Louisa Lawson Building

Services Provided

  • Building and Engineering Consultants
  • Engineering services FDB preparation
  • Design and documentation review
  • Tennant advocacy
  • Compliance auditing
  • Commission validation

Contract Value:
$115M AUD

Department of Human Services

Completion Date:
October 2013

Project Description

This project involved the construction of a new 26,000 square metre office building to accommodate the Department of Human Services. The building achieves a 4.0 Greenstar rating and incorporates general office space, specialised communications and broadcast facilities, Secretary’s Suite and on-site parking.


Barmco Mana was enlisted to perform a number of services in response to the Department’s specific requirements. These services included the development of a base building design brief, tenant advocacy, superintendence of engineering services, validating functional requirements, budget review and cost planning, as well as a number of other tasks.

Value Added / Special features

Barmco Mana Partnership assisted the Department of Human Services through providing a number of important services. Key among these was supporting the DHS by providing fast, effective advice on technical and construction-related concerns. Further support included construction programming, budget estimates and assistance on data centre installations, as well as supporting other needs.

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