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Umow Lai continues winning streak

Umow Lai is proud to once again be part of the team on award winning projects 171 Collins Street and the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre. Awarded 2017 Victorian Development of the Year and Tenderfield People’s Choice by the Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Innovation & Excellence Awards, 171 Collins Street is [...]

Steel: The Faster, Easier and Lighter Choice

Speed of construction, ease of build and a lighter structure were just a few of the reasons why steel came out in front when developer Caribbean Park assessed both concrete and steel solutions during the preliminary design phase for 35 Dalmore Drive, part of the Caribbean Business Park project. Read complete article

Dr Weng Poh, Associate Director, elected National President of the Society of Fire Safety, Engineers Australia

Weng Poh, the head of Umow Lai’s fire engineering team, was elected National President of the Society of Fire Safety, Engineers Australia, and November 2014. Weng started his involvement in fire engineering at BHP Research in the 1980’s when much of the pioneering fire testing and research was conducted in Australia. He was also extensively [...]

New Horizons for Umow Lai

Melbourne's Monash University recently opened its New Horizons building, which the university hopes will become one of the southern hemisphere's most important technological innovation hubs. Read the full Ecolibrium Article

Design based on actual building characteristics

A seven-level office building which exhibits new sustainability and fire protection features is being built at 990 La Trobe Street in Melbourne's Docklands. It will provide 12,700 square metres of commercial office space for the major tenant, Melbourne Water. The building is proposed to achieve a six star Green Star design rating which will be [...]