The New Bendigo Hospital will be the largest regional hospital developments in Victoria’s history and one of the largest hospital projects across Australia. It will provide the flexibility to adapt and expand to meet future demands and ensure a sustainable health service into the future. Umow [...]

The John Curtin School of Medical Research – The Australian National University

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Location: Canberra, ACT Client: The Australian National University (ACU) Architect: Lyons Architects Value: $120 million This three-stage redevelopment of one of Australia's premier medical research facilities demonstrates Umow Lai's commitment to sustainable design across the building industry. The project contains research laboratories along with an animal holding and research facility. ICT features of the award winning Stage [...]

Deakin Regional Community Health Hub (REACH)

Location: Waurn Ponds Campus, Geelong, Victoria Client: Deakin University Architect: DesignInc Value: $40 million Umow Lai provided Engineering and Sustainability services for the $40M project delivering a joint undergraduate teaching and post graduate research building that enhances and supports the expansion of the Science program for the Faculty of Science and Technology. The facility compliments the Medical School for [...]

Victoria University Construction Futures Building

Location: Sunshine, Victoria Client: Victoria University Architect: Cox Architects Ratings: 6 Star Green Star Education v1.0 Design rating Value: $44 million Umow Lai has again been associated with a major project that has achieved a 6 Star Green Star Education V1 Design Rating: the $44 million Construction Futures Building at Victoria University. The building services and sustainability consultancy provided a [...]

Ravenswood School for Girls – Mabel Fidler Resources Hub Building

Location: Gordon, New South Wales Client: Ravenswood School for Girls Architect: BVN Architecture Size: 6,500 sqm The new 6,500m² Mabel Fidler Resources Hub Building will comprise a junior and secondary resource centre, a number of spaces for study, meetings and relaxation, a careers office, café and commercial kitchen, suite of new classrooms and seminar spaces, [...]

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 [...]

Moorabbin Justice Centre

Location: Highett, Victoria Architect: FMSA Architects Value: $28 million The new Justice Centre sets a new benchmark for sustainable design in the law and justice sector, making it one of the most energy-efficient justice buildings in Australia. The Justice Centre houses six courts including a Magistrates' Court, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Family Court, Children's Court, Koori Court, [...]

Kwun Tong Town Centre

Location: Kwun Tong, Hong Kong Architects: Wong and Ouyang Value: $5,000 million Umow Lai is providing sustainability consultancy advice for the redevelopment of Kwun Tong Town Centre. The project consists of 2000 apartments, 10 level retail development, community buildings, public open space, transport interchanges and a 280 metre office and hotel tower. The project has the potential to become [...]

The Poche Centre

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Location: North Sydney, New South Wales Client: Sydney Melanoma Unit Architect: Daryl Jackson Robin Dyke Ratings: 4 Star Green Star Education v1.0 Size: 8,224 sqm Value: $25 million The Centre is the new home of the Sydney Melanoma Unit, a world leader in melanoma research, education and treatment. The 8,224m2 building, which is being used as a research facility and training centre, includes a [...]

Wesley College New Moubray Street Precinct

Location: Prahran, Melbourne Client: Wesley College Architect: Cox Architects Value: $30 million Umow Lai has helped Wesley College and Cox Architects successfully complete the Moubray-Street-Precinct-Redevelopment at their Prahran campus. The consultancy provided a full range of engineering and sustainability services at Wesley, one of Melbourne’s premier private schools a significant investment that supports their strong commitment to excellence in [...]

South West TAFE – Administration, Teaching & Conference Centre

Location: Warrnambool, Victoria Client: South West TAFE Architect: Lyons Architects Size: 3 storey Value: $14.5 million The new three-storey building on South West TAFE’s Warrnambool Campus comprises new conference facilities, information technology and general purpose classrooms, a student services and enrolment centre and facilities housing the Institute’s administration services. Individually zoned fan coil units (FCUs) have been installed to [...]

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 [...]

More Arts + Entertainment Projects

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery - Launceston, Tasmania Shire of Yarra Ranges Regional Museum - Lilydale, Victoria 450 seat Performing Arts Centre - Genazzano FCJ College, Kew Campus Contemporary Arts Centre - Deakin University (Building P), Burwood Campus 1000 seat Performing Arts Centre - Mt. Scopus Memorial College Performing Arts Centre, Geelong - 800 [...]

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 [...]

More Health + Aged Care Projects…

Western Health Review of Masterplan and Feasibility Study for Redevelopment Ballarat Base Hospital Masterplan and Feasibility Study Construction of new buildings and refurbishment of Queen Victoria Building The Alfred Hospital Cardiac Ward, CCU and Cath Lab Monash Medical Centre Monash Health Research Precinct Healthscope John Fawkner Hospital Infrastructure Upgrade Eastern Rehabilitation Centre Upgrade The Avenue [...]

