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Eureka Tower

Identification

Eureka Tower
131515

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
curtain wall
white
dark blue
modernism

Usage

residential

Facts

  • Eureka Tower opened as the second tallest all-residential building in the world, surpassed only by Q1 Tower in Gold Coast City. Residences occupy floors 11 through 80.
  • Eureka Tower has the second highest apartments in the world, its highest being the 87th floor penthouse 278.5 meters above ground level. Only the John Hancock Center in Chicago has apartments higher than this.
  • The two lifts servicing the observation decks will be the fastest in Australia, travelling at nine meters per second and taking just over 30 seconds from the ground floor lobby.
  • Construction cost approximately $500 million (Australian).
  • The Eureka Skydeck on level 88 will be 282 meters above ground level, making it the highest public observatory in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Level 89 of Eureka Tower tower contains a public function space and bar, 285.5 metres above the ground.

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Location

1 Riverside Quay
3006
Australia

Technical Data

975.33 ft
975.33 ft
975.33 ft
969.86 ft
959.09 ft
925.20 ft
223.79 ft
131.20 ft
91
1
2001
Oct 2006
13

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

consultant, developer, elevator consultant, elevator supplier, facade maintenance system supplier, facade supplier, fire protection engineering, flooring supplier, foundation company, general contractor, geotechnical engineering, landscape architect, lighting consultant, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, wind surveyor