Master Builder of the Year | National 2016 | Victoria 2016, 2017
PROJECTS | Victoria

University of Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) Alterations






The University of Melbourne


Root Partnerships
Slattery Australia
Meinhardt Australia
McKenzie Group Consulting

Kane were appointed in September 2016 under a Construction Management contract to deliver the University of Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) Alterations.

The project scope included the following:

Engineering Workshop

  • New link way corridor including demolition, structural upgrades to support new stair and glazed and metal screen partition
  • New 3D metal print and CAREN ‘Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment’ rooms 
  • New lift 
  • New mechanical services throughout including specialist extraction and ventilation for workshop machinery
  • New comms room including two new fibre connections to University network 
  • Localised demolition of internal walls, floor and roof 
  • New corridor/amenities area to level one including new roof and floor 
  • New fit out to student capstone spaces including student work spaces/meeting rooms, furniture and AV

Old Engineering School – North Wing Student Spaces

  • Demolition of internal walls 
  • Student work spaces and meeting rooms including furniture and AV
  • New steel structure supporting the removal of load bearing walls 
  • Structural stability works (earthquake mitigation) 
  • Expanded existing central mechanical plant 
  • New fire sprinklers throughout 

Old Engineering School

  • Upgraded central courtyard 
  • Upgraded caretakers courtyard 
  • Upgraded formula SAE garage

This project reached Practical Completion in the third quarter of 2017.