An extensive upgrade of the existing Southport Aquatic Centre for the 2016 Commonwealth Games. Large podium post-tensioned slabs up to 110m long supporting extensive temporary seating for games events, gymnasium & conference rooms. Learn to swim building & dive training building. Extensive use of precast concrete walls & large timber facade blade louvres. Design of concrete & steel structures for exposure to salt air & pool hall corrosive environment. Pad foundations in sand provided an economical footing system.