In late 2016, Anthony Dorinko, Associate Director and Mechanical Engineer, was appointed to the Society of Building Services Engineers, a Technical Society of the peak professional body, Engineers Australia. “The Society promotes, for the benefit of the public in general, the art, science and practice of Building Services Engineering associated with the built environment and as building [...]
For Collins Square, the new Events and Business Centre is designed to cater to small and large scale meetings and presentations for up to 200 people, including public events such as weddings. Located on the Levels 5 & 6 of Tower 2, and as befits a development of this calibre, patrons will have access to [...]
150 Collins Street was awarded a 6 Star Green Star Design rating from the Green Building Council of Australia in July 2014.
The University of Melbourne's new Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning (ABP) building is aiming to set an example for the future designers of high-performing buildings who will pass through its halls. Read the full Ecolibrium Article
Umow Lai has been engaged to provide sustainability and engineering services for 35 Spring Street, one of Melbourne’s newest landmark residential buildings. “35 Spring Street is an exciting project to be involved with because it is a high quality residential development in an iconic location of Melbourne,” Notes Andrew Oxley, a Director of Umow Lai [...]
Engineers Australia explores the importance of mock-up testing, using Grocon's project at 150 Collin's Street as an example for laboratory mock-up testing. Umow Lai was the building services and environmentally sustainable design engineer for the project. Read the full Engineers Australia Article
Grocon has done it again. This time it’s just wowed the international green giants with the highest LEED award in the world for its Pixel building in Melbourne. But take a bow too the sustainability consultants Umow Lai and architects studio505. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating, from the US Green Building Council, [...]
It’s now official. Pixel has received the highest environmental rating in the world. Grocon’s Pixel Building, on the corner of Bouverie and Queensberry Streets in Carlton, has received the world’s highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating from the US Green Building Council. Read the Grocon media release.
The latest addition to Melbourne’s arts precinct is drawing international accolades for its world-class acoustics. That a modern building can be placed in such an echelon while surrounded by the noise of the city – and at the same time maintaining the comfort of its audience – is testament to the unique collaboration and passion of those involved, writes [...]
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 [...]