Sydney Facts

Population 4,627,345 (2011)
Area 12,145 km² • 4,689 mi²
150m+ Buildings 34 Completed6 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Chifley Tower (244 m)
Global Ranking #36 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #2 in Oceania by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #2 in Australia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Australia Square Tower (1967)
Average Building Age 20 years
Most Common Function Office, 63%
Most Common Material Concrete, 76%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Crown Sydney Hotel and Resort 2020 271 m
2   Chifley Tower 1992 244 m
3   Citigroup Centre 2000 243 m
4   Deutsche Bank Place 2005 240 m
5   Sydney Greenland Centre 2019 237 m
6   World Tower 2004 230 m
7   MLC Centre 1977 228 m
8   Governor Phillip Tower 1993 227 m
9   Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude 2004 222 m
10   Aurora Place 2000 219 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   505 George Street 2024 274 m
2   Crown Sydney Hotel and Resort 2020 271 m
3   Circular Quay Tower 2021 263 m
4   338 Pitt Street - 260 m
5   One Sydney Harbour (Tower 1) - 247 m
6   Chifley Tower 1992 244 m
7   Citigroup Centre 2000 243 m
8   Deutsche Bank Place 2005 240 m
9   Sydney Greenland Centre 2019 237 m
10   Ritz Carlton @ The Star 2021 232 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water
20 Jul-7 Oct 2018 – Event Invite

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: Opal Tower
19 Sep 2018 – Event Invite

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Sydney

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report
This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.
CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 280 George Street
20 Jun 2018, Sydney – Event
The CTBUH Sydney Committee hosted the second installment of the 2018 Design Excellence Series, a discussion of the competition design thinking for 280 George Street.
Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park
28 Mar 2018, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Sydney Committee relaunched its Design Excellence series with an event examining the competition entries for One Sydney Park.
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
30 Oct-3 Nov 2017, Sydney – Conference
With its 230-year history in urban development, Sydney is at the nexus of much of the current debate about cities, such as density vs. suburbanization and infrastructure vs. urban life.
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
30 Oct-3 Nov 2017, Sydney – Conference
We