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A demonstration burn of two identical lounge room mock ups on 29th April 2019, a collaboration between the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPAA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, displayed the life-saving value of new sprinkler requirements. The lounge room without sprinklers reached flashover in five minutes and hit 926oC at head height. In the other lounge room, the sprinklers activated at 2:30 minutes and the room reached just 90oC. See the startling comparison below. The only ...
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The Monroe, Palm Beach
June 24th, 2021
Project: The Monroe, Palm Beach Client: Lacey GroupArchitect: Plus ArchitectureValue: $33 million The Monroe Palm Beach is located on the Southern Gold Coast’s exclusive Jefferson Lane, ...
The Patterson, Toowong – Sustainability Management Plan
June 8th, 2021
Project: The Patterson, Toowong – Sustainability Management PlanClient: Mosaic Property GroupArchitect: RothelowmanValue: $72 million The Patterson, located on a rare, riverside location just minutes from Brisbane’s CBD ...
Queen’s Wharf Hotels, Brisbane – Part B2 (Dorsett and Star Grand)
May 31st, 2021
Project: Queen’s Wharf Hotels, Brisbane – Part B2 (Dorsett and Star Grand)Client: Cooke & DowsettArchitect: Cottee ParkerValue: $3.6 billion Brisbane’s $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf development, the largest ...
The Catalina, Chevron Island
May 18th, 2021
Project: The Catalina, Chevron IslandClient: Marquee Development PartnersArchitect: BDA ArchitectureValue: $3-4 million The Catalina, rising boldly on the waterfront of Chevron Island, draws inspiration from ...
Pavilion, North Kirra – Stage 2
April 15th, 2021
Project: Pavilion, North Kirra – Stage 2Client: Woollam ConstructionsArchitect: O’Neill ArchitectureValue: $27 million North Kirra is one of the Gold Coast’s most laid-back beach destinations with ...
Shapecut Steel, Carole Park – Stage 2
March 30th, 2021
Project: Shapecut Steel, Carole Park – Stage 2Client: McVeigh ConsultantsArchitect: McVeigh ConsultantsValue: $4-5 million Shapecut is Australia’s leading providers of steel profile cutting and metal processing. Since establishing ...
St Mary’s Catholic College, Casino NSW – New Science & GLA Building
March 24th, 2021
Project: St Mary’s Catholic College, Casino NSW – Science & GLA BuildingClient: DRA ArchitectsArchitect: DRA ArchitectsValue: $8 million St Mary’s Catholic College is a co-educational Years ...
HiSmile, Burleigh Heads
February 10th, 2021
Project: HiSmile Office Fitout, Burleigh HeadsClient: MG GroupArchitect: Woods BagotValue: $3.5 million After 6 years and outgrowing 2 office spaces, HiSmile’s new cultural hub in ...
CPSM Care, Camp Hill
November 16th, 2020
Project: CPSM Care, Camp HillClient: Latitude Care ConstructionArchitect: Group GSAValue: $30 million Designed by Group GSA, the proposed development is for an expansive retirement/residential care facility for ...
The Spit, Gold Coast
October 6th, 2020
Project: Seaway Promenade and Moondarewa Spit ImprovementClient: Michael Bale & AssociatesArchitect: Place Design GroupValue: $5 million Since construction in the mid 1980’s, The Spit has a ...
Sheldon College ArtScapes
September 29th, 2020
Project: Sheldon College ArtScapesClient: Burling Brown Architects ArtScapes is the latest in a long-line of world-class and innovative educational facilities for the students at the ...
Bannockburn Heart Precinct
September 17th, 2020
Project: Bannockburn Heart PrecinctClient: Planit ConsultingArchitect: Steley Design Value: $3 million Receiving a ‘High Commendation’ for the Playspace Award (>$0.5M) category in the Parks and ...
Marriott Surfers Paradise
August 19th, 2020
Project: Marriott Surfers Paradise Refurbishment Client: SHAPE Architect: DBI Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa is the Gold Coast’s most ...
