Selected Projects by maclaren1


									      Selected Projects
      Exhibition Centres/halls

      Fiera di Genova, Genoa, Italy
      Client & Architect: Ateliers Jean Nouvel
      Current 2007
      Structural, mechanical and electrical engineering for a new exhibition pavilion of the
      Fiera di Genova. The structure consists of a steel roof, which extends over an area of
      approximately 20 000m² and internal floors which are made of pre-cast concrete. The
      air-conditioning system will use a heat pump system that uses sea water

      Xiamen Worker?s Stadium, Trade Union Office Building and
      City Planning Exhibition Hall, Xiamen, China
      Client: Xiamen City Planning Bureau
      Capital Cost: £18 500 000
      Current 2007
      Architectural design and structural, mechanical, electrical and public health
      engineering for an 86 000m² development including 4500-seat stadium, swimming
      centre, exhibition hall, recreation centre, office building and underground supermarket.
      The stadium will provide a venue for sports competition, with training courts fully
      utilizing the space by being located between the main steel frames and the swimming
      centre, covered with a fabric roof. The buildings will jointly shape a large plaza for the
      public, a unique landscape landmark for the city

      Conference Centre, Cordoba, Spain
      Client & Architect: OMA
      Promotor: Gerencia Municipal de Urbanismo / Ayuntamiento de Córdoba
      Design Completed 2005
      Structural, fire safety and façade engineering design for a multi-use 56 000m² building
      housing an exhibition centre, two auditoria for 12 000 and 800 people respectively,
OMA   associated offices, retail units, car parks and a hotel resort with a swimming pool on
      the roof

      Extension of Halls 7-10 - Singapore Expo, Singapore
      Client: Singapore Tourism Board
      Architect: Liu & Wo Architects Pte Ltd
      Completed 2005
      Civil, structural and transport engineering design and supervision of construction of the
      Singapore Expo extension consisting of 4 new halls and ancillary facilities. The main
      feature of each new hall roof is its lightweight structure. Each roof is one full truss
      spanning 69m with no middle support columns. the absence of middle support
      columns allows greater flexibility in the use of space allowing the Centre more event
      configuration options
                             Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, WA, Australia
                             Client: Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd
                             Architect: Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland
                             Capital Cost: AU$250 000 000
                             Completed 2004
Graham Sands/The Cox Group
                             Civil, fire, geotechnical, structural, transportation and acoustic engineering consultancy
                             for a new convention, exhibition and meeting centre. The complex was constructed
                             over three levels, with 16 600m² of flexible exhibition hall spaces, which can function
                             as one large area for major exhibitions, or be sub-divided into six exhibition halls to
                             operate separately for different exhibitions

                             Frankfurt Messehalle 3A, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
                             Client: Hochtief AG
                             Architect: Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners
                             Capital Cost: £80 000 000
                             Completed 2001
                             Structural engineering design of a two storey, 57 000m² exhibition hall. The upper
                             level is completely free of columns and is covered by a steel double curved roof
                             spanning 165m. Along the perimeter on the east, west and south side there are side
                             buildings which include support functions like restaurant, offices, storage and
                             circulation areas. The zone between the upper and lower hall is designed as a
                             sandwich structure housing most of the M&E equipment

Waltraud Krase

                             Palladio, Paris, France
                             Client: Societe D'Exploitation du Parc des Expositions Paris
                             Architect: Valode et Pistre et Associes
                             Capital Cost: £30 000 000
                             Design completed 2000
                             Structural engineering design, to tender stage, of the steel roof and main facade
                             support structure for one of the exhibition halls, approximately 30 000m² or 300m x
                             90m, at the Paris Expo

