MALL SKYLIGHT – EASTLAND SHOPPING CENTRE

Eastland Shopping Centre, Melbourne, Australia, a metropolitan shopping precinct, has undergone a $655 million redevelopment, doubling in size to transform the centre into one of Melbourne’s most progressive urban shopping, entertainment and leisure destinations.

The centre’s new Skylight encloses the central mall area and provides daylight to three levels of premium retail space.

At 171m long, the mall skylight is a continuous parabolic arch skylight with a base span and apex of 14.7m.

The structure is made from fabricated laser-cut steel sections and the glass includes curved and facetted double-glazed units, with some inclusive of a graduated frit pattern to assist thermal performance and provide screening.

Inhabit was engaged by Sinobau Architectural Engineering Construction to provide engineering and certification, design management and thermal modelling.

  • Scope
    FAÇADE ENGINEERING & CERTIFICATION, THERMAL MODELLING
  • Location
    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
  • Client
    SINOBAU ARCHITCTURAL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION
  • Developer
    QIC GLOBAL REAL ESTATE
  • Builder
    PROBUILD
  • Design Architect
    ACME
  • Project Architect
    THE BUCHAN GROUP