Midwater Main Beach
June 7th, 2020
Project: Midwater, Main BeachClient: Heran Building GroupArchitect: Cottee ParkerValue: $30-50 million Midwater ...
York Street, Beenleigh
April 26th, 2020
Project: 96-98 York Street, BeenleighClient: Alder ConstructionsArchitect: Conrad GargettValue: $20 million The York is the first new commercial office building to be constructed ...
OPEN – Business as Usual
March 30th, 2020
Monday, 30th March 2020 Dear Valued Client, RE: Coronavirus Update and Working with MDA We are touching base to reassure you that we are ...
Q1 Surfers Paradise
March 23rd, 2020
Did you know the Gold Coast is home to the tallest residential tower in Australia? Completed in 2005, the iconic and majestic Q1 Tower has 78 ...
Casuarina Beach NSW
March 16th, 2020
Project: Casuarina Beach, NSWClient: Clarence PropertyValue: $30 million Casuarina Beach in Northern NSW is the ultimate in ...
Spicers Hidden Vale Homestead Rebuild
March 5th, 2020
Project: Spicers Hidden Vale Homestead RebuildClient: Spicers RetreatsArchitect: Trebilcock ArchitectsBuilder: Taranaway Building and LandscapesValue: ...
Magnoli Apartments Palm Beach
February 17th, 2020
Project: Magnoli Apartments, Palm BeachClient: Sunland GroupArchitect: BDA Architecture Magnoli Apartments is an exciting new fully furnished mid-rise residential development showcasing the ultimate Gold Coast lifestyle. ...
Event Cinemas Kawana
February 7th, 2020
Project: Event Cinemas KawanaClient: Fairbairn Consultants The Event Cinemas Kawana massive cinema upgrade boasts the Sunshine Coast’s FIRST Gold Class ...
Bond University Business L3 Refurbishment
January 16th, 2020
Project: Bond University Business Level 3 RefurbishmentClient: ADCO ConstructionsArchitect: Wilson Architects Among the leading business schools in the world, Bond University has opened an upgrade of ...
Ocean Gold Coast
December 1st, 2019
Project: Ocean, Gold Coast Client: Meriton Group Architect: SJB Architects Developer: Karimbla Constructions Services Ocean, the most iconic Surfers Paradise beachfront landmark, is under construction. When complete, Ocean ...
Coolum Library Extension
November 19th, 2019
Project: Coolum Library ExtensionClient: Complete UrbanValue: $2.4 million MDA Consulting Engineers were engaged to provide design and ...
CSi Club Southport
November 13th, 2019
Project: CSi Club SouthportClient: BuildwiseValue: $5 million In the heart of the Southport CBD, the Award Winning CSi Club Southport was ...
Prince Charles Hospital Adolescent Treatment Facility
October 31st, 2019
Project: Prince Charles Hospital – Adolescent Extended Treatment CentreClient: ADCO ConstructionsValue: $27 million Construction of Children’s Health Queensland’s new statewide adolescent mental health extended treatment centre, ...
Cambridge Residences Robina
October 29th, 2019
Project: Cambridge Residences – Laver Drive, RobinaClient: EastviewValue: $162 million Perfectly positioned in the heart of Robina’s CBD, Cambridge Residences offer a truly ...
Ferrari Gold Coast
October 23rd, 2019
Project: Ferrari Gold Coast – SouthportClient: Frizelle’s Property Group With the Gold Coast home to the largest concentration of Ferrari’s in Australia, Frizelle Sunshine Automotive is ...
Burn Shows Sprinkler Value
October 15th, 2019
A demonstration burn of two identical lounge room mock ups on 29th April 2019, a collaboration between the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPAA) and the ...
Robina Home and Life Centre
October 9th, 2019
Project: Robina Home + Life CentreClient: ADCO Constructions The Robina Home + Life Centre is located in the Gold Coast suburb of Robina, Queensland, 76 kilometres south ...
