Building Progress

Photo Galleries | Updated 4 weeks ago

Heritage buildings in the background, dirt that has been levelled in the foreground The area facing James Street is levelled ready for major construction
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Flat ground with sand on it, heritage buildings in the background, cloudy sky The ground is levelled
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A large drill lays horizontally on the ground, a crane in the background and heritage buildings The auger comes to site ready for soil investigations
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A drill going into the ground, a pile of earth in front, heritage buildings in the background The auger drill conducting soil investigations to determine water table and soil quality
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Two men in high vis vests hold shovels ready to ceremonially dig up earth (turning the first sod)Premier Mark McGowan and Culture and Arts Minister David Templeman turn the first sod
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Four men in high ves vests and hard hats pose for a photo in front of the foyer of the WA Museum.  A small construction machine with a crane arm is behind them ready to smash the glass foyer. Alec Coles, CEO WA Museum, Chris Palandri, Regional Managing Director Multiplex, Premier McGowan, Minister Templeman at the Turning of the Sod event
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An orange construction machine with a crane arm taps the glass of the foyer which is smashing. The glass foyer is removed.
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A leafy tree hangs over the photo, two heritage buildings are behind. There is blue sky and a gap between the buildings where a glass foyer used to beThe glass foyer is removed from between the Hackett Hall (left) and Jubilee (right) buildings
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A truck with a crane is to the left of the photo.  Concrete pilings are in the foreground with earth behind.  The State Library is in the background.  It's a sunny day with vivid blue skiesThe site is prepared. Soil investigations under way and concrete footings are in place
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Concrete cylinders with reinforced steel stick up out of the earth. A yellow construction machine is in the background, in front of the State Library building. Concrete pilings provide the strong foundations for the New Museum.
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Concrete foundations in a square formation with yellow barriers around them. The foundations being laid
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The cab of a crane is being lifted into the airThe cab of the crane is lifted into place
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A yellow crane sites above a heritage building.  Big white clouds are behind in a blue sky. The crane is on site. This crane has the longest jib in Australia at 105 m in lenght
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Five workers in high vi vests and hard hats bend over and attach reinforced steel together Workers lay the reinforced steel and concrete that will form the ground level
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A concrete wall stands at the background of the photo. A pole is in the foreground.  Scaffold is holding up the structure. The concrete walls start to take shape
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A square concrete box with fencing on the top.  This will be the lift that takes visitors up the Museum. The lift core for the foyer. This will be one of the lifts that takes visitors up the Museum.
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A square concrete box with fencing sits in front of a heritage building. The southern lift core attached to Hackett Hall.
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A concrete slab with reinforced steel. Workers pour concrete onto the slabConcrete is poured on the level one gallery - the Temporary Exhibition space
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A fishbowl look at the upper level gallery slabA fishbowl look at the upper level gallery slab
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a yellow construction truck sits in the middle of the picture. On either side orange cranes are situated next to lift cores (concrete structures)Aerial view of the site looking back towards the State Library
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Six workers in high vis and hard hats stand waiting for concrete to pour.  Two workers holder a hose and pour the concrete into position on the ground. Workers pour concrete for the slab
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Four workers smooth our concrete for a slab.  One man is bending over and drawing a tool over the concrete to smooth it.  The other three workers are waiting to assist.Workers screed the concrete for the ground level slab
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Looking down from above.  Heritage buildings are the left of the photo, a crane in the middle and construction and scaffolding materials to the right. An aerial image of the site
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The heritage Jubilee building sits in the foregound, a big crane is in the middle of the site.  Hackett Hall heritage building sits to the leftThe crane sits in the middle of the site
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Aerial view of the construction site with the buildings of the city in the background The New Museum will have spectacular city views
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An aerial view shows the two lift cores on either side of the siteThe New Museum is coming up out of the ground!
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Aerial view of hte site.  The Beaufort Street heritage building is to the left, crane in the middle and construction of the lifts and galleries is under way. Aerial view of the site.
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