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Torbreck Home Apartments

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Identification

Torbreck Home Apartments
108611

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
international style

Usages

residential

Facts

  • The tower was the second building in Australia to use the reinforced concrete construction method.
  • An observation lounge is situated on the roof of the building giving residents panoramic views of Brisbane.
  • Torbreck was surpassed by North Sydney's Blues Point Tower Apartments in 1961 as Australia's tallest residential building.
  • This building is heritage Listed.
  • Torbreck was Brisbane's tallest residential tower from 1960-91 until surpassed by Stradbroke Tower.
  • Torbreck Home Apartments was the tallest building in Queensland when completed in 1960.

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Location

182 Dornoch Terrace
182 Dornoch Terrace
4101
Highgate Hill
South Side
Brisbane
Queensland
Australia

Technical Data

246.06 ft
223.10 ft
203.41 ft
213.25 ft
20
1958
1960

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