Event Cinemas Coomera
September 24th, 2019
Project: Event Cinemas CoomeraClient: Fairbairn Consultants The Grand Opening of Event Cinemas Coomera on 11th October 2018 introduced the newest cinema experience. Shaking up the traditional ...
Fire Sprinkler Protection
September 20th, 2019
Are you aware of the new requirements in the National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 regarding the inclusion of sprinklers in medium-high rise residential buildings? NCC 2019 ...
OTTO Apartments Mermaid Beach
January 22nd, 2019
OTTO Apartments Mermaid Beach is surrounded by restaurants, boutique cafes and the Nobby Beach retail and dining precinct. It is also just a kilometre away ...
Coomera Anglican College – Refurbishment
January 16th, 2019
Located on Days Road, Upper Coomera, Coomera Anglican College offers specialised programmes including Sport and Music Academies. With state-of-the-art facilities to ensure they deliver a ...
Bundaberg Food Warehouse Westside Plaza, Bundaberg
December 17th, 2018
Hutchinson Builders had commissioned MDA Consulting Engineers to provide the following services for Bundaberg Food Warehouse West Plaza. Mechanical Services Ventilation Amenities ventilation Service room ventilation as required Bakery cooking hoods ...
John Flynn Private Hospital
December 9th, 2018
A tertiary medical facility John Flynn Private Hospital provides comprehensive medical, surgical and maternity services. Dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care and ...
Kingscliff High School – Special Education Unit
December 6th, 2018
Located in New South Wales, Australia. Kingscliff High School is a public co-education high school, with a range of educational options to support students with special ...
Warehouse – Sugarmill Road Brisbane Airport
December 3rd, 2018
MDA was contracted by FK Gardner to design the Mechanical, Electrical Services and Plume Study Report. Mechanical Services Individual mechanical ventilation systems provided to plant room’s toilets ...
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Harbour Quays Aged Care
November 26th, 2018
Harbour Quays Aged Care is a 131 residential aged care facility located overlooking the Biggera waters canal on the Gold Coast. They provide permanent and short-term ...
Arundel Hills Residential
November 26th, 2018
MDA Consulting Engineers were engaged by Burchills Engineering to provide URD & NBN Services Design for Arundel Hills Residential Development. The scope of services included Attend design ...
Vickers Road Community Child Care Centre Townsville
November 19th, 2018
MDA Consulting Engineers was engaged by Raymond Designs to provide the following Consulting & Engineering Design Services: Mechanical & Air-conditioning Services Individual mechanical ventilation systems provided where ...
The Kentwell Community Centre Ballina
November 14th, 2018
Located centrally on the corner of Moon Street and Bangalow Road in Ballina, is a modern complex and home to three community service organisations: Ballina ...
Frizelle Showrooms & Dealerships
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James Frizelle’s Automotive Group is one of the largest Motor Dealers in Queensland. Located in Southport, Nerang Robina, Tweed Heads South Lismore and Springwood all selling ...
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Pimpama City Shopping Centre
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MDA were engaged by ADCO Construction for the full design of Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Fire & Sprinkler and NCC Section J Energy Compliance Review & ...
Westfield Shopping Centre, Coomera
October 16th, 2017
Stowe Australia engaged MDA to design the high and low voltage infrastructure and the emergency and exit lighting for the Westfield Shopping Centre being constructed ...
Cobaki, Cobaki Parkway NSW
October 3rd, 2017
MDA Consulting Engineers were approached by LEDA Developments Pty Ltd for the URD design engineering services at Cobaki, Cobaki Parkway in New South Wales. Cobaki is ...
The Meadows, Karingal Drive & Dixon Drive, Pimpama QLD
September 26th, 2017
Leda Holding has developed more than $190 million in residential properties since 1981 and has consistently demonstrated its ability to identify market trends and move ...
Corporate Express Warehouse, Townsville
September 11th, 2017
The new 3,950m² Corporate Express warehouse in Townsville was developed on a 9,500m² parcel of land within the industrial suburb of Mt St John. The ...
Crowley Nursing Home – Ballina NSW
September 6th, 2017
Established in 1979, Crowley Care Services has developed from a traditional retirement village to a dynamic and leading aged care provider in Ballina on the ...
