Hotel at MONA

Key People

Ben van Niekerk

Electrical Section Manager, Principal

Daniel Castro

Acoustic Section Manager, Australian Discipline Leader, Principal

Angus Grant

Mechanical Section Manager, Principal

John Lucchetti

Hydraulic and Fire Protection Section Manager, Principal

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Hotel at MONA (HOMO) is a 172 room, 5-star hotel that will sit next to the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart. The project will also consist of a three-storey public library, a conference centre, 1,075 seat theatre, additional gallery spaces, health spa, outdoor performance area, as well as additional retail spaces designed for restaurants and bars.

WGE are delivering multi-disciplinary services engineering for this exciting next stage of the MONA development. The project includes multiple different site usages including, office, theatre, convention centre, gallery, exhibition, library, day spa, accommodation, restaurant and casino spaces. MONA’s focus on sustainability, ecology and environmental has been complemented by WGE’s willingness to experiment and push the envelope with high efficient and innovative environmental design.

Research innovation and smart building technology:

  • High profile cutting edge design
  • Complex integration with existing built form
  • Innovative solutions to engineering services for multiple building uses
  • Innovative construction approach using modular technology