Darlington, NSW

Client – Urbannest

Architect – Bates Smart

Project Manager – Buildcorp

Year – Completed in 2014

Construction Cost – $30,000,000


This is one of several Urbannest rollouts around Sydney. Engaged by Buildcorp as part of a D&C team, Structural Design Solutions were brought on board to provide faster, more cost-effective designs. Our deign helped Buildcorp win the tender. Structural Design Solutions were then engaged for full structural design documentation.


The key structural engineering features of this project are:

  • 13 levels of student accommodation
  • Retention of neighbouring buildings
  • 1 basement
  • Building over Heritage sewer
  • Incorporating the Heritage St Michael’s Church
  • Concrete framed building with Post tensioned slabs