• Extensive cantilevered decks and awnings over a concrete block base and suspended timber floors.
• Geotechnical requirements, including a waffle slab with deep piles to support the vertical point loads.
• Lateral stability via a combination of portal frames with GIB and ply panel bracing to the upper levels and block shear walls, as well as 3.0m retaining walls to the lower level.
• Structural design
• Design team liaison
• Site observation