A challenging site due to the existing steep slopes, meaning the cut and fill exercise completed by HSP Consulting Engineers was critical for project success. HSP Consulting Engineers were responsible for providing site levels to economically achieve the required school layout.
Traditional pad foundations were adopted and taken through the fill material, where necessary. The steel frame was designed to support the two storey structure.
Refurbishment of an existing block was also incorporated into the scheme, this requited detailed structural assessments of the existing frames in terms of the proposed alterations.