St Bede’s Catholic College Chisholm


St Bede’s Catholic College Chisholm
Chisholm, NSW


Catholic Schools Office

Construction Budget


Project Details

The development comprised a 2 to 3 storeys building comprising:

  • Office and administration facilities
  • Multiple learning areas and amenities
  • Covered outdoor learning areas.

Challenge Faced / Engineering Problem Solved:

  • Variable founding depths required detailed pier and pile assessment
  • Limitation of shear walls or vertical bracing to enable open plan learning spaces
  • Large cantilever roof areas and limitation on structural steel solved using Aramax roof system

Safe Strong Stable Solution

Construction systems used included:

  • Building supported on bored concrete piers/piles
  • Continuously reinforced stiffened waffle pod foundations
  • Post-tension suspended concrete systems
  • Structural steel framed roof
  • Aramax roof system

Engineering Design Services / Reviews

  • Earthquake and wind modelling, analysis and design
  • Footing and pile / pier foundations
  • Ground slab engineering design suspended on bored piles / piers
  • Structural steel column and wall analysis and engineering design
  • Suspended concrete upper level slab and beam designs using post tension systems
  • Structural steel roof rafters, purlins and awning framing analysis and engineering design

Project Type

Greenfield Site
New Building Construction

Engineering Type

Constructions Phase Services

Project Stages

  • Site Investigation and Assessment of founding conditions
  • Structural Engineering Design and Documentation
  • Design Workshops and Project Meetings
  • Design Coordination all Consultants, Client and Principal Contractor
  • Safety in Design / Environmental Considerations
  • Construction Phase Services – Site Inspections, RFIs, Shop Drawing Reviews

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