The Gateway, Newcastle
The project consisted of the construction of a little over 5,000 square metres of commercial space on a landmark site within the Newcastle CBD.
Northrop provided Civil, Structural and Sustainability services associated with BCA Section J, JV3 and NABERS assessments.
Northrop Facades + Structures were responsible for the façade engineering services for the project.
Northrop Facades + Structures worked integrally with the Northrop Mechanical/Sustainability team to develop a façade solution that is truly unique.
The sawtooth façade consist of a significant amount of glass area to the south elevation of the building with limited areas of solid wall to accommodate terracotta panel sections that articulated the glass elements.
Helping guide the project to ensure that the base building design would be capable of achieving the NABERS targets. Through a JV3 model we were able to achieve cost savings for the project through rationalising the insulation.