Pimpama City Retail Development Stages 2 & 3
August 28th, 2017
MDA has just been awarded to complete the building services designs for the new Pimpama City Retail Development for Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Fire Sprinkler & ...
Pimpama Village, Coulters Farm, QLD
August 22nd, 2017
MDA Consulting Engineers were contracted for the URD design engineering services by Leda Developments Pty Ltd. Pimpama Village is a 53 hectare master-planned development built on ...
Eagle Junction State School
June 5th, 2017
Eagle Junction State School currently caters for students from the preparatory year to year and has the highest standard of education for all students. The school’s ...
Holy Family Primary School Multi-Purpose Hall
June 1st, 2017
Holy Family School is a Catholic Parish School located in the Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly, it is a co-educational school from Prep to Year Six. Holy ...
The Tibetan Kitchen
June 1st, 2017
The Tibetan Kitchen is located on a central strip of Toowong. The menu incorporates Tibetan and Nepalese style dishes all made fresh and prepared with ...
Spendelove Private Hospital
May 30th, 2017
Spendelove Private Hospital is a fully accredited private hospital specialising in recuperation, recovery and sub-acute healthcare. In a prime location in Southport and prestigious facilities, ...
Parkhurst Town Centre
May 25th, 2017
Located in the suburb Parkhurst at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Boundary Road, the Parkhurst Town Centre is a convenience based centre with ...
Worongary Town Centre
May 24th, 2017
Worongary Town Centre is located just 17kms from Surfers Paradise and hosts convenience based specialty stores, cafes, restaurants and a medical centre. MDA were approached by ...
DAFF Brisbane Regional Office, 42 – 44 Qantas Dr, Eagle Farm
May 23rd, 2017
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) is an Australian Government department whose role is to develop and implement polies and programs to ensure ...
Hanson CSC & Testing Facility
May 18th, 2017
Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd is a leading construction and MDA were pleased to be apart of the planning of the building services for their ...
Newstead Brewery, 80 Doggett Street, Newstead
May 17th, 2017
Newstead Brewery is a well-established brewery located in Brisbane, with twelve draught taps at the bar and a kitchen open until 10pm 7 days a ...
Village Roadshow Theme Parks
May 4th, 2017
Village Roadshow Theme Parks own and manage the most well-known major theme parks on the Gold Coast. MDA has provided the following Fire Evacuation Plans and ...
April 21st, 2017
Steritech is a treatment provider for industries that require sterilisation and decontamination. MDA were approached by Ridgemill Pty Ltd on behalf of Steritech to carry out ...
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February 15th, 2017
Zuccoli Plaza is a new local shopping village located in the Northern Territory roughly 30kms from Darwin. The project comprises an IGA supermarket anchor tenant ...
Calypso Bay – Resident Recreation Facility
January 30th, 2017
Surrounded by pristine natural environment Calypso Bay is a carefully planned community that offers a range of facilities and property options. With the new Resident Recreation ...
HMG INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE – BRISBANE AIRPORT
January 24th, 2017
HMG Hardchrome are a global leader in the reclamation and manufacture of components and assemblies used in heavy industrial environments such as resources, oil and ...
Crowley Care Re-Development
January 23rd, 2017
Crowley Care Services is a leading aged care service in Ballina on the North Coast of New South Wales. They provide a range of services which ...
January 20th, 2017
Event Cinemas have over fifty movie theatre venues around Australia, many located in large shopping centres. Despite admissions decline, Event Cinemas has continued to experience ...
Robina Bulky Goods
October 21st, 2016
The centre is conveniently located opposite Robina Town Centre and adjacent to the M1 Motorway both southbound to Coolangatta and northbound to Brisbane. MDA provided building ...
Yatala Industrial Park
October 21st, 2016
Yatala Industrial Estate was originally established in the 1980s to cater for a range of light, general, heavy and food industries. The 40 hectare estate ...
