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Prime House, Joondalup

Structural Engineering

Project Type / Category
Commercial / Office
End Client
Primewest Management Ltd
Architect
Meyer Shircore & Associates Architects
Contractor
Georgiou Group
Project Value
$40M
Project Location
8 Davidson Terrace, JOONDALUP WA 6027
Project Completion
December 2018
Site Area
7,590m2
Green Star Rating
5 star Green Star Office Design and As-Built Rating
Value Engineering Solution
  • Maximised off site fabrication through precast panels, permanent formwork for all insitu walls and precast biscuits for suspended slabs
  • Variable height limestone with soft sand layers posed foundation challenges. By undertaking additional geotechnical testing and light weight floors the design solution could utilise pad footings without the need for piles.
Unique Design Items
  • 5 Start Greenstar As built rating
  • Precast biscuit slab system
  • Full height facade

Prime House is an eight storey office development located on the corner of Davidson Terrace and Shenton Avenue in Joondalup.

Primewest Management engaged Pritchard Francis to provide structural engineering consultancy services for the project.

The scope involved structural design, documentation and site administration. Intensive use of prefabricated structural elements helped in achieving a tight timeframes.

 

Flat slab soffits through all suspended slabs allowed for reduced floor to floor heights and allowed for simple service reticulation.

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