Project Description

Client:

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Project Value:

$415 million

Project Design:

Denton Corker Marshall

Contractor:

PT Leighton Contractors Indonesia and PT Total Bangun Persada

The largest and record-breaking Australian Embassy building is being cost managed by WT Partnership Australia and will open in Jakarta, Indonesia this June.

The new Australian Embassy compound will be the most expensive Commonwealth building built outside of Australia. Records have been broken constructing the Embassy, including relocating four mature Banyan trees, which is the biggest transplanting effort recognised by the Indonesian Guinness Book of Records.

WT Partnership have provided full cost management for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade during the construction of the $415 million Denton Corker Marshall designed project. PT Leighton Contractors Indonesia and PT Total Bangun Persada were also involved in the project’s construction.

The 50,000 sqm building is the largest Commonwealth Embassy with state-of-the-art security, environmentally sustainable design, and has been purpose built to withstand the effects of an earthquake (allowing for building movement of 600mm in any direction).

The site is located in central Jakarta and provides office, residential and recreational accommodation for Australian government departments including Foreign Affairs, Federal Police, Austrade, Customs, Attorney General and others.