Project Description

Building C is located approx 5km north of Sydney’s CBD and is part of the Gore Hill Technology Park developed by Lindsay Bennelong Developments. It is the second building within the technology park designed by Leffler Simes Architects and delivered by FDC.

Construction of the 21,000sqm, 7 storey building with two carpark basement levels, commenced July 2011, and was handed over on time and on budget in December 2012. Completion of the Fox Sports integrated fitout, also coincided with the base build handover, and included two production studios, one news studio, a data hall, specialist control rooms, voice over booths, and other broadcast related areas throughout the fitout.

One of the critical milestones of the project was achieved in July 2012, when the ground floor data hall was handed over on time and dust free to Fox Sports’ specialist broadcast contractors, while construction on all other floors continued.

Other technical related design and construction parameters included achieving specified acoustic criteria, construction of faraday cages to block radio frequencies, back-up power infrastructure and other specialised electrical and mechanical services.

Another major achievement was giving Fox Sports early access to the ground and lower ground floors to allow them to broadcast from their master control and presentation suite areas, also while construction continued in and around these floors.

All stakeholders were extremely pleased with the finished product, being the integration of an attractive modern commercial building with the latest in television broadcast facilities.

Project Features

  • 5 Star Green Star Building (Office Design v2)
  • Two production studios
  • One news studio
  • Specialist control rooms
  • Voiceover booths
  • Other broadcast related areas throughout the accommodation

Project Size

21,000sqm

Program

18 months

Client

Lindsay Bennelong Developments & Fox Sports

Award list

  • 2013 Winner
  • National MBA
  • Best Commercial / Industrial Construction $20 - $50M
  • 2013 Winner
  • MBA
  • Best Commercial Building $25 - $50M
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