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World Tower

Identification

World Tower
101882

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Structure in General

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

Usages

residential

Facts

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Location

85 Liverpool Street
2000
World Square
City of Sydney
Sydney
New South Wales
Australia

Technical Data

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

Involved Companies

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