University of Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) Alterations

Office: Victoria
Sector: Tertiary
Value: $7.2M
Client: The University of Melbourne

Consultants:

Root Projects
DesignInc
Slattery Australia
Irwinconsult
Meinhardt Australia
McKenzie Group Consulting 

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Kane were appointed in September 2016 under a Construction Management contract to deliver the $7.2M University of Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) Alterations.

The project scope consists of the following:

Engineering Workshop
- Decommission, relocate and store various items of workshop machinery
- New Linkway Corridor including demolition, structural upgrades to support new stair and glazed and metal screen partition, entry and outdoor works
- New 3D metal print and CAREN ‘Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment’ rooms
- Reinstall/install workshop machinery
- New lift
- New precinct Electrical MSB, new building MSB
- New mechanical services throughout including specialist extraction and ventilation for workshop machinery/CAREN
- 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 finishes throughout
- New amenities
- New fitout to student capstone spaces including student workspaces/meeting rooms, furniture and AV

Old Engineering School – North Wing Student Spaces
- Demolition of internal walls
- New steel structure to support removal of load bearing walls
- Structural stability works (earthquake mitigation)
- Expand existing central mechanical plant
- New fire sprinklers throughout
- Student work spaces and meeting rooms including furniture and AV

Old Engineering School
- Upgrade amenities on levels: ground, one and two
- Upgrade Central Courtyard
- Upgrade Caretakers Courtyard
- Upgrade Formula SAE Garage

This project will reach Practical Completion in the third quarter of 2017.

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