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Our Future Leaders Network discuss industry trends

The Future Leaders event, to be held at 6.00pm on 1st March will launch the 2017 Program. Taking advantage of the warmer weather, the event will be held on the outdoor terrace at Umow Lai’s South Yarra office, providing an excellent networking atmosphere for industry Future Leaders. The Future Leaders program is aimed at professionals [...]

Daniel Mannix Building Achieves a World Class Rating

Achieving a 6 Star Green Star – Education As Built v1 Certified Rating has elevated the Australian Catholic University‘s Daniel Mannix Building into the distinguished class: a ‘World Leadership’ in environmentally sustainable construction. The award, announced in early 2016 from the Green Building Council of Australia, compliments the 6 Star Green Star Design Rating received [...]

Jeffrey Smart Building Wins Best Application of AV in Education $500k+

Last night the annual Audio Visual Industry Awards (AVIA’s) were held at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre as part of the Integrate Conference for leaders and professionals in AV and Systems Integration. Umow Lai entered the Jeffrey Smart Building project for the University of South Australia in the category of “Best Application of AV in [...]

University of South Australia’s Jeffrey Smart Building Shortlisted in the AVIAs

We are proud to have been shortlisted in the Audio Visual Industry Awards, in the Best Application of AV in Education $500k + category, for our Audio Visual work on the University of South Australia's Jeffrey Smart Building. The Best Application of AV in Education Award is for the best conceived, best executed, and most innovative audiovisual projects and [...]

Two Umow Lai projects finalists in the 2014 Banksia Awards

Two Umow Lai projects - The Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning, and the new Melbourne Water Headquarters, were finalists in the 2014 Banksia Awards ‘Innovation in Social Infrastructure - $100 Million’ category that were announced in Sydney on 11 November. Read more

Another Umow Lai project achieves a 5 Star Education rating

Umow Lai is associated with another highly rated Green Star project: the M² Building and The Plasso at the University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes Campus. In early February, it was awarded a 5 Star Green Star Education Design v1 Certified Rating from The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). It is not the first [...]


Innova21 is home to the University of Adelaide's Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science. The first building to be awarded a 6 star Green Star Education v1 rating, it incorporates a range of world-class sustainability features, as Sean Mcgowan reports.   Read the full Ecolibrium article.

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