New Royal Women’s Hospital

Location: Parkville, Victoria Architects: DWI Architects Value: $250 million Umow Lai's role has been as DHS engineering services advisors. This included preparing the Technical Specification / Design Brief, reviewing tender bids, assisting with the Best and Final Offer (BAFO) process, to assist with the commissioning of the new Royal Women's Hospital. Umow Lai maintained the same project team for [...]

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 [...]

Melbourne School of Design

Location: Parkville, Victoria Architect: John Wardle Architects and NADAAA (USA) Client: The University of Melbourne Value: $100 million Awards: 2015 Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) - Daryl Jackson Award - Educational Architecture 2016 Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) -  Award for 'Excellence in Sustainability' - winner Umow Lai has provided sustainable design and [...]