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Bay City Plaza (now Westfield Geelong)

Bay City Plaza (now Westfield Geelong)

Original Bay City Plaza

Original Bay City Plaza Westfields Geelong, showing the original car park at the harbour end.  Google Maps photo taken 2012.  The centre has been more than doubled in size. The Caltite Roof Top Car Park;  1986

Bay City Plaza (now Westfield Geelong)

Completion Date: Mar 14, 1986
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Architect: MLA Architects (HK) Ltd.
Structural engineer: Bonacci Winward
Products Used: Everdure Caltite
Address: Mallop Street, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Type: Retail
Where Used: Roof
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  This first part of the shopping centre built in 1986 was originally the old Geelong wool stores. To preserve the facade, the developers needed to avoid undergournd construction for the necessary number of car park spaces. Instead, they chose the Cementaid Everdure Caltite System to deliver a membrane-free, design-life service, roof top car park. The Caltite trafficable roof deck is totally membrane-free, and protects the valuable shopping precinct below.
At 2012, it is 26 years in full service and has requires no 'membrane' replacement or maintenance. It will serve the owners and users of the Westfield Geelong centre, for the design-life of the building. And then some...
For more information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westfield_Geelong test




Created at: 25/03/2012



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