GCA services can be adapted to our clients different needs from developer through to fabricators.  Our practical approach to facade design and logical working style ensures that all aspects of the design is captured.

Facade Engineering

GCA can provide services ranging from a traditional façade consultancy through to a full façade design and delivery management service.
With offices in Australia and China GCA is able to provide engineering design, tender packages, assist in procurement of the  façade on behalf of our clients, recommend the preferred suppliers and unlike most façade engineers provide the detailed design including drawings, 100% factory QA inspections, Logistics services (through our Australian partners),  facade project management and system certification.
Our Area of Expertise:

  • Curtain & window wall
  • GRC cladding systems
  • Frameless glass structures
  • Cladding Systems
  • Steel Structures

Typical Services

Our typical services include:

  1. Façade Delivery Management
  2. Concept designs for façade systems and structural steel
  3. Detailed façade designs
  4. Detailed drawings
  5. Structural calculations
  6. Thermal analysis – U values and SGHC (Window & Therm)
  7. Section J calculations
  8. Wind Loads
  9. BIM
  10. Façade procurement- GCA can tender and recommend the preferred system supplier
  11. Witness visual mock ups and prototype testing
  12. System certification
  13. 100% factory QA service during production
  14. Façade project management from tender all the way through installation and practical completion
  15. Assist in letting and managing logistic packages through our logistic and transport partners in Australia