UNDERSTANDING THE POLITICS
Education projects present time challenging constraints that cannot be ingnored.
- For new facilities, the opening date usually needs to align with Day 1 Term 1.
- For existing facilities, it's working around the noise constraints during the school year, particularly during exam periods, and also maintaining safe passage to the many students.
Client: University of Technology Sydney
Delivery Form: Managing Contractor
Location: Ultimo, NSW
Completion date: July 2019
Project Control were engaged to prepare the initial Tender Program for UTS Central's major redevelopment of Building 2 and the extension of Building 1 (UTS Tower) podium to redefine the main entrance to UTS.
The Building 2 redevelopment works included a new UTS library, learning commons and research space. There was initially a major demolition of the existing building and the construction of a new teaching building.
The undulating semi-transparent building wrapping the base of the tower, this was achieved with a curved glass facade.
Client: NSW Department of Education
Architect: Group GSA
Delivery Form: Construction Only
Location: Bellevue Hill, NSW
Completion date: August 2017
Bellevue Hill Public School was recently awarded a Commendation for its innovative new school building at the 2018 Learning Environments Australasia Awards.
A two stage construction comprising of a new 4 level reinforced concrete and precast building with educational spaces and library. Stage 2 included a new Covered Outdoor Learning Area (COLA), canteen facilities, extensive landscaping and external works.