Facades

The BG&E Facades team provides a proactive and innovative approach to design; encompassing a team of Architects, Structural Engineers, Materials Science specialists, Facade Designers and Building Physicists; enabling us to deliver a truly multi-disciplinary service to our clients.

Core Skills
- Facade Concept Design
- Building Physics
- Materials Science
- Facade Sustainability Evaluation
- LEED Rating (U.S. Green Building Council)
- Facade System Design
- Facade Tender Documentation
- Facade Procurement
- Facade Fabrication Inspection
- Facade Remediation
- Facade Conservation
- Expert Witness
- Product Design

The Facade Consultancy Service
We enable the visual and technical aspirations of projects by providing knowledge of sustainability benchmarking, LEED Rating, materials science, precedents, cost analysis, life-cycle costing, maintenance, buildability, technical performance, manufacturing techniques, fabrication and installation.

Our project work consists of a diversity of client groups, which enables us to understand the needs of the various members of the design and construction team; including developers, architects and main contractors.

The core elements to our new-build consultancy can be broadly split into three distinct stages:
- Strategic Conceptual Advice
- Design Documentation
- Manufacture, Testing and Inspection

Other Specialist Services
In addition to the design and construction stages of a project, we are also actively involved in diagnostic and expert witness work.

Facade Remediation
We provide a broad range of advice including the design of systems for the:
- remedial weatherproofing
- structural re-fixing and structural making good
- on-site re-finishing of steel / aluminium / copper alloy
of curtain wall, strip window and punched window facades.

Photos:

Uni SA
Architect :           John Wardle Architects
Client:                   Uni SA

NAB – 700 Bourke Street
Architect:            Woods Bagot Architects
Client:                   CBus Property

171 Collins Street
Architect:            Bates Smart
Client:                   Cbus Property & Charter Hall REIT

Crown
Architect:            Bates Smart
Client:                   Crown