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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Cessnock Correctional Centre project wins award

Congratulations to NSW Public Works for winning at the Australian Institute of Project Management achievement awards. The project management achievement awards recognise and celebrate excellence in project and program management. NSW Public Works was awarded the NSW construction/engineering project (under $100 million) of the year for the Cessnock Correctional Centre redevelopment project. About the project The project…

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Playing a healthy role in infrastructure

    Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has been appointed capital consultant by NSW Health Infrastructure on a $351 million portfolio. Since May 2013, the Woolacotts team has been responsible for the review of structural and civil engineering for several NSW hospital projects, procured using a finalise design and construct contract. Our role is to ensure that…

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Brisbane office relocation

The Woolacotts Consulting Engineers Brisbane office will soon move to a new address. From 24 March, the Woolacotts Brisbane office will relocate to shiny new premises in Spring Hill, only a few hundred metres from our old office. The new office address is level 2, 28 Fortescue Street, Spring Hill Queensland 4000. Our phone number will…

The multi-award winning Qantas blast fence, designed by Woolacotts Consulting Engineers

Qantas blast fence arrives at Woolacotts

The Qantas blast fence has arrived at the Woolacotts Consulting Engineers Sydney office. The blast fence is a multi-award winning project, designed by Woolacotts engineers. Jet blasts have the power to uproot trees, shatter windows, overturn cars and trucks and injure people. The Qantas blast fence protects people and property  at the Mascot jet base during post-maintenance…