Client
M J Nielson Pty Ltd

Year
2008

Value
$136m

Location
Brisbane, Queensland Australia

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Consulting services on a 6 star Green Star, 36-storey commercial tower.

Providing multi-disciplinary consulting services on a 6 star Green Star, 36-storey commercial tower located in Brisbane’s CBD.

Santos Tower

STRUCTURAL / CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL / DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION

Brisbane, Queensland Australia

We provided innovative design solutions by having precast post-tensioned beams integrated into the in situ floor plate to reduce formwork and cycle times. The solution allowed for clear 14m spans off the core and assisted in completing ahead of program.

The use of prefabricated post-tensioned beam supports off the core of the building perimeter allowed for an open span floor plate, reduced on-site formwork and provided a lighter, more efficient structure which minimised cycle times.

The inner city location of the construction site brought with it neighbouring construction projects and limited on site storage, challenges which were resolved by the use of prefabricated components and offsite assembly.

This project was completed after only 24 months of on-site construction, within 3 days of the completion date set 3 years earlier.

The achievement was supported by our solutions which reduced formwork and cycle times and minimised site work.

The building provides one of the largest bicycle parking spaces in Brisbane with approximately 300 bicycle parks and 60 showers, as well as providing a direct link with the Kurilpa Bridge which extends over the Brisbane River to the Gallery of Modern Art and South Bank.