UniSA – Cancer Research Institute

Operational: February 2018

Project Description: 

The UniSA Cancer Research Institute houses Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB), the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, a major science public outreach initiative Science Creativity Education Studio (SciCEd), the Innovation and Collaboration Centre, and a public museum, MOD.

The building consists of 12 levels plus a mezzanine, lower ground, basement and rooftop plant.

There are nearly 170 individual laboratory rooms and open workspaces from levels 5 to 12 with a future provision on levels 3 and 4.

Our scope: Engineer and commission laboratory airflow control system (LACS) including sustained energy savings through intelligent indoor air quality management (Aircuity), variable volume fume cupboards (Dynaflow)and general exhaust manifold. Fully integrate LACS onto campus wide Building Management and Control System (BMCS) using Tridium Niagara.


Client: A.G. OÇonnor

  • Architect: BVN
  • Engineer: ARUP and KBR
  • Builder: Hansen Yuncken
  • BMS Sub Contractor: Air Con Serve