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World Tower

Identification

World Tower
101882

Map

Structure in General

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

Usage

residential

Facts

  • World Tower is the 13th skyscraper to hold the title of Sydney's tallest building. It was also the 10th title holder of Australia's tallest residential building, surpassing Century Tower.
  • This project had several architects since the early 1990's, including Peddle Thorp & Walker.
  • This was the tallest residential tower in the southern hemisphere until completion of Q1 Tower.
  • 78 of the building's 715 units are commercial suites.
  • The elevators equalled the fastest in Australia when built, travelling at 9 meters per second.
  • Level 50 holds a 5 x 25 meter swimming pool (25m x 5m), 155 meters above street level. It was the highest in Australia until the 217-meter high pool on the 74th level of Q1 Tower was completed.
  • World Tower has the most lifts in Australia for an apartment building with a total of 15.

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Location

85 Liverpool Street
2000
Australia

Technical Data

754.64 ft
754.64 ft
721.85 ft
702.10 ft
75
10
2001
2004
9.68 ft
14
720

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

developer, electrical engineering, facade maintenance system supplier, wind surveyor