JMG has increased its town planning capabilities with Adam Smee and Gabrielle Priest joining the team.
JMG Rotary Bushfire Relief Appeal GOAL SMASHED!
We are very proud to have raised over $4,000 dollars this week for the Rotary Bushfire Relief Appeal – blitzing our goal of $3k.
Thank you to our wonderful staff for digging deep and supporting the great work done by Rotary.
The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is an internationally recognised art museum near Hobart. The museum houses over 1900 artistic works, ancient, modern and contemporary, from a private collection. The central themes of the museum are sex and death and has been described by its owner as ” a subversive adult Disneyland”.
MONA was built within the Moorilla Winery and is largely housed within the Berriedale Peninsula on which it stands. From the outside, it is a single story building that leads to a spiral staircase, which descends through three large display areas also used for public performances.
JMG has been very active with developments at MONA from the initial design and building of the museum to recent projects including –
- Spectra, the light beams in the foreground of the photo which were used with the Dark Mofo festival
- Pharos, the triangular extension to the building, access to which is through a light tunnel, also holds a restaurant and meeting area, as well as art works
- In the right of the photo is the exhibition built to the design approved by James Tyrell, an internationally recognised designer of light installations.
Client: Kemp and Denning Limited
Year: 2013 – current
JMG worked with Kemp and Denning Limited to develop a 114-lot residential subdivision of over 10 ha at the former K&D brickworks site in Lenah Valley.
JMG’s planners prepared the development application and have successfully obtained planning approval from Hobart City Council.
The subdivision incorporates Hobart City Council’s open space vision by linking the Lenah Valley Primary School with a new 1.4 ha of public open space (former quarry). Dedicated bike lanes and a path network will be used to connect the main open space to Giblin Street and though the site.
JMG designed infrastructure including stormwater, water, sewers and roads, and completed environmental assessments.
The Sorell Irrigation Scheme was awarded a High Commendation in the Project Infrastructure category of the 2016 Tasmanian Australian Engineering Excellence Awards (AEEA).
The project was delivered by Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd with Hazell Bros. Group, JMG Engineers & Planners, and Cromarty.
JMG Engineers & Planners provided hydraulic modelling, transient analysis and design for the 3 pump stations, Rekuna Dam, numerous property outlets, and around 84 km of irrigation pipelines up to 630 mm diameter including the River Derwent crossing. The JMG team are pictured with the award certificate.
JMG were commissioned by A-MAZE-ING Group to revitalise the Richmond Maze site.
The project involves the demolition of the existing structures and construction of a new, multi-faceted tourism operation with generous parking facilities. The Maze will include a wooden maze, a hedge maze, restaurant facilities and function centre, and various eateries including a wine and whisky bar. The redevelopment will also enhance the ecological value of the existing watercourse through the site.
Our role included preparation of all planning, structural and civil aspects of the development. We have successfully gained planning and detailed design approvals for the project.
On Christmas Eve 2015, a serious fire devastated the landmark Reliquaire building in Latrobe. With a real sense of déjà vu (JMG also attended the 2007 Myer building fire in Hobart), JMG were requested by Latrobe Council to attend site urgently to provide structural advice during the final fire efforts and demolition processes. Rob Brunning attended the site on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day along with the Fire Incident Team and provided advice that would allow not only a safe demolition, but early access to the fire investigators. These situations are full of urgency and demonstrate JMG’s ability to respond quickly and make quick decisions under pressure.