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Spectacular La Trobe Sports Park Project Reaches Completion

Take a look at ADCO’s stunning build for Stage 2 of La Trobe University’s $150 million Sports Park redevelopment, Bundoora. The design and construct project saw ADCO finalise La Trobe’s world-class sports teaching and training facility, offering teaching spaces, labs, offices, six multi-purpose indoor courts and a plaza with incorporated landscaping. The teaching and research building (Levels 1 & 2) includes a public lounge, reception area, café, community courts, change room facilities, research teaching lab, biomechanics lab, strength and conditioning training zone, altitude training room, meeting rooms, office space, end of trip facilities and back of house zone. Upon completion,...

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Construction Begins on Brisbane Mixed-Use Health Development

ADCO is proud to be Builder of Choice on a new mixed-use development for our client Wren Street Health Investments. The eye-catching, new medical centre will be located just 200 metres from Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in the inner-Brisbane suburb of Bowen Hills. ADCO has commenced on site, and when complete in October 2021, the $25 million medical centre will incorporate four levels of medical suites, one level offering a day surgery and seven levels of parking. We are pleased to be working with project managers Akalan and architects ThomsonAdsett on this much-needed project.

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ADCO Finalises Stunning St Leonards College Development

ADCO has completed a major redevelopment of St Leonard's College for the Melbourne private school’s striking ‘Inspiring Innovations’ project Construction consisted of The Leonardian Centre — a 600-seat, multi-purpose hall designed to complement the school’s performing arts program; The Agora — an outdoor space and sound shell between the senior and middle schools, to be used for recreation, assembly and performance activities; and the new Year 12 Centre — a three-storey senior student facility with teaching spaces, canteen, 11 learning areas, lecturette and dedicated examination area. The project’s architecture beautifully blends contemporary design with the existing heritage feel of the...

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ADCO Commences Work on AGWA Rooftop Redevelopment

ADCO is very excited to begin work on an important redevelopment for Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA). AGWA’s existing rooftop will undergo a major transformation to offer 'Elevate' - an open-air sculpture walk featuring pieces from the State Collection, a multi-purpose venue with capacity of 500 people, a new internal gallery, sky bridge, external lift and a 34-metre artwork by Noongar artist Christopher Pease. Existing conservation labs occupying the rooftop will be relocated to the basement and see improvements to better preserve WA art. Perth-based TAG Architects and Sydney firm fjmt have been announced as project architects. The project...

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ADCO Wins Brisbane MBA Award

ADCO won a Master Builders Queensland award for the Brisbane region – we took out the category ‘Health Facilities over $20 million’ for building Prince Charles Hospital Extended Adolescent Treatment Facility, now known as ‘Jacaranda Place’. Opened by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk earlier this year, Jacaranda Place is the first of its kind in Australia. The $27 million facility was co-designed by consumers, carers and their families, offering a 12-bed residential unit, a 20-place day program and integrated vocational and training programs. The facility incorporates 12 bedrooms with built-in joinery and ensuites, nine well-planted internal courtyards, health facilities, classrooms and training...

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Large Boab Tree Transplanted at Port Hedland Site

Our team at Port Hedland International Airport was pleased to assist with an important yet unusual job – transplanting a Boab tree estimated to be over a century old to a much safer location. In order to continue with airport redevelopment construction, the longstanding tree was moved to the entrance of the new terminal where it can be better monitored by professional arborists and appreciated by the Port Hedland community and visitors alike In a delicate process overseen by horticultural experts, the tree was excavated from the ground and then gently transported 130 metres across the site. This allows us...

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Swancare Leisure Takes Home Top Architectural Awards

ADCO’s project SwanCare Leisure Precinct in Perth has won the Australian Institute of Architects [WA] 'Urban Award' and received two commendations in the 'Public Architecture' and 'Lighting' categories. Congratulations to our architect partners Iredale Pedersen Hook on this remarkable accomplishment! The precinct provides the Bentley Park campus with a two-storey leisure centre, incorporating a library, gymnasium, indoor heated pool, fitness centre, club room and resident lounge and multi-functional rooms. A separate community pavilion, with sound and light gardens and improved walkways complement redeveloped landscaped areas, creating connectivity for residents and visitors alike in the heart of Bentley Park ADCO also...

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Stunning Fit Out Comes to Completion in Fremantle

ADCO has completed a stunning fit out for WA’s Department of Transport and Communities. The North Campus consists of the $14 million fit out of the recently refurbished Myer building in the heart of Fremantle. At a total of approximately 14,510m2 across 4 floors, the fast-tracked project was successfully completed within 24 weeks. Work included the demolition of the base build fit out and installation of a variety of informal and formal meeting, conferencing and collaborative areas, offices and a selection of alternative working space options, staff amenities and plant rooms. A high standard of finishes and workmanship is evident...

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Contract to Build $61M Pilbara Health Facility Won by ADCO

ADCO is proud to have been awarded the contract to build a $61 million hospital development for the community of Newman in WA’s East Pilbara region. In a ceremonial sod turn event on Tuesday, Premier Mark McGowan announced ADCO as successful builder for the much-anticipated Newman Health Service development. The new facility will include 12 in-patient beds, six emergency department bays, two dental chairs and GP consultation spaces, in addition to dedicated rooms for outpatient consults, therapy, medical imaging and pathology. Other health services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and mental health will also be supported when the facility is...

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ADCO Welcomes NSW Premier to Bowral Hospital Site

Yesterday, ADCO welcomed The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian to our Bowral & District Hospital site. The Premier was taken for a site walk to view progress on the NSW Government's $68.7 million Stage 1 redevelopment of Bowral & District Hospital, where she toured the near-complete emergency department and was also taken to see the building’s new facades. “We are pleased to report that construction of the facility’s new clinical services building is on track for completion this year and we are delighted to be delivering major health projects for NSW and across Australia,” said our CEO Neil Harding

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