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Opal Carine

Multiple services to deliver multi-modal care

  • $28M

    Project Value

  • 150

    Beds

  • Perth, Western Australia

    Perth, Western Australia

The coordinated installation included hydraulics, air conditioning, lighting, access control, nurse call, security, and fire safety

Opal Aged Care provides specialist care facilities across Australia. When they wanted to introduce a new care home on Silica Road, Carine, we contributed a full team of building service engineers to the design, documentation, and construction.

The new purpose-built, 150-bed facility—designed by Silver Thomas Hanley—is arranged over two levels to provide premium single bedrooms with luxurious living areas and landscaped courtyards. Acoustics were addressed within the shared living spaces to offer comfort to residents, and we contributed careful assessment and consideration to comply with fire safety and protection guidelines. The building features shared living and dining areas and a two-level void within the structure which resulted in the need for additional beams—reducing the ceiling space for building services reticulations.

Our team produced a full 3D Revit building information modelling (BIM) representation of the services proposal. This was crucial to the successful identification of alternative routes and helped simplify construction in the available space.

With a focus on community and needs-specific care, the new Opal Aged Care facility will provide a place where residents can live the life they want.

At a Glance

Offices
Client
  • Principal Healthcare Finance
Architect
Silver Thomas Hanley
Award
2019 Master Builders-Bankwest Excellence in Construction Award – Best Aged Care Building $20 – $50M
Meet Our Team

Prasanna Suraweera, Sustainability Section Manager, Australian Discipline Leader, Director

There are a thousand sustainability options out there and I love finding the right path to meet the client’s needs.
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Mark Price, Senior Energy & Electrical Project Engineer, Associate Director

I'm an engineering project leader that looks to convert technically complex challenges into easy-to-understand solutions.
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Andrew Wakelam, Mechanical Section Manager, Principal

I’m a people person—I thrive on the collaborative process with both the project design team and between the disciplines at Stantec.
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Erika Voges, Hydraulic Project Engineer

I relish the collaborative process between disciplines and professions, working together towards a robust, efficient solution.

Prasanna Suraweera

Sustainability Section Manager, Australian Discipline Leader, Director

Mark Price

Senior Energy & Electrical Project Engineer, Associate Director

Andrew Wakelam

Mechanical Section Manager, Principal

Erika Voges

Hydraulic Project Engineer

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