Vipac

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For the VIPAC family of power systems, see Vicor Corporation.
Vipac Engineers & Scientists
Industry Automotive; building and infrastructure; defence; transport; railway; mining; power; oil and gas, consumer appliance testing
Founded 1973
Headquarters 279 Normanby Road
Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Area served Worldwide
Employees 240 (Aug 2013)
Website http://www.vipac.com.au

Vipac Engineers & Scientists Limited is a multidisciplinary consultancy.[1] The company has 240 staff and offices in Australia, Asia, the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Vipac is active in the automotive, building and infrastructure, defence, transport, railway, mining, power, oil, gas and consumer appliance industries.

History[edit]

Founded in 1973 by four engineers, the name ‘Vipac’ signifies the firm’s core competencies at the time; vibration (vi), pressure (p) and acoustics (ac). In 2013, Vipac celebrates 40 years of operation.

Timeline of notable projects[edit]

Global

2011 - 2013, Kellett School, Kowloon Bay Campus, Hong Kong[2]

2008 - 2012, Changi Business Park, Singapore

2007 - 2012, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore[3]

2012, Ciputra World Theatre, Jakarta

2012, Hong Kong Maritime Museum

2012, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

2008 - 2010, Saadiyat Island Park Hyatt Resort

2010, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, world's tallest hotel

2010, Biopolis, Singapore

2005 - 2008, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, world's tallest building

2008, Dubai Pearl

2008, Bahrain City Centre

2008, Al Bustan Palace Hotel, Oman

2007, Karachi Financial Towers, Pakistan

2007, Central Park Jakarta, world’s eighth largest building

2007, Scotts Tower, Singapore

2007, Reflections at Keppel Bay, Singapore

2004 - 2007, Raffles Dubai

2006 - 2007, Jafza Convention Centre Dubai

2006, Jebel Ali Convention Centre Complex

2003, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

2002, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok

1982 - 1983, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Asia's first IMAX Theatre

Local

2012, Lilli Apartments[4]

2010, Hamer Hall, Melbourne

2011, Waterfront City, Melbourne Docklands

2007 Westfield Penrith (formerly Penrith Plaza)[5]

2005 - 2007, Harpa Apartments, Little Bay[6]

2006 - 2011, Darwin City Waterfront

2010, Melbourne Cricket Ground

2010, Bourke Junction, Melbourne

2009 - 2010, Perth Arena

2009, Etihad Stadium now known as Docklands Stadium

2009, Centrepoint Tower Redevelopment, Sydney

2005 - 2008, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

2007 - 2008, One Shelley Street's Macquarie Group Building, Sydney

2005 - 2008, District Court Building, Perth

2005-2006 and 2008, Darwin Convention Centre

2006- 2007 Port Adelaide redevelopment, Marina Cove[7]

2005, Southern Cross railway station, Melbourne

2000- 2003 Mondrian Apartments[8]

2000, Alice Springs Convention Centre

1999, Adelaide Convention Centre

Awards[edit]

2011 Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Merit Award

2010 Green Mark for Building Award, Millenium Residence, Sukhumvit, Thailand[9]

2009 Green Mark for Credit Suisse[10]

2009 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), Environmental Excellence Award

2009 ACARP Research Excellence Award

2000 Australian Engineering Achievers Group Award

1999 National Engineering Excellence Award for Innovation (AusIndustry)

1999 Victorian Engineering Excellence Award, The Industrial Development Award (The Institution of Engineers, Australia)

1999 National Engineering Excellence Award for Excellence in Research & Development (AusIndustry)

1999 National Building & Construction Award, National Export Award- Material

1997 Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE-A Excellence Award

1992 Australian Acoustical Society, Excellence in Acoustics Award

Subsidiaries[edit]

  • Gas Technology Services (GTS) Pty Ltd
  • Trackside Intelligence (Track IQ™) Pty Ltd
  • Autotest Products Pty Ltd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HOME - Vipac Engineers & Scientists". Vipac.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  2. ^ "The Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) 香港綠色建築議會 - HKIA CPD Supplier Series". HKGBC. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Vipac - Free Seminar Invitation" (PDF). Aces.org.sg. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  4. ^ "Lilli Apartments". Australian Design Review. 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  5. ^ "Westfield Penrith" (PDF). Ancr.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  6. ^ "Harpa Apartments, Little Bay - Architecture Gallery - Australian Institute of Architects, The Voice of Australian Architecture". Dynamic.architecture.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  7. ^ "Marina Cove" (PDF). Ancr.com. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  8. ^ "Mondrian Apartments - Architecture Gallery - Australian Institute of Architects, The Voice of Australian Architecture". Dynamic.architecture.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  9. ^ "Green Mark for Buildings Award" (PDF). Bca.gov.sg. Retrieved 20144-02-03. 
  10. ^ "The Award (BCA Green Mark)" (PDF). Bca.gov.sg. Retrieved 2014-02-03.