nsw-parliament

Enhancing a magnificent piece of Sydney’s heritage

NSW Parliament House has been the seat of the state’s legislature since 1829 and is of exceptional social and historical significance to the people of New South Wales. Together with the Mint building, NSW Parliament House is one of the oldest public buildings in Australia. Woolacotts Consulting Engineers was engaged as structural consulting engineers for the…

dugong

Peace and quiet for Sydney’s dugongs

A Woolacotts engineering solution will give Sydney’s precious dugongs some important peace and quiet. Dugongs are large herbivorous marine mammals that can reach lengths of more than three metres and weigh up to 420 kilograms and have a lifespan of more than 70 years. The mammals have long been hunted for meal and oil. This, in addition…

gosford

Winning design for performing arts centre and conservatorium

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers provided the engineering design for the winning submission for the new Gosford Regional Performing Arts Centre and Conservatorium. The building, designed by architects Perumal Pedavoli, was part of a design competition run by the Central Coast Regional Development Corporation. The design was chosen  by an independent panel for its innovation, energy efficiency, design and…

North Beach Bathers Pavilion, North Wollongong

North Beach Pavilion shines at awards

North Beach Bathers Pavilion, has won the regeneration and new development award at the National Trust of Australia (NSW) heritage awards. The award was presented at a ceremony at Doltone House in Jones Bay, Sydney. It recognises the conservation of built heritage through design, capital works and repair. “This is a wonderful and well deserved achievement for…