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Eureka Tower

Identification

Eureka Tower
131515

Map

Structure in General

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

Usages

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.
  • Bis April 2005 werden im Eureka Tower 463 Luxusappartements entstehen.
  • Der Eureka Tower wird ab 2005 das höchste Wohngebäude der Welt sein.
  • Zwei besondere Hochgeschwindigkeitsaufzüge Skyway erschliessen das 300 Meter hohe Gebäude mit einer Geschwindigkeit von 9 Metern pro Sekunde. Sie sind das Kernstück eines kompletten vertikalen Transportsystems, das zu einem Auftragswert von rund 8 Millionen US $ in das Neubauvorhaben installiert wird.

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Location

1 Riverside Quay
3006
Southbank
Southbank
Melbourne
Victoria
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

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
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