Georges Fessy

                             Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, United
                             Client: City of Glasgow
                             Architect: Foster & Partners
                             Award: BCI Shortlisted schemes: Building Category 1998
                             Capital Cost: £26 000 000
                             Completed 1997
Keith Hunter
                             Structural, electrical and mechanical engineering design for a new 3000 seat
                             conference facility and 13 000m exhibition hall, making it one of only four in Europe
                             with such a large capacity. The project included a masterplan for the site and
                             upgrading the existing facilities
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong
Client: Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Completed 1997
Member of the construction management team for a 13 000m² extension to existing
facilities including 4 500m² convention hall and 27 000m² exhibition hall

Pavilion of Knowledge of the Seas, Expo '98, Lisbon, Portugal
Client: Parque Expo '98
Architect: Joao Luis Carrilho da Graca
Capital Cost: £8 000 000
Completed 1997
Structural, mechanical and electrical engineering scheme design for a 10 000m
exhibition centre to accommodate permanent maritime exhibits

G-Mex Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom
Client: Central Station Properties Ltd
Architect: EGS Design
Capital Cost: £2 100 000
Completed 1995
Mechanical, electrical and public health engineering design for the regeneration of a
train hall as an exhibition and event centre, a building management system is
connected to all plantrooms giving the operator a monitoring and control facility from a
central control room covering all mechanical and electrical services within the complex

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland,
Client: QBuild Project Services as agent for Queensland Government
Architect: Philip Cox Richardson Rayner & Partners Pty Ltd/Peddle Thorp Architects
Capital Cost: £90 000 000
Completed 1995
Civil, structural, geotechnical and transportation engineering design for an exhibition
and convention centre comprising five large halls, each 72m x 72m with 14m clear
ceiling heights. Four are dedicated exhibition halls; the other can be used in exhibition,
convention, theatre or banquet modes and incorporates over 3000 seats. Additional
facilities include a 2200m ballroom, outdoor exhibition space, meeting rooms from
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30m to 1000m and basement parking for 1600 cars

Grand Palais, Lille, France
Client: Euralille
Architect: OMA/FM Delhay-Caille
Capital Cost: £40 000 000
Completed 1994
Structural engineering design and concept design of building services for a 50 000m
entertainment, conference and exhibition centre above a 1300 space underground car
                   Lingotto Factory Renovation, Turin, Italy
                   Client: Lingotto SpA
                   Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop SRL
                   Capital Cost: £200 000 000
                   Completed 1994
                   Structural, mechanical and electrical engineering, and acoustic, design the conversion
G Berengo Gardin
                   of the old Fiat factory into a 250 000m² multi-purpose centre including exhibition halls,
                   conference centres, shops, offices, a concert hall, a hotel, restaurants, car parking and
                   extensive gardens

                   National Exhibition Centre New Halls 9, 10, 11 and 12,
                   Birmingham, United Kingdom
                   Client: The National Exhibition Centre Ltd
                   Architect: Seymour Harris Partnership
                   Capital Cost: £27 500 000
                   Completed 1993
                   Structural design of 42 300m of exhibition space and amenities served by the
                   extended atrium and linked by the Skywalk to the existing halls

                   Cardiff International Arena, United Kingdom
                   Client: Brent Walker Group plc
                   Architect: Alex Gordon Partnership
                   Capital Cost: £20 000 000
                   Completed 1993
                   Civil and structural design of Trade Centre with 60m clear span exhibition hall and
                   ancillary facilities which also function as a concert and sports venue seating an
                   audience of 5000 people

                   Birmingham International Convention Centre, United Kingdom
                   Client: City of Birmingham
                   Architect: The Convention Centre Partnership
                   Capital Cost: £120 000 000
                   Completed 1992
                   Civil, structural, mechanical and electrical design of 50 400m , 11-hall convention
                   centre able to accommodate exhibitions in, particularly, Hall 3 (3550m ) and Hall 4
                   (900m ) which can function independently or in conjunction with one another
                     British Pavilion, Expo '92, Seville, Spain
                     Client: Expo '92, UK Department of Trade and Industry
                     Architect: Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners Ltd
                     Main Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction Management Ltd
                     Capital Cost: £14 500 000
                     Completed 1992
John Edward Linden
                     Structural, mechanical and electrical design of 72m x 36m x 25m high exhibition
                     building with exposed tubular steelwork to provide 2 500m of exhibition space. The
                     main feature of the building is water cascading down its fully glazed front facade
                     reducing thermal gains in the building

