Commercial

Challenging client brief results in innovative creation of ThermaMax panels

5 April 2017

To design and construct 15 flare enclosures for APLNG Upstream, a multi-million-dollar gas extraction project for principle Origin Energy. ModularWalls, in collaboration with contractors Laing O’Rourke and Monadelphous, both Tier 1 builders, worked to provide an alternate design for a specified, complex solution that required large footings and cumbersome construction methodology. The structure was to…

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Large-scale development saves money by using environmentally friendly retaining walls

20 March 2017

Cedar Heights is a brand new master planned community, consisting of approximately 60 new homes, located in the fast developing suburb of Redbank Plains. The design of the development required a number of retaining walls installed throughout the site at various heights up to 1.8m, whilst keeping aesthetics, budget, timeline and environmentally-friendly practices at the…

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Modular retaining panels convert into planter box garden walls

13 January 2017

The developer of this residential apartment complex in the Sydney suburb of Roseville built a sizeable garden along the front of the project, in order to add a much-needed touch of nature for the benefit of occupants. They wanted to create block walls with planter boxes around the garden in order to impart a heightened…

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Modular wall exceeds infrastructure noise wall requirements in Queensland

13 January 2017

This master-planned community in the Queensland town of Cooroy is situated adjacent to the Bruce Highway – the largest carrier of traffic in the Sunshine State. Its roadside location necessitated the erection of a highly effective noise barrier in order to insulate residents of the development from the constant drone of the highway. In addition…

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Apartment residents enjoy wider driveway courtesy of integrated modular wall design

6 December 2016

The developer of a multi-storey apartment complex in the Wembley suburb of Perth entered an agreement to build a retaining and acoustic wall that would separate the driveway and car park of the project from the adjacent property. The elderly residents of the home next door had expressed concern about the noise that the vehicular…

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Modular solution halves acoustic wall costs for highway retirement home

6 December 2016

The developer needed to install an effective noise wall for a retirement village located in the recently created suburb of Leppington in the southwest of Sydney, due to its close proximity to Camden Valley Way. Camden Valley Way is a key arterial route leading to the M5 and the Hume Highway. It is currently slated…

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Developer saves money and land by combining acoustic and retaining walls

6 December 2016

The developer needed to build both retaining and acoustic walls for the subdivisions of a master planned community in Southwest Sydney. As a provider of complete turnkey packages, the developer wanted to install walls that would be aesthetically pleasing and look just as good in reality as in their marketing materials. The acoustic performance of…

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Acoustic wall for Melbourne childcare centre

14 September 2016

A project management company was in the process of building a childcare centre on a corner block located on the Burwood Highway in Vermont South. A brand new townhouse development was situated adjacent to the childcare centre, and the architects requested the installation of a boundary fence with strong acoustic properties to prevent noise pollution….

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