William McCormack Place Stage 1

The first stage of this Cairns-based project was Australia’s first office building to achieve a 5-star ABGR Energy rating.

This was achieved through correct orientation, careful façade design, sun-shading, and an innovative, efficient floor-plan. Working closely with services and structural consultants, excellent results were achieved on time and within budget.

Awards garnered include:

  • Australia’s First Commercial Office Building to achieve 5 Stars, Australian Building Greenhouse Rating
  • FM Environmental Achievement Award (2004), FMA SEDA
  • Environmental Development Award (2004), Australian Property Institute of Queensland
  • High Commendation, Rider Hunt Award (2004), Property Council of Australia
  • Innovation and Creativity Award (2004), Department of Public Works
  • Date :  2001-2002 18 months
  • Responsible Staff : Stuart Withrington, Carlo Amerio
  • Reference : Name: Alan Jankoviak,
    Position: Project Services
    Phone / email: (07) 4039-8557
  • Construction Cost : $20m

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