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dymocks building


Project name

Dymocks Building


Hyder Consulting on behalf of Dymocks Group


Architectural Conservation

Scope of Work

  • Inspection of facade by rope access
  • Condition assessment
  • Analysis of causes of displacement, spalling and cracking in glazed terracotta
  • Schedule of Conservation Works
  • Review of contract specification
  • Advice on materials issues during conservation




Dymocks Building Before Conservation

Dymocks Building prior to conservation works

Dymocks Building After Conservation

Dymocks Building after conservation works

Dymocks Balconette during conservation

Detail of glazed terracotta during conservation works - Balconette at Level 7

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.