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Echo Apartments

Echo Apartments

Project Overview
  • Project Echo Apartments

  • Builder Hutchinson Builders

  • Architect Williams Boag Architects

  • Location South Yarra, Victoria

  • Framing Used SBS Smart Frame / Pre-Fabricated Wall Framing

Located in South Yarra, Echo Apartments is another successful project built by Hutchinson Builders.


Despite the tight construction site, steady progress of the project was made possible with the use of pre-fabricated lightweight external wall framing solutions. The SBS Smart Frame system coordinated window frames, flashings and claddings for quick and easy installation.


Large sections were pre-fabricated by SBS Group, delivered and then craned into position. As the building increased in height, the framing created engineered edge form fall protection for pouring of the next slab.


Pre-fabricated and pre-clad lightweight vertical box fins were also installed within the building footprint for faster and easier fixing compared with conventional on site erection.