2015 World Architecture News (WAN) Waterfront Award – Winner Barangaroo Reserve

Congratulations to Barangaroo Development Authority, Lend Lease and PWP Landscape Architecture with WMK for your success with Barangaroo Reserve.

Surface Design have been pleased to have provided Material Science advice to both the Barangaroo Central and Barangaroo Headland projects as a sub consultant to Aurecon and for Lend Lease.

Trinh has played an important role in the design of the construction materials and waterproofing used in both the concrete counterfort retaining wall, the concrete structure for the landscaped roof and miscellaneous items as

Our role has been to provide;

  • Concrete mix evaluation and selection
  • Movement joint design (in conjunction with Aurecon)
  • Compliance assessment
  • Crack repair
  • Waterproofing and Waterproofing specification
  • Evaluation of subsurface materials and systems used in the green roof
  • In situ leak detection system and Diagnosis of defects and the preparation of the repair specifications

On Barangaroo Central we have provided

  • Condition survey of existing caisson and estimation of residual service life
  • Repair specification and supervising the repair of existing caissons
  • Evaluation of boardwalk timber fixing system and fasteners
  • Precast concrete panels – concrete specification, durability evaluation and assessment of fixing systems


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