Knauf Warehouse Bundaberg
October 20th, 2016
McVeigh Consultants approached MDA to complete a number of service components for the project Knauf Warehouse in Bundaberg. Services require were Mechanical Ventilation and Air ...
MDA Consulting Engineers retain the AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 QUALITY ASSURANCE CERTIFICATION
May 31st, 2016
Initially obtained in June 2013, MDA have worked consistently over the past 18 months to set and maintain quality standards within the practice. With recertification ...
Emma Eriksson On Track To Complete PhD
May 31st, 2016
We would like to congratulate one of our staff members Emma Eriksson who has just successfully completed her confirmation Seminar in her PhD in the ...
MDA Consulting Engineers Achieve Green Star As Built Success
October 8th, 2015
MDA ESD Division, Green Star Professionals are proud to have achieved the highest “AS Built Rating of Any Education Building in Australia” The Sir Samuel Griffith ...
The Cambridge Residences, Laver Drive, Robina
June 5th, 2015
Cost: $86m Client: Joint Venture between Shino Development Group and SPG Investment MDA Consulting Engineers were pleased to be awarded the Building Services Engineering Consultancy work for ...
Frizelle’s Jaguar, Land Rover & Audi Dealerships in Springwood
June 5th, 2015
Construction Value: $15 million Location: Springwood Client: GMP Management GMP Management has been appointed the Project and Cost Manager for the construction of two new luxury car dealerships at ...
Orion Springfield Central – Event Cinemas
June 4th, 2015
Construction, which commenced in March 2014, is on schedule for the opening of the Event Cinema at the Orion Springfield Central due at the end ...
Nova Mooloolaba Apartments
August 18th, 2014
MDA Consulting Engineers have been engaged by Walter Iezzi Development Group to provide the electrical, mechanical, vertical transport and BCA Section J design engineering services ...
Showcase on the Beach Coolangatta, Gold Coast
May 8th, 2014
The Showcase on the Beach shopping centre at Coolangatta on the Gold Coast has now reached the construction stage of its $60 million upgrade. MDA ...
Murwillumbah District Hospital Emergency Department Opens
April 9th, 2014
On Wednesday the 16th of April the Emergency Department at Murwillumbah District Hospital will re-open its doors after receiving a $1 million expansion and upgrade. Previously ...
Calvary Hospital Hobart, Tasmania
April 3rd, 2014
Calvary Hospital is a heritage listed, four hundred bed private hospital, located in Lenah Valley, Hobart, Tasmania. The hospital offers a wide range of health ...
Virgin Satellite Infill and Regional Lounge, Brisbane
April 2nd, 2014
Engaged by Hansen Yuncken, MDA Consulting Engineers have commenced the Planning and Delivery Phases for the Satellite Infill and Regional Lounge (Virgin Australia) projects located ...
Grand Opening of the James Frizelle Hyundai Dealership, Robina
October 22nd, 2013
Opening on the 12th September, 2013 the new state of the art James Frizelle Hyundai dealership at Robina on the Gold Coast is the fifth ...
Nyumbalighu Simulation Centre Opens
September 4th, 2013
Opening on the 23rd August, 2013, the Nyumbalighu Simulation Centre at the University Centre for Rural Health in Lismore is now making it possible for ...
Congratulations to Woollam Constructions
July 24th, 2013
Congratulations to Woollam Constructions who were named as the Commercial Builder of the Year at the 2013 Master Builders Association Regional Awards held over the ...
6 Green Star Design Rating Achieved for Sir Samuel Griffith Centre
December 10th, 2012
MDA Consulting Engineers in association with Watpac Construction and Griffith University, are extremely proud to announce that we have just been awarded a 6 Green ...
MDA Brisbane Office Relocation
November 8th, 2012
We have moved our office from Queen Street to Level 11, 10 Market Street Brisbane CBD.
Sir Samuel Griffith Centre
August 23rd, 2011
MDA Consulting Engineers are very proud to be associated with the new '6 Green Star' Sir Samuel Griffith Centre project at the Nathan Campus of ...