Structural Design of an Aluminium & Glass Façade for the Royal Como High-Rise

Project Structural Design of Aluminium and Glass Curtain Wall Façade for the Royal Como High-Rise Apartment Building
Client Prism Facades
Project Value > $100M
Project Overview The Royal Como is an elegant 20-storey silver tower that gracefully curves and ripples, reflecting the light, water and movement of clouds across the sky at 663 Chapel Street, South Yarra.
JJR Involvement The client required design and certification services for an aluminium and glass curtain wall for the 20-storey Royal Como residential apartment building in Chapel Street, Melbourne.

The scope of works involved a design of the following components:

  • Design criteria and structural loading;
  • Glass components designed to AS1288 Glass in buildings – Selection and installation; and
  • Aluminium components designed to AS1664.2 Aluminium structures – Allowable stress design.

Upon completion of the design a Design Certificate was provided in accordance with the Victorian Building Act 1993 (Regulation 1507) by our Registered Building Practitioner (Engineer Civil).