BuildSurv are excited to be part of the BIG / JPE team shortlisted for the Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition for a new gallery and sculpture park to be located at the Old RAH site on North Terrace.
350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London and the birth of the building surveyor profession. Interesting article on the origins and evolution of the building surveying profession and the reason BuildSurv exists!
Congratulations to Thomson Rossi Architects on receiving a 2016 SA Architecture Award for the $32m South Australian Drill Core Reference Library at Tonsley opened earlier in the year. BuildSurv provided Building Code Compliance consultancy on the project.
Recent issues with building claddings has highlighted the issue of product compliance in the building industry. Another area of concern is the protection of penetrations through fire walls which from our experience is often incorrectly undertaken.
Recently visited the Stage 2 Adelaide Convention Centre site. Work is progressing well with the rollers being installed for the rotating tiered seating. BuildSurv continue to provide Building Code Compliance consultancy on the project.
BuildSurv continues its long association with the Badge Group and leading chicken producer Inghams recently completing building approvals for the Murraylands Hatchery and reviewing plans for the further expansion of the Bolivar production facility.
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating officially opened the David Roche Foundation House Museum on 3 June 2016. BuildSurv provided building certification for the designers Williams Burton Leopardi Architects & Interior Design.
Continued pressure in a competitive market has seen some amazing hotel transformations. Recent Liquor Licensing changes allowing building surveyors to review licencing numbers and maximum occupancies has seen BuildSurv provide reviews for a number of venues across the state.
BuildSurv congratulate Badge Constructions on their recognition in the Commercial Construction $50m to $100m category at the recent Australian Industry of Building Professional Excellence for the South Australian Aldi Distribution Centre at Regency Park.
BuildSurv’s philosophy is to approve the right solution for a building using logic and the power of the performance requirements of the Building Code. This helps reduce the conflict and achieve the objectives of building compliance and design intent.
Works are progressing well towards the semester 1 2016 opening of the Student Hub. The terraced amphitheatre is impressive as well as the new internal spaces. We are busy reviewing food outlet tenancy fit outs for building approvals and did a walk through this week of the base build.
South Australian Legislation requires independent technical certification of structural designs forming part of a development application. BuildSurv has in house engineering capabilities to ensure efficient assessment of documentation and management of an applicant’s risks.
Ten tips for avoiding building condensation – the “leaky building syndrome” has been a huge problem in New Zealand and increased issues are being experienced in Australia with the increased insulation and sealing of buildings.