Tree roots Opera Australia building

When the roots of street trees were suspected of causing damage to a building at Alexandria occupied by Opera Australia, the City of Sydney commissioned Costin Roe Consulting to investigate and report. Like most suburbs of inner Sydney, Alexandria showcases streets lined with trees of considerable size and age. The narrowness of inner-Sydney streets will often mean that trees, […]

Structural crack

All cracks in structures, foundations, and retaining walls should be investigated by a structural engineer. Cracks allow the penetration of moisture and could indicate or lead to serious structural issues. Some cracks appear to be worrisome, yet are nothing to worry about, and can be fixed with a simple cosmetic repair. Other cracks might not […]