The 3 level office and retail complex was built in the Bunbury CBD. As head contractor, Civilcon was responsible for the complete construction.
Fit-out work, although not in the contract, was carried out before completion and was co-ordinated with Civilcon to reduce the overall timeframe for occupancy.
The tilt panel building occupies all four boundaries of the site. Tilt panels were cast on site. The site restrictions of an inner city development were overcome including protecting vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Site co-ordination was vital in the success of this project.
The 2700sqm building is constructed with a concrete frame and pre-cast concrete tilt panel walls. The 3rd level is framed with structural steel and clad with Comtex and Exotec sheeting. The building also has an internal water storage tank and pumps for fire fighting requirements. The three levels are serviced by two stair wells and an elevator. Civilcon completed all of the concrete, tilt-panels and carpentry trades ‘in-house’.
Several challenges during construction were overcome, including the following:
Design: MCG Architects Pty Ltd Superintendent: MCG Architects Pty Ltd