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Santos Place – Brisbane, Australia

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Building:  Santos Place
Location:  Brisbane, Australia
Address:  32 Turbot Street, 4000, Brisbane, Australia
Architect of Record:  Donovan Hill
Landscape Architect:  Gamble McKinnon Gree
Structural Engineer:  Alliance Design Group
Mechanical Engineer:  WSP Lincolne Scott
Contractor:  Hutchinson Builders
Client:  Nielson Properties
Size: 454,915.15 square feet
Height:  479 feet
Cost:  $205 million
Completed:  2009

AE Interest:  Tri-generation power supply.  Grey water re-use and re-cycling.  Rainwater collection and re-use.  ‘Smart – glass’ technology to improve thermal performance and light filtration.  Conventional air conditioning with multiple levels of zoning.  Automated lighting control integrated with movement sensors.  Bicycle parking with dedicated showers and lockers.  Reduced carparking capacities.  Potential for blackwater mining.
Green Star Rating – 6 Star.  NABERS energy rating – 5.5 Star. AGBR Rating – 5 Star.

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Written by Kyle Van De Walle

November 27, 2017 at 1:01 pm

Posted in Built

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