The Wellington Street project is a tight little two-story residential townhouse, located in Petrie Terrace. BE Collective were asked to step in on the project after a dispute between the client and the builder. The engineer’s drawing specified an A1 standard for all concrete finishes but the concrete didn’t match architectural and engineering specifications. The delivered concrete showed unevenness in horizontal surfaces, and blowholes in vertical surfaces as a result of inadequate vibration when it was poured.
The BE Collective team supported the client’s case by providing specialist forensic inspection and reporting on non-compliances and potential structural issues, and were prepared to provide expert witness representation at QCAT – luckily that wasn’t necessary. (more…)