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Axiom Apartments

Axiom is an 80 apartments and 3 commercial tenancies development on a 1600 square metre site in Footscray. The building has six apartment levels, ground floor car parking and commercial tenancies, a single basement level, and 112 car spaces over two levels.

Quick Facts

Project Type Apartments and Commercial, Civil
Project Materials Concrete
Construction Budget $10.5 million
Project Size Large
Completed Project Yes
Completion Date 2009

Map Location

51-65 Hopkins St, Footscray, Victoria

Project Team

Developer Caydon Property
Builder Caydon Property
Architect Interlandi Mantesso Architects/Cassisi Architects

Project Description

Axiom is an 80 apartments and 3 commercial tenancies development on a 1600 square metre site in Footscray. The building has six apartment levels, ground floor car parking and commercial tenancies, a single basement level, and 112 car spaces over two levels.

The structure designed by MacLeod Consulting includes:

  • post-tensioned in-situ floors supported on reinforced concrete columns and walls
  • precast concrete stair cores and external walls
  • concrete spray wall (against excavated rock face) retention system with temporary ground anchors
  • lightweight timber and steel beams and column roof structures

Civil design included seepage drainage, roof drainage and water storage for recycling.