University of Queensland, Otto Hirschfeld Building Remediation
Malcolm Douglas Consultants
Hawkins Jenkins Ross
Kane have been appointed to carry out a complete façade refurbishment and upgrade to the existing 8 storey Otto Hirschfeld building at the University of Queensland.
Façade upgrade works include the removal and replacement of windows containing asbestos mastic, extensive removal, repair, and replacement of damaged concrete and render, repointing and cleaning of brickwork, painting and membrane systems, together with the installation of new aluminium sunscreens including associated structural steel framing.
Internal works include the refurbishment of the building entry foyer, upgrade of the existing air conditioning system, and creation of new office spaces.
Works are due to be completed mid 2017.