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Height: Occupied
292.3 m / 959 ft
 
Height: To Tip
301.3 m / 989 ft
Height: Architectural
297.3 m / 975 ft
 
Eureka Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
285 m / 935 ft
Floors Above Ground
91
Floors Below Ground
1
# of Elevators
13
Top Elevator Speed
9 m/s
Tower GFA
123,000 m² / 1,323,961 ft²
Development GFA
155,000 m² / 1,668,406 ft²
# of Apartments
556
# of Parking Spaces
850

Facts

Official Name Eureka Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Australia
City Melbourne
Street Address & Map 7 Riverside Quay Southbank
Postal Code 3006
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 1999
Construction Start 2001
Completion 2006
Official Website Eureka Skydeck 88
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #131 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #2 Tallest in Oceania
National Ranking #2 Tallest in Australia
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Melbourne

Companies Involved

Owner Strata Title Owners
Developer Eureka Tower
Architect
Design Fender Katsalidis Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Connell Mott MacDonald
MEP Engineer
Design Norman Disney & Young
Project Manager Gallagher Jeffs
Main Contractor Grocon
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Marshall Day Acoustics
• Civil Irwinconsult Pty.
• Cost AECOM
Façade Meinhardt
• Geotechnical Reeds Consulting
• Landscape Tract Consultants
• Quantity Surveyor Rider Hunt International
• Traffic GTA Consultants
• Wind MEL Consultants Pty Ltd
Material Supplier
• Cladding Permasteelisa Group
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
• Paint/Coating AkzoNobel

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH UH/UD 2017 Global Walking Tour
14 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Event Invite

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Melbourne Committee Launches
31 Jul 2013 – Event Report

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Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.
CTBUH Melbourne Committee Launches
31 Jul 2013, Melbourne – Event Report
Close to 70 people attended the meeting where CTBUH representatives from Melbourne presented on the history and mission of the CTBUH, and plans for upcoming events.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab Emirates) at 300 meters, and Eureka…

Global News

Melbourne’s Tallest Building Found to Have Flammable Cladding
1 Apr 2016 – The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has found…

Extreme Gardening Research Progressing On Top Of Melbourne’s Eureka Tower
25 Mar 2015 – For the past eight months, ecological artist Lloyd…

Air Plant Experiment Happening Atop Melbourne’s Eureka Tower
10 Sep 2014 – A biological experiment that aims to measure the…

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Melbourne’s Tallest Building Found to Have Flammable Cladding
1 Apr 2016
The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has found that Melbourne's tallest building – the Eureka Tower – contains small amounts of highly combustible cladding; however,…
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Extreme Gardening Research Progressing On Top Of Melbourne’s Eureka Tower
25 Mar 2015
For the past eight months, ecological artist Lloyd Godman and his team have been breaking new ground on top of Eureka Tower. They have installed eight Tillandsia plants…
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Air Plant Experiment Happening Atop Melbourne’s Eureka Tower
10 Sep 2014
A biological experiment that aims to measure the viability of air plants at skyscraper heights is taking place atop Melbourne’s Eureka Tower. The experiment will measure…
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New Skyscraper May Surpass Melbourne’s Tallest
9 Dec 2013
The Far East Consortium has proposed constructing a four-tower complex at 250 Spencer Street in the center of Melbourne. The site was recently purchased from ISPT, which…
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Video: King Kong Comes to Australian Tower
23 May 2013
Stunt actress Leigh-Anne Vizer posed in the giant hand of King Kong high above the city of Melbourne as part of a PR stunt for the new theater production of King Kong:…

Videos

Interview: Karl Fender
27 Oct 2015 – Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects

Structural Engineering and Sustainability - are These Compatible in Tall Building Design and Construction?
Oct 2011 – Ben Coxon, Aurecon

Tall Buildings Sustainability from the Bottom Up
3 Mar 2008 – Michael Beaven, Arup

Research Papers

Skyscraper Citymaker
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront

A “Flight Manual” for Air Plants
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

Advances in the Structural Design of High-Rise Residential Buildings in Australia
Oct 2007 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York

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Skyscraper Citymaker
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis
Tall buildings can amplify the positive physical and symbolic impact on a city. Fender Katsalidis has been at the forefront of high-density, high-rise residential…
A “Flight Manual” for Air Plants
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III; Lloyd Godman, Ecological Artist; Stuart Jones, Hyder Consulting; Grant Harris, Ironbark Environmental Arboriculture
The green fabric that clothes the earth is fraying. Sadly, through overuse, the garment we depend upon is wearing out. The construction of buildings and urban…
Advances in the Structural Design of High-Rise Residential Buildings in Australia
Oct 2007 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York; Owen Martin, Connell Mott MacDonald
This paper examines developments in the structural design of high rise concrete residential buildings in Australia’s two major cities, Sydney and Melbourne. Reference is…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Research
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab…
Tall Building Design Innovations in Australia
Feb 2001 – CTBUH 2001 6th World Congress, Melbourne; Brian Dean, Owen Martin, David Emery & Peter Chancellor
This paper describes three examples of innovative tall building designs undertaken by the authors' firm in Australasia. These involve the design of building structures up…

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