LOCATION: Port Kembla, Australia.
TYPOLOGY: Industrial architecture.
DESCRIPTION: – Switch room: concrete structure with concrete masonry units walls.
– Oil transformer over concrete pit.
– 3 electrical rooms, steel structure and concrete footings joined together with tie beams.
MATERIALS: Structural Steel, Reinforced Concrete and Masonry.
STRUCTURAL DESIGN: GmasP
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: GmasP
This project has 5 structures to host electrical equipment. The switch room is a concrete structure with composite slab and concrete masonry for façades.
The oil transformer is located on top of a concrete pit and supported by internal steel beams and columns.
The 3 electrical rooms are framed structures with steel beams and columns. The columns are supported by concrete plinths on top of the footings, which are joined together by tie beams.