More Education Projects…

Universities The University of Melbourne University Square campus development advisory and design review consultancy Bio21 Institute Fit out for the Department of Business and Economics Monash University Monash University STRIP (Science, Technology, Research & Innovation Precinct) Stage 2, Clayton Campus New Horizons Centre The Australian National University The John Curtin School of Medical Research New [...]

More Major Office Projects

ANZ Centre - 833 Collins Street, Victoria Harbour (Tenancy fit out) 367 Collins Street, Melbourne - Numerous tenancy fit outs and alterations to the base building 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne - Refurbishment of this 41-storey office tower and two-level Galleria Shopping Centre Melbourne Airport Staff Accommodation Project Airservices Australia – New Melbourne Technology and Asset [...]

More Residential Projects…

E-Gate Precinct Business Case Pentridge Coburg Division B Apartment development, Coburg Tower 9, Yarra's Edge, Docklands, Victoria The Mill, 89 Raleigh Street, Essendon, Victoria Albert Street Apartments, Albert Street, Brunswick, Victoria Albert Street, Brunswick Tooronga Village Development The Mill - 89 Raleigh Street, Essendon Site One Development, Docklands The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne Flinders House, Westernport [...]

More Major Retail Projects…

Melbourne Market Relocation Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre Stockland Lilydale Shopping Centre Redevelopment Chirnside Park Shopping Centre Redevelopment GPO Melbourne Redevelopment (Fire Engineering) Stud Park Shopping Centre , Rowville Bacchus Marsh Village Shopping Centre Refurbishment Direct Factory Outlet, Essendon (Fire Engineering) Endeavour Hills Shopping Centre (Fire Engineering) Alchemy Restaurant Extension, Riverside, Brisbane 150 Clarendon Street, [...]

More Industrial Projects…

Masterfoods Wodonga - New manufacturing plant for pet care Masterfoods Bathurst - New manufacturing plant for pet foods Nestle Confectionary - Upgrade of Fire Protection Services Industrial & Warehouse Facilities on Fairbank Road, Clayton - Sub division of existing buildings DMG Industries - Fire Services upgrade AC Printing Plant - New printing plant facility Robert [...]

More Major Sports + Recreation Projects

City of Boroondara Kew Recreation Centre Manningham City Council Templestowe Reserve Sporting Pavilion City of Port Phillip North Port Oval Redevelopment (Port Melbourne Football Club) Government of Sharjah Victoria International School of Sharjah, UAE (Performing Arts Centre, Indoor Basketball Stadium, Aquatic Centre and full size outdoor Soccer Pitch) ANZ Stadium Multifunction Video screens McIntyre Sports [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

500 Collins Street Redevelopment

Location: 500 Collins Street, Melbourne Architect: Peddle Thorp Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Office Size: 28 Storeys Value: $50 million This totally refurbished 28-level 1970's office building is the first refurbished CBD office building in Australia to achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating. The refurbishment included a new central mechanical and electrical plant and incorporated a number of ESD [...]

Pixel

Location: 205 Queensberry Street, Melbourne Client: Grocon Architect: Studio 505 Ratings: 6 Star Green Star Offices v3.0 Design and As-Built, Platinum LEED Value: $4 million  On 29 February 2012 it was announced that Pixel had received the world’s highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design*) rating from the US Green Building Council- the first building in Australia to earn [...]

Fujitsu Australia – 825 Bourke Street

Location: 825 Bourke Street Client: Futijsu Architect: Woodhead Architects Ratings: 6 Star Green Star Offices v1.1 Interiors Size: 4,518sqm Value: $6 million Fujitsu Australia’s new three floor tenancy at Docklands sets a new benchmark in workplace innovation and represents one of the most progressive and sustainable office tenancies in the Australian market. The tenancy recently [...]

Spectrum – 56 Clarence Street

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Location: Sydney, New South Wales Architect: Gray Puksand Ratings: 4 Star Green Star Offices Interiors rating Size: 5,000 sqm  Value: $10 million The refurbishment of this existing 11-storey office building in the heart of Sydney’s CBD involved renewing the building with new energy and water efficient building services and amenities, a more aesthetic façade, enhanced main entrance and an overall [...]

University of Adelaide – Ingkarni Wardli

Location: Adelaide, South Australia Client: University of Adelaide Architect: DesignInc Ratings: 6 Star Green Star v1.0 Education Size: 14,000 sqm Value: $100 million Ingkarni Wardli (formerly Innova21), the University of Adelaide’s new building for the Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Science, has just been awarded a 6 Star Green Star Education v1 rating from the Green Building Council of Australia. This [...]

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 [...]