This project involved the redesign of a roof that extended one city block between two street frontages. The redesign included both footpath awnings, internal and external planters and entrances. The Roof Inspection Report identified the existing roof was failing in key areas and JMc Architects were engaged for this rectification works and associated works to provide a more modern aesthetic for the client.
The entire roof was removed and replaced whilst the building to continue to be inhabited by its occupants. This involved careful planning and staging of the works. The new roofs to the building proper and footpath awnings ensured all box gutters were deleted from the documentation.
A Principle Consultancy project that involved redesigning existing internal planters and external into more useable spaces. The design intent is to provide an aesthetic solution that responds to the tropical climate and the existing building architecture that will alleviate water ingress to the Government Office Building 3.
The Cairns Government Office Building 3, McLeod and Sheridan Streets, Cairns
Photography: Andrew Watson