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ICS Sydney - International Conservation Services

Campus MLC, north Sydney

 

Project  name

Campus MLC, North Sydney

Client

ING Real Estate

Façade Engineer

Hyder Consulting

Contractor

RMWatson Pty Ltd

Services

Architectural Conservation

Description

13 and 7 storey office buildings, designed by Bates Smart & McCutcheon, constructed in 1955. Glazed terracotta cladding to end walls and service core.

Outcomes

  • Overview of technical specification for conservation work
  • Technical review of  site prototypes for repair and replacement of terracotta units and steel shelf angles
  • Sourcing and procurement of new matching terracotta units from US manufacturer
  • Coordination of glaze matching process for terracotta units and patch repair compounds

Prototype showing replacement terracotta units

Work in progress

Completed works

International Conservation Services is Australia’s largest private fine art conservation business.  Our main office and conservation workshops are located in Sydney, we have staff in Canberra and Melbourne, and we are able to work on site throughout Australia.  We provide a full range of art restoration services, including antique restoration, paintings restoration, sculpture conservation, archaeological conservation, furniture restoration, conservation of works of art on paper, textiles and objects conservation.  We work on architectural finishes and built elements in heritage buildings, structures, monuments and war memorials.  We provide condition assessments, and carry out hands-on conservation and restoration work.  We consult on issues of collection management, preventive conservation and museum planning, and have particular expertise in the management of environmental conditions in buildings housing collections.  Our associated business, Smarttrack RFID, provides a range of asset and visitor tracking solutions for museums, art galleries, libraries and archives.