MACQUARIE WHARF NO. 2
HOBART


 

Redevelopment of existing warehouse to provide an arrival building for visiting cruise liners and to house Australian Antarctic Division’s provedoring centre

PROJECT BUDGET

$7M

ARCHITECT

Circa Architects

CLIENT/DEVELOPER

Tasmanian Ports Corporation

YEAR

2013

PROJECT BRIEF

Structural and civil engineering services. Engagement was directly with Project Manager (Stanton Management Group)

 

Upgrade/refurbishment and modification of the existing Macquarie Wharf Number 2 to become the permanent Cruise Ship Terminal and Tenancy for the Australian Antarctic Division.

CHALLENGES

To significantly modify the existing structure to incorporate large openings and modifications.  The western façade opening included an innovative solution of creating a vertical and horizontally spanning truss system retrofitted to the original structure.

RESULT

A quality facility as an International gateway to the Port of Hobart.

 

Photos courtesy of Circa Architects