"Whenever and wherever societies have flourished and prospered rather than stagnated and decayed, creative and workable cities have been at the core of the phenomenon."
Revitalising our urban environments strengthens the social, economic and ecological performance of cities, contributing to their greater prosperity, resilience and global competitiveness.
The outcome is the creation of inclusive, diverse and vibrant urban places, where homes are close to jobs and transport, and essential and preferential needs are met by well-planned social, cultural and low carbon infrastructure. The overall result is improved productivity and quality of life for the city’s residents.
We provide services across the eastern seaboard of Australia, coordinating and leading technical teams for some of the country’s largest urban transformation projects.
The restoration of historic Princes Pier in Port Melbourne, which is listed in the Victorian Heritage Register, revived a redundant state-owned landmark into a modern, serviced and flexible public space.
The award-winning project involved removing the existing deck structure, reconstructing 196 metres of pier, including repairing piles to support a new concrete deck, refurbishing the gatehouse and constructing a sculptural timber centrepiece.
Ontoit was appointed as the project Superintendent and client-side representative to provide services ranging from project case development, through to project, design, contract and stakeholder management, project scoping and leading the expressions of interest process to identify innovative opportunities to activate this his ...read more
The Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne's north is one of the city's most popular and beautiful landmarks.
The Federal Government has committed $20 million towards protecting and promoting this world heritage-listed site which is one of the world’s oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. The scope of works include façade restoration and repairs to the dome and building joinery. Ontoit was appointed by Museum Victoria to provide project management services as project director and superintendent. Our key responsibilities included strategic advice in relation to complex heritage works within an operational building, procurement, obtaining permit applications, coordinating ...read more
City to the Lake is a visionary idea to transform Canberra’s city centre and enhance its significance as the National Capital.
It will extend the city towards Lake Burley Griffin, connecting it to its central parklands. The ontoit team carried out a feasibility assessment of the overall master plan. The work culminated in an implementation plan that highlighted steps to prioritise parts of the program. It also outlined the approach and processes required to identify potential risks for this complex and exciting project, which caters for 15,000 new residents in the next 20 years.
St Kilda Triangle, a 15,000m² Crown land site next to iconic landmarks Luna Park and the Palais Theatre.
After extensive consultation in 2012, the City of Port Phillip released a vision and framework to consider multiple concepts for the precinct. Council recommended the site consider cultural connections, support the Palais Theatre, include a park and improve the pedestrian crossing across the adjacent busy road, Jacka Boulevard. In 2015, Ontoit (then ISG Projects) was engaged to deliver a road map defining the way forward for council including steps required to prepare, finalise and implement a master plan through a codesign process with the community.
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