Fine Art in Aluminium at Modello Apartments in New Farm

PROJECT: Modello Apartments, New Farm
VALUE OF JOB: $15 Million
CONTRACT VALUE: $120 Thousand
CONTRACTOR: Blackwatch Projects
SCOPE OF WORK:Aluminium balustrades, handrails, metal feature fig tree and aluminum security screens.

The Modello Apartments building project was managed by one of Brisbane’s leading medium sized construction and property development companies,BlackwatchProjects. Modelloisa boutique development of 40 luxury apartments over four levels in Brisbane’s iconic New Farm. At the centre of this project was the unique design of a “fig tree screen”, which has 3 layers of sheet and lighting behind it. AMA collaborated with TW Fine Art, Red Door Architecture, Silver Stone Developments & Blackwatch Projects to come up with the design, manufacture and installation of it this amazing unique piece of art, created for the building industry.

AMA were engaged to provide many of the attributes of the Modello Apartments and the design and construction of the fig tree completed what was an amazing piece of industry art. Although the tree is the focal point of the Modello building, the aluminium balustrades, handrails and aluminum security screens all add to the overall quality of this project.

AMA have used their new CNC Router for this project and the accuracy at which is cuts as well as the flexibility of the machine to create individual designs, ensures that quality work such as “The Modello Fig Tree” is achievable and gives the customer the wow factor they are looking for. Alex Bond, Contract Administrator at Blackwatch Projects said about working with AMA, “Sam and the team at AMA were extremely efficient. Time lines were met without issue, the products they produce are of superior quality and there were minimal defects throughout this project. All of those things help to keep the project running smoothly”.

Alex goes on to explain, “There were no problems I recall at all when working with AMA, they were very professional and delivered, that’s what counts”. Blackwatch Projects have used AMA for many of their other projects and said they would continue to do so. They referred to AMA and the products they produce as simply, “High quality”. Alex Bond also said he would definitely recommend AMA to other building industry professionals and is looking forward to future projects on the horizon.

Alex Bond
Contract Administrator at Blackwatch Projects

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