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Embodied carbon consists of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with building materials installed on site. It takes into account the supply chain carbon that includes the extraction, transporting, manufacturing and installation of a material, giving us a life span carbon number for a structural building...

Making the most of a tight site is one of the main architectural and engineering challenges faced when designing a building in inner city Melbourne. Soho Prahran has been no exception. With a  double-level basement bound by buildings on all sides, temporary site access requirements...

Meet the team. Anna Fernandes gained a degree in civil engineering while studying in her home country of Brazil and also studied construction management in Europe. Anna joined our team in 2019 and has since show a keen eye for detail and great problem-solving skills, assisting...

The Role: Structural Engineer The Pitch: We are looking for applicants with a structural / civil engineering background for a position in our busy and growing Melbourne CBD office. The business is committed to continued investment in the professional development of its staff. We offer a variety of work...

The Role: Senior Structural Engineer The Pitch: Due to continued success in gaining design contracts in Residential, Commercial and Retail developments, we are looking to expand our growing team. We are currently seeking a Senior Structural Engineer, who has a proven track record as a Project Team Leader....

The Vibe Hotel will rise to become an 18 storey tower housing 118 hotel rooms on Flinders Street in Adelaide’s CBD. The first of its kind in the city, the hotel features an elevated bridge with a pool linking it with the shared facilities of...

SY Structures has digitised the way we collaborate both in the office and out on site. Site inspections have long involved a red pen, a set of dog-eared paper plans and a camera. This information is then brought together and site reports produced once back...

A bird’s eye view tracking progress at the Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre’s Queensland Apprenticeship Centre in Beenleigh. SY structures, working with Hutchinson Builders and FMSA, provided the full structural design including temporary works and full PT design, with a 5m building cantilever by the main...

Sera apartments, Brighton by Lowe Living. Working closely to local Council and Melbourne water requirements, SY Structures designed a fully tanked basement with hydrostatic basement slab, bored pier and shotcrete retaining walls to face the design challenges of a two level, basement car park below...

In a world of software plugins for Autodesk Revit, it can be unclear as to what can be of benefit to your practice and what will be waste of time and money in research and implementation. It is also very easy to get stuck in...