FISH AND CHIP FOLLY

New Quay Promenade, Docklands, VIC
Project: Retail
Value: $1 Million
Completion date: December 2002
Construction time: 5 months

Based on a winning student’s design, ICON and SJB FKA Architects worked hand-in-hand to achieve the vision. Its Rimex Stainless Steel panels posed considerable challenges, including the need to be air freighted from England to meet tight deadlines. A 3D computer model was created to generate steel shop drawings and minimise construction issues, with each panel requiring individual site measurement before manufacture. A cantilevered platform required external cladding to be erected from the water on barges. The completed building received a RAIA commercial architecture award.

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