|clients:||GPT/Unilodge (for Charles Darwin University students)|
Number of Floors: 7
Number of Modules: 167
Number of Bedrooms: 303 comprising of 1 bed studio suites, 2 & 4 bed apartments
Fully modularised structure on concrete podium with car park below. 303 bedrooms with living areas fully furnished and fitted out with balconies. Tight deadline to be completed, first students to be housed early 2015.
Challenges and Resolutions:
Structure to be fully compliant with cyclonic and earthquake requirements
Factory fitted external cladding and roof structure
'Double height' balconies designed within module structure
Insrallation of modules adjacent to fully operational shopping centre and roads
Tallest factory built modular building in Australia to be self-supported, including lift shafts and stairwells.
Internal fixtures and fittings full finished and furnishings packed in rooms ready for final commissioning.
Internal mechanical, electrical and hydraulic fully commissioned in factory ready for connection and final commissioning on site.