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Oaks Liberty Towers Apartments

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Identification

Oaks Liberty Towers Apartments
Liberty Towers
169572

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
white
modernism

Usages

residential condominium serviced apartments

Facts

  • Liberty Towers was awarded the prestigious High Commendation Award in the Commercial projects category for Professional Excellence, by the Australian Institute of Building .
  • Liberty Towers was awarded the Professional Excellence Award for Residential Construction in the $50m - $100m category by the Australian Institute of Building.
  • This development was awarded the prestigious Building Excellence Award in the High Rise Accommodation category for 2005 by the Master Builders Association (MBA).
  • A ground breaking ceremony was celebrated on July 14, 2002 to mark the beginning of construction.
  • During the construction of the 4 level underground carpark over 26 000 cubic metres of material was removed.
  • Liberty Towers includes 14 luxury penthouses, each having its own roof terrace level incorporating spa, lap pool, and a barbeque and bar area.
  • In order to reduce construction time by 3 months the builder, Baulderstone Hornibrook, employed the 'top down' construction method, which involved building the 4 level basement at the same time as the above-ground structure.
  • In digging the 4-level underground carpark, particular difficulties were encountered as the water table is only 1.5m below the surface; to solve this problem several de-watering spears were used on the site.
  • A common area on the first level features a large pool, spa, gymnasium and sauna.
  • Liberty Towers is the largest residential building in South Australia in terms of gross floor area .
  • Liberty Towers was awarded the 2005 ACEA Award for Excellence.
  • This development was originally proposed as a 355 room four star hotel, however such plans were rejected by the City of Holdfast Bay primarily due to parking concerns.
  • The civil contractors for Liberty Towers (McMahon Services Australia) was awarded the 2004 SA Case Earth Award for Construction Excellence.

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Location

25-31 Colley Terrace
25 Colley Terrace at Anzac Highway
5045
Adelaide
South Australia
Australia

Technical Data

145.34 ft
9.84 ft
13
4
2002
2004
373
$78,000,000

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