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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Bio21 Institute – The University of Melbourne

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Location: Western Precinct Client: University of Melbourne Architect: DesignInc Size: 22,000 sqm Value: $140 million Umow Lai provided building services engineering consultancy for the Bio21 Institute, a 22,000 sqm, state-of-the-art research facility located on The University of Melbourne’s Western Precinct. Complemented by a seven-story atrium, the Institute comprises the new building, plus physical links to the Veterinary Science School, and [...]

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. [...]

The Daniel Mannix Building

Location: Fitzroy, Melbourne Client: Australian Catholic University (ACU) Architect: Woods Bagot Ratings: 6 Star Green Star Education v1.0  Another Umow Lai project, The Daniel Mannix Building, achieves 6 Star Green Star rating. Having already achieved a 6 Star Green Star design rating, The Australian Catholic University's new Daniel Mannix Building in Fitzroy is now being submitted to achieve the [...]