Campbell Street cycleway opens

Work is complete on the Campbell Street cycleway. This cycleway offers riders a separated eastbound lane up Campbell Street in Surry Hills, Sydney. It provides a quieter alternative to Oxford Street and connects the Bourke Street cycleway at Taylor Square with Central. Oxford Street is one of the most popular cycling routes in and out…

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Kevin Murphy

Thank you from all at Woolacotts Consulting Engineers for your lasting legacy of insightful engineering. Current Woolacotts Operations Director Stephen Branch and Principal Engineers Kevin Christesen and Clare Woods all benefitted from your mentoring and friendship. To Kevin’s Family, Our deepest condolences on your loss. From Past and Present Woolacotts Employees


Glebe foreshore opens

The Glebe foreshore walk project has opened to the public. The final stage of the Glebe foreshore walk has been completed, delivering an uninterrupted 2.2 kilometre stretch of waterfront pathway from Bicentennial Park in the west to Bridge Road in the east. The new link allows walkers and cyclists to pass behind the Sydney Secondary…


Ride2Work day

  Wednesday 15 October 2014 is Ride2Work day. Will you be cycling to work? Ride2Work encourages Australians to start riding to work and promotes commuting by bike as a regular habit. It is the largest celebration of commuter riding in Australia. Held annually in October, this year’s day is Wednesday, 15 October 2014. With more…

Woolacotts' entry into the Freefall Experience, Kinetic Canopy Lookout

Freefall Experience: Woolacotts awarded highly commended

  Woolacotts has been awarded highly commended at the ‘Freefall Experience Design Ideas Competition’. Run by Engineers Australia, the competition was launched in 2013 during Canberra’s centenary celebrations. It invited Australian engineers and other creative professionals to design a showcase installation in the Freefall forest at the National Arboretum to be enjoyed by visitors for decades to…


Mark Szczerbicki and Woolacotts featured in Daily Telegraph

 Photography by Katherine Lu Congratulations to Mark Szczerbicki on his recent feature in the Daily Telegraph ‘Home’ magazine. Architect Mark Szczerbicki was engaged to transform a two bedroom, single bathroom 19th century sandstone terrace in Birchgrove into a stunning three bedroom, two bathroom, open plan residence. Woolacotts Consulting Engineers was engaged to provide structural engineering services for the…


Moving towards a BIM future

Far more than 3D modelling, BIM offers a range of measurable benefits for architects, builders, engineers and building owners. Building information modelling (BIM) covers geometry, spatial relationships, light analysis, geographic information, quantities and properties of building components, project management and post-construction facilities management. “It’s is far more than 3D CAD modelling – it’s a rich,…

Cape Naturaliste College, WA - photo courtesy of Hassell

WA schools: construction complete

Construction is complete on two Woolacotts education projects in Western Australia – Canning Vale College and Cape Naturaliste College. Canning Vale College Canning Vale College is located in a rapidly growing area just 20 kilometres from Perth. The year seven learning block project at Canning Vale College, designed by Hassell and built by Robinson Build-Tech, was completed in…


Construction complete: Casba

Construction has been completed at the Casba multi-storey residential development in vibrant Waterloo. Waterloo in Sydney’s inner city was chiefly known as a rough-and-ready suburb dominated by its housing commission tower blocks. The 2006 census reported Waterloo was one of NSW’s top 20 most socially disadvantaged areas. Since then, Danks Street Waterloo has been transformed into…


Urban Islands

  Woolacotts Consulting Engineers is proud to support young architecture talent at this year’s Urban Islands event.   Urban Islands is an independent cross-university masters architecture studio which takes place on Cockatoo Island – a UNESCO World Heritage site and former convict penal establishment. The program, held during July, is a series of intensive studios, workshops…