Part of the extensive health development in Adelaide, construction of the Adelaide Medical Nursing School (AMNS), is underway with the $130 million project set to be complete by February 2017. Contractor Brighton Australia has been tasked with delivering the nursing school and is working with builders’ Lend Lease and Lyons Architects. Rondo was called upon to supply our market leading Seismic Wall and Ceiling Systems and full technical suite of Rondo design based on the projects requirement to meet Level 3 category seismic design.
Rondo’s Seismic products within each system included DUO® Perimeter Trim Sliding Clip (Rondo 850), KEY-LOCK® TCR Seismic Joiner (Rondo 865) and Seismic plenum braces. With the KEY-LOCK® Seismic Concealed Ceiling System, two-side fixed, free wall perimeter connections and Rondo 141 Wall Track (1.15BMT to suit 129 Furring Channel) was used. For active movement and to allow for extra movement during potential seismic events, Seismic hinges were applied to the fire-rated stud walls which included the use of Rondo 92 x 0.70BMT Seismic Slotted Deflection Head Track. Our technical designs specified wall and ceiling systems to accommodate the seismic treatments, components and applications on 13 levels of the project, including: