Customer: Plenary Living and Department of Defence

Construction period: 20 months

Contract type: Public-private partnership

 

 

Project Capabilities

Defence Accommodation Commercial Construction
 

 Fast Facts

  • Project delivered within a live defence base, Built Environs received a zero waste to landfill award for recycling 100 per cent of material during construction at the operational RAAF base.
  • Completed the first stage of the building works four months ahead of schedule.
  • Built Environs received a zero waste to landfill award for recycling 100 per cent of material during construction at the operational RAAF base.

 

 

 

Summary: 

Built Environs constructed 432 contemporary accommodation units for Australian Defence Force personnel at RAAF Base Edinburgh. We were engaged on this project as a member of the Plenary Living consortium under a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Federal Government. The 29 three-storey and 11 single-storey buildings formed the South Australian construction component of the Single LEAP (Living Environment and Accommodation Precinct) Phase 2 project. Each of the 432 single-bedroom apartments comprises an open plan living and study area, an ensuite bathroom and kitchenette.

The project team delivered the works within a secure air force base environment in accordance with Department of Defence protocols, effectively managing communications across a range of PPP stakeholders and RAAF base users. Built Environs received a zero waste to landfill award for recycling 100 per cent of material during construction at the operational RAAF base.

Built Environs completed the first stage of the building works four months ahead of schedule, handing over more than 200 units for Defence occupancy ahead of time. The second stage also achieved technical completion months ahead of schedule.

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