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Barangaroo South big winner at PCA Awards

Barangaroo South has emerged as the big winner from the 2018 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards, which were held last Friday evening (11 May) in Sydney.

The largest commercial project to be developed in Sydney for the last decade, Barangaroo South – located in Sydney’s newest Barangaroo precinct – took home five national awards, including:

  • Australian Development of the Year
  • Best Workplace Project
  • Best Sustainable Development – New Buildings
  • Best Mixed Use Development
  • People’s Choice Award

Wood & Grieve Engineers (WGE) are proud to have been a part of the acclaimed project, having provided acoustics services and sound masking in Tower 2 for the development, and would like to congratulate our client Master Projects Pty Ltd on the accolade.

In all, 22 awards were announced at the annual gala dinner, in what is considered one of the most prestigious property award programs in Australia.  The only other multiple category recipients were the ICC Sydney Convention Centre (Best Tourism & Leisure Development, Best Public Building) and Stockland Wetherill Park (Best Sustainable Development – Existing Buildings, Best Shopping Centre Development).

View the full list of winners here

WGE would like to congratulate all the 2018 award winners and our friends at Property Council of Australia for hosting yet another successful gala dinner.

A bit about Barangaroo South

The Barangaroo precinct is the largest commercial project that has occurred in NSW over the last decade. This project includes three 40-storey towers with a NLA of 100,000m² of office space located in Sydney’s CBD.

As part of the 6 Star Green Star target for each tower, WGE was engaged to complete the design and commissioning of a sound masking system.

The Barangaroo towers rely on chilled beams for mechanical cooling which are extremely quiet. In order to achieve the required ambient noise level/range to achieve Green Star certification, a sound masking system was designed to increase the ambient noise level to within the acceptable range. The sound masking system and success of the design and commissioning was a critical item in Lendlease obtaining 6 Star Green Star certification.

Project features include:

  • Co-ordination and post-commissioning of a sound masking system for the Barangaroo C4 Tower which comprised 40 floors of approximately 2,500m²
  • Design and commissioning a sound masking system for the T2 commercial tower at Barangaroo South
  • Co-ordination and delivery of the biggest sound masking system installed in Sydney

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