The UNSW Material Science and Engineering Building Development project spans 9 levels and is approximately 23,500m2 of additional research and teaching space. A key feature of the new building is the flexibility of modular spaces, collaborative spaces for teaching and learning, exhibition space for students to present research and findings and areas for networking during research conferences and similar forays.

Client  Multiplex
Contract Value  $10 Million
Services  Design & Construct
Branch Sydney Region
Electrical Installation
High Voltage
Audio Visual
Design & Engineering
Communications & Data
Controlled Automation
Project Management

STAR Group provided the electrical, communications, security and high voltage works of the project, this entailed services for the vibration sensitive laboratories, centralised allocated teaching spaces, physical science student learning centre, research based laboratories, office space, the shell and core spaces and the plant room.

Star Group’s services provided on the project included:

  • Substation
  • Incoming HV Feeders
  • Consumer mains, Sub Mains, Switchboards and Distribution Boards
  • UPS
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Diesel Generator
  • Earthing Systems
  • Lighting, lighting control and surge protection
  • General Power and Power Filters
  • Cable tray and Containment
  • Security Systems
  • IT and Data Communications
  • Incoming Comm's Feeders
  • MATV
  • Metering
  • Fire Rating
  • Skirting Duct; and
  • Temporary Electrical Services.