121 Marcus Clarke Street
City West, ACT
Description of services
Preparation of hydraulic design. Coordination and documentation of the sewer, storm water and grease waste drainage system, and for domestic hot and water supply, fire service and gas supply.
Size and description of project
With close to 30 000m2 of floor area, the building is 12-storeys high and has four basement levels for car and bicycle parking. Ground floor tenancies include restaurant, retail and community spaces. Levels 1 to 11 are for office accommodation, with the main plantroom on Level 12.
Approximately $120 million
Unique features/specific challenges
develop a cost-effective yet fully compliant design (working closely with the building hydraulics contractor)
encompasses a number of hydraulics-related innovations to reduce the impact on the environment
fully coordinated documentation with other building services for a smooth transition into the construction phase
undertook careful planning throughout the superstructure construction to avoid costly abortive works
basement drainage design incorporating a major subsoil network taking into account the subterraneous water flow