Client: Citta Property Group \ Australand
Project: Living Carlton Stage 9
Year: Under construction
Contractor: Hacer Group
Temporary Works Engineering: Kinsella Consulting Engineers
Project description: Living Carlton is a master planned, environmentally sustainable redevelopment, integrating both social and private housing. The redevelopment includes new public parks, a community garden and pedestrian and bicycle pathways. The Living Carlton Consortium, comprising Citta Property Group and Australand, was selected by the Department of Human Services as the successful applicant to develop three inner city sites in Carlton covering an area of 7.5 hectares. During stage nine of this development Kinsella Consulting Engineers were commissioned by Hacer Group to assist with the design of complex temporary works solutions to the many difficulties encountered on site including, precast concrete panel erection, site retention system modifications, assessment of damaged precast panels in order to determine their suitability for use, etc. The estimated total value of the competed development is $350 million.