The skyline of Australian cities is now dotted with towering architectural marvels that serve as functional office spaces. Here are the 7 tallest office buildings in Australia:
1. Q1 – 1,058 feet (322 m)
Located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, the Q1 building is not only Australia’s tallest office building but also one of the largest apartment buildings in the world. Completed in 2005, Q1 stands at an impressive height of 77 storeys.
Q1 houses several businesses including restaurants and stores on its lower floors while the top section holds luxury apartments for residents who fancy a bird’s-eye view of their city.
2. Eureka Tower – 975 feet (297 m)
Eureka Tower rises magnificently above Melbourne as Australia’s second tallest building and features top-class offices with stunning views of Melbourne’s central business district.
Completed in 2006 after four years of construction, it has approximately 110 floors and uses mixed material consisting mostly of glass panels fitted into aluminum frames that cover steel structural elements to provide sleekness and stability.
3. Chifley Tower – 700 feet (244m)
Located at Sydney’s financial center district, Chifley tower comprises premium-grade commercial offices spread across sixty-five levels above ground level and three basement car parking levels.
This impressive structure completed construction In October 1992 featuring a reinforced concrete facade lined with granite tiles which features unique trapezoidal framing that provides structural support against wind loads common around Australia’s coastal cities.
4. Aurora Place – 656 feet (200m)
Located adjacent to Sydney’s Circular Quay Precinct, Aurora Place was designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop-Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects in partnership. It Hosts a mix-used development, consisting majorly of commercial spaces on upper floors and retail shops line below its podium level designed specifically to impose minimum geometrical impact on the environment.
5. Rialto Towers – 656 feet (251m)
Located in Melbourne, Rialto Towers houses over 50 corporate and commercial tenants throughout its building which consist of more than 55 stories. It was Designed by Gerard De Preu Architects & Perrott Lyon Mathieson, and Developed by IRM.
The Rialto Headquarters also features a shopping center that offers a great variety of stores to help you accomplish all your shopping errands in one location.
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6. Deutsche Bank Place – 561 feet (171m)
Standing at sixty-two storeys tall, the state-of-art Deutsche Bank Place is among Sydney’s most visually appealing office structures today.
Designed based on triangular-shaped colliding cylindrical towers that minimize glare and light pollution; ensuring that available sunlight can reach the surrounding area throughout the day with no adverse effect.
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7. Brookfield Place Perth – 554 feet (169m)
Brookfield place has become an essential part of Perth’s city skyline and architecture, standing at Fifty-three-story skyscraper Home to more than twenty-five floors of broad class AAA office space featuring custom-designed spaces for high-end clients.
The Department of Environment Regulation occupies parts of two floors from brookfields place – created with lift-core inter-leaving structure designed to achieve maximum space efficiency whilst maintaining enhanced levels of aesthetic appeal.