Structural

H20 Southport

Address: 82 Marine Pde, 13 Welch St & 4,6 & 12 Nind St Southport 4215 (Moreton South/Gold Coast – A3)
Client: Philip Usher Constructions
Completion: 2011
Value: $100,000,000.00
Work Category: New Facility
Services Activity: Structural Engineering
Commission Type: Design, Documentation & Inspections

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

 

H20 BROADWATER APARTMENTS is a 24-storey twin tower development with a total of 356 units and includes 2,350m2 of additional commercial space along the ground floor.

STRUCTURAL SYSTEM

 

The structure comprises of various forms of concrete construction from cast in situ columns, walls and slabs to precast concrete wall panels and post-tensioned transfer slabs.

SIGNIFICANT ASPECTS

 

Retention walls were required to the entire perimeter of the two-storey basement excavation. Highly corrosive exposed environment meant careful detailing to ensure durability. Construction sequences a priority due to two towers being simultaneously constructed. Minimization of scaffolding required to external walls due to precast construction.

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