Construction of the $1 billion International Convention Centre (ICC) is underway as part of the Darling Harbour revitalisation plan.
Builder, Lend Lease is constructing a new Convention Centre, Exhibition Centre and Theatre as a single 3-year project.
After a gruelling tender process, ESO Surveyors was selected by Lend Lease to be the Project Survey Company for the site.
“ICC Sydney’s design, which includes a convention and exhibition centre plus a theatre, delivers 40,000 sqm of exhibition space, accommodating a 20,000 sqm exhibition space on the ground level with a 13,000 sqm exhibition space situated above it. The spaces will be directly linked, allowing the combination to be used for larger exhibitions.
This stacked configuration is suited to a high-density CBD environment and has successfully been used in other modern facilities in Asia and North America. Convex space of 3,000 sqm within the convention centre and over 5,000 sqm of flexible exhibition space across the facility deliver 40,000 sqm of exhibition space in total”. (source of text: www.darlingharbourlive.com.au)
ESO has commenced piling set out and monitoring tasks. As the project heats up it is expected that numerous ESO crews will be involved in a range of challenging survey tasks.