Our Façade team excels at delivering award-winning, robust, light-weight façades that bring to life the public face of a building.

The team employs advanced technology and works with high-performance materials to maximise environmental sustainability, increase longevity, and lower maintenance costs. Working on a vast array of building types and climate zones both in Australia and the world, we bring creativity and expertise to every project.

Our hands-on approach adds value at every stage of a project. We embrace the architect’s vision whilst meeting the project’s goals, understanding that an effective façade not only showcases architectural expression, but also plays a large role in the performance of the whole building.

The Team Leaders

Optimisation

Our integrated knowledge of structural engineering, building physics, advanced technologies and modelling techniques provides the strong foundation that allows us to deliver optimal solutions and performance for the most intricate and technical façades.

OUR IN-HOUSE CAPABILITY MEANS WE CAN PROVIDE THE APPROPRIATE TOOLS AND ANALYSIS STRATEGY FOR EACH SPECIFIC PROJECT – giving clients the optimal integrated solution to lift the design and execution to another level. We employ advanced technology and work with high-performance materials to maximise environmental sustainability, increase longevity and lower maintenance costs.

High-performance façades not only “look good”, they need to address a large range of atmospheric and environmental pressures. Our team considers diverse conditions including: temperature, wind speeds, thermal expansion, storms, humidity, mould, and seismic activity – finding solutions that combine functionality with beauty.

3D Print Prototype

Expertise

  • Concept, schematic and detailed design

  • Façade tender documentation

  • Façade investigation works

  • Site inspection and quality control

  • Material selection and procurement advice

  • Façade structural design certification

  • Prototype of a façade connection produced in-house

  • Performance solutions

  • Thermal analysis and façade elements

  • In-house 3D printed prototypes

  • Parametric design optimisation and

    advanced engineering

Added Value

 

Tackling climate change is all about innovation and that is what we do at TTW. As a leading engineering consultancy, we embrace the responsibility to DELIVER SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS to the community.

We encourage a proactive approach towards sustainable design which allows us to contribute to a holistic green vision for the construction industry.

Through our continual improvement, evolving our expertise, collaboration with partners, educating staff, and learning from the latest trends in our industry, we can imagine what a better future looks like for us all.

Project Experience

Bunjil Place

Bunjil Place provides the community with a cultural hub in Melbourne’s east. This innovative project has nine major award wins to date, including the 2018 Australian Timber Design Award – Excellence in Timber Design and the Victorian Australian Engineering Excellence Award. Designed to become a cultural hub in Melbourne East, the new building involved intricate…

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The Artemis Project, Melbourne Girls Grammar School

The Artemis Project will provide a health and wellbeing centre for students of one of Melbourne’s pre-eminent schools. The new facility includes an indoor pool, indoor multipurpose courts, gymnasium, break out spaces and extensive landscaping. The complex design implies particular engineering challenges such as the application of different structural materials (pre-cast, steel, insitu and timber)…

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The Sandstone Precinct

TTW’s expertise in both structural and heritage engineering was a critical consideration for the developers of an exciting new luxury hotel, which involves the adaptation of two prominent, Government owned sandstone buildings in Sydney’s “Sandstone Precinct” on Bridge Street; the Lands and Education Department Buildings. Constructed between c1876-1892 and c1912-1930 respectively, both buildings are listed…

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UNSW Material Science & Engineering Building

Engineered by TTW and designed by Grimshaw, the new facility provides a new home for cutting-edge research and education in the development of sustainable and functional materials for modern engineering applications. The 23,500sqm building consists of 9 levels, enveloped by a high performance glass Façade with glass reinforced concrete masonry blades, which provides solar shading.…

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The Incubator, Macquarie University

The Incubator at Macquarie University is an inspiring new space for students, researchers, staff, entrepreneurs and start-ups. The single-storey building is purpose-built and designed using Modular Construction Techniques, allowing it to be disassembled and relocated at the end of five years. It consists of two pavilions linked by a corridor, incorporating events and tutorial space,…

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Polaris

The 218 apartment block comprises 1 -3 bedroom apartments and 3 levels of commercial space. The unique crystalline Façade has been driven by the technical client request of providing maximum sunlight. Collaborating with the architects, we developed an inclined Façade that would provide clear sitelines and reverse engineered the hours of required sunlight by developing…

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Atlassian Sydney Headquarters

Located in Sydney’s new Innovation and Technology Precinct, Atlassian Sydney Headquarters will be a 40-storey building at approx. 180 metres tall and includes a youth hostel occupying the lower levels. To be completed by 2025 and attracting 25,000 workers, the new 40,000m2 world-first commercial tower is a groundbreaking global first. The benchmark design of timber,…

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Glenroy Community Hub

Located at the former Glenroy Primary School site, the Glenroy Community Hub will become an inspiring new home for the Glenroy Library and the Glenroy Memorial Kindergarten, providing maternal child health, community health, neighbourhood learning and childcare services. The City of Moreland has set out to create an exemplar building, reflecting the sustainability ambitions of…

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ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering

The new ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering will combine administrative and teaching spaces, a 250 seats auditorium, boardroom and seminar areas, with critical laboratory spaces including stable labs, specialist equipment rooms, clean rooms, and microscope rooms. The building will also incorporate seismic restraints and vibration protection technology to maintain the integrity of the…

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