                     Darling Harbour Exhibition Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
                     Client: Darling Harbour Authority
                     Architect: Philip Cox & Partners
                     Capital Cost: A$120 000 000
                     Completed 1988
                     Civil and geotechnical engineering and transportation planning for exhibition centre
                     site followed by structural engineering design of exhibition and car parking complex of
                     60 000m featuring a cable-stayed roof spanning 84m. Constructed using fast-track

                     Festival Hall for 1986 National Garden Festival, Stoke-on-
                     Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
                     Client: National Garden Festival 1986 (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) Ltd
                     Architect: Ahrends Burton & Koralek
                     Completed 1986
                     Structural design and supervision of tented pavilions providing covered exhibition
                     space of 3400m . Erected within major tourism and redevelopment project undertaken
                     at derelict site

                     G-Mex Exhibition Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom
                     Client: Central Station Properties
                     Architect: EGS Design
                     Capital Cost: £18 000 000
                     Completed 1986
                     Mechanical and electrical engineering design for the conversion of Manchester's
                     redundant Old Central Station, a Grade II listed building dating from 1853, into a
                     10 000m clear span international exhibition and event centre

                     The Tron Kirk, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
                     Client: City of Edinburgh District Council
                     Architect: Andrew Renton and John Paterson
                     Completed 1985
                     Structural design for restoration of church dating back to 1637, including repairs to its
                     outstanding hammer beam roof, followed by conversion of use to an exhibition and
                     display centre
                    IBM Travelling Technology Exhibition Pavilions
                    Client: IBM Europe
                    Architect: Renzo Piano
                    Completed 1984
                    Structural, mechanical and electrical design of two 465m demountable pavilions,
                    based on a 5.2m radius transparent trussed arch structure, to house computer
                    technology exhibits at 10 different European locations each

                    Saddams Qadissya Martyr's Monument (formerly Al Shaheed
                    Monument and Museum), Baghdad, Iraq
                    Client: Amanat-Al-Assima
                    Architect: Saman Kamal
                    Sculptor: Ismail Fattah
                    Capital Cost: £60 000 000
                    Completed 1983
                    Technical advisory service to the client for a 40m high by 40m wide monument located
                    on a 190m diameter platform which forms the roof of basement accommodation for the
                    associated museum, exhibition areas, library, reading room, lecture theatre and VIP

                    Birmingham International Arena, United Kingdom
                    Client: The National Exhibition Centre Ltd
                    Architect: Edward D Mills & Partners
                    Capital Cost: £6 000 000
                    Completed 1980
                    Structural, mechanical and electrical design for 10 000m3 multi-purpose hall,
                    completed within 18 months for the 1980 Motor Show and readily adaptable to arena
                    mode for staging events such as rock concerts and show jumping

                    National Exhibition Centre Halls 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, Birmingham,
                    United Kingdom
                    Client: The National Exhibition Centre Ltd
                    Architect (External Works): R Seifert & Partners
                    Architect (Exhibition Buildings): Edward D Mills & Partners
                    Completed 1975
British Steel Plc
                    Civil and infrastructure engineering for a site of some 200ha and structural,
                    mechanical and electrical design for the rapid completion of 6 exhibition halls creating
                    approximately 100 000m of international standard covered display space

                    Bundesgartenschau (Federal Garden Exhibition), Mannheim,
                    Client: Stadt Mannheim
                    Architect: Buero Mutschler & Partners
                    Completed 1975
                    Structural design of two lattice shell domes with diameters of 49m and 61m and a
Bill Addis
                    maximium height of 20m. The construction covers an area of 7400m2

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