Brisbane Grammar School

CLIENT: Wire Industries
LOCATION: Brisbane, Australia
project overview:

Brisbane Grammar School, a distinctive six-story building in Queensland, Australia, blends modern innovation with historical preservation. The project encompasses a unique asymmetrical design, art studios, a 300-seat open auditorium, three overhanging learning pods, and a suspended skylight. In addition, the connection to a renovated 1950s timber structure on Level 3 enhances the school’s character. As part of this visionary project, the STEAM Precinct propels education into a new era. This state-of-the-art hub, unique in Australia, combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, fostering collaboration and equipping students to be leaders in solving real-world problems.


DBM Vircon Scope of Work:

DBM Vircon played a crucial role in the Brisbane Grammar School project and excelled in managing detailed rebar schedules and drawings. The scope of work covered rebar detailing and scheduling for all reinforced concrete elements — post-tensioned slabs, reinforced concrete slabs, columns, walls, cores, stairs, block walls, and upstands. The project also involved intricate detailing of internal and external tiered seating for an auditorium. In total, our team scheduled 1150 tonnes of rebar, contributing significantly to the success of this distinctive six-story building.


Project Challenges/Highlights:

DBM Vircon’s role in the Brisbane Grammar School project is highlighted by our proficiency in delivering detailed rebar schedules and drawings. The collaborative approach with the contractor and engineer ensured precision throughout the process. Notably, our coordination with the rebar fabricator maintained seamless schedules contributing substantially to the success of this project. This strategic approach significantly contributed to the success of the project, showcasing our ability to deliver exceptional results.

David Dawson

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