Elysium Development


Elysium Development, Terrigal, NSW – Under Construction


Central Real

Construction Budget


Project Details

The development comprised:

  • 6 x multi-level structures over a continuous podium, ranging from 3 to 4 storeys
  • Single level underground basement carpark under entire multi-storey buildings

Challenge Faced / Engineering Problem Solved:

  • High level design water table required design of basement slab and footings for hydrostatic pressures
  • Increased Earthquake Design requirements due to deep soft soils
  • Sloping site required detailed temporary shoring and retaining wall design
  • High lateral wind forces due to coastal exposure,
  • High corrosivity due to coastal exposure

Safe Strong Stable Solution

Construction systems used included:

  •  Building supported on steel screw piles
  • Continuously reinforced basement slabs
  • Dincel basement perimeter walls
  • Post-tension suspended concrete systems
  • Structural steel framed roof and awnings

Engineering Design Services / Reviews

  • Earthquake and wind modelling, analysis and design
  • Footing and pile foundation design using steel piles
  • Conventionally reinforced basement slab design for hydrostatic uplift water pressures
  • Suspended concrete upper level slab and beam designs using post tension systems
  • Structural concrete and steel column and wall analysis and engineering design
  • Structural steel roof rafters, purlins and awning framing analysis and engineering design
  • Civil Stormwater pipe and pit modelling, analysis and design

Project Type

Existing Building Demolition
New Building Construction

Engineering Type

Structural and Civil
Construction Phase Services

Project Stages

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


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Elysium Development

Client | Central Real

Let’s Design Safe, Stable & Strong Solutions Together!