New Quay, Docklands Melbourne
Features: The $1 billion residential development includes a five hectare residential and parkland area along Victoria harbour, delivering over 1,000 homes to approximately 2,500 people in the City of Melbourne.
Vipac’s role: To span a dozen buildings and surrounds in order to run wind tunnel testing on the area for local wind speed prediction.
Challenge: To predict and control the likely wind conditions in these important public boulevard areas, making up the north face of Melbourne’s Docklands.
Benefit: Ensured pedestrian safety and comfort through assessments and design recommendations.