Macquarie University

Project Details

Project Budget: $7M

Sector: Education

Services Rendered: Project Management Services across Strategic Planning and Implementation phases.

Completion Date: December 2019

Design: Umov Lai, InDesign & Alder Technology

Contractor: TBC

Campus Wide Audio Visual Upgrade

This strategic program of works was aimed at providing an upgrade to all analogue audio-visual system over 90 teaching spaces across 10 buildings in the campus.

The program was approved to roll out over a 2-year period in various stages of implementation to meet the University’s live occupied environment needs.

Empire were engaged to provide project management services across strategic planning and implementation phases.

The Challenges

The key challenges for the project included working in a live environment with multiple stakeholders, and programming of works within a limited window of opportunity (semester breaks and non-teaching periods).

The Solutions

Strategic planning of the project ocurred across a 2-year period to minimise disruption to the University’s live environment needs.

The Outcomes

The results have provided intuitive and user-friendly state-of-the-art AV systems to facilitate the University’s teaching and learning pedagogy with current technology. The audio-visual anologue system upgrade to digital was also achieved successfully.

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