Monash University is the largest university in Melbourne, Victoria and operates over five campuses across the city. Rickard Engineering’s was briefed to develop a structural solution for 3D faceted Glass Reinforced Concrete (GRC). The GRC panels to be installed on Structurally Insulated Panels (SIP). Essential to the approach was that the façade was to be installed whilst the building remained operational. Rickard Engineering developed a GRC skin with steel frame connected to SIP panels that created an amazing impact.
Developer: Education and Training, Victorian State Government
Main contractor: Multiplex
Façade contractor: Gallery Commercial/Melbourne Facades
Architect: BKK Architects
Engineering contractor: Rickard Engineering Construction completed in 2017