Advanced Substructures were approached for an alternative design for this 7 floor group of apartments with 2 levels of basements in the luxury location of East Perth.

Top down construction removed the need for propping - reducing risk to neighbouring properties due to vibrational damage and excessive cantilevering of the retaining structure during construction.

Internal piles were sized for 6 levels and suspended slabs without capping were used to engage the temporary piles. Simultaneous construction of the superstructure was conducted until the 6th level was reached, at which point the pile caps were installed to support the final penthouse floor.

With side access to the building, dry sandy soils and a build team keen to learn about top-down construction, conditions were very favourable for Advanced Substructures' systems.

Skye One

East Perth

Key Challenges

Potential disruption of neighboring properties through substructure construction

First time build team for top-down construction methodology

General financial and time restraints of construction

Advanced Substructures delivered

Completed substructures without damage to neighbouring properties

Completion of project in 60 weeks, ahead of 74 to 75 weeks anticipated

Cost savings of $620,000 on $12 million project

Expansion of substructure space by a usable 228 square metres due to Advanced Substructures designs 

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 Phil Airey                 

 Director (Sales) 

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 phone : 0455 060 384 / 08 9265 0412

12/18 Harvest Terrace, West Perth  WA  6005

PO Box 677  West Perth  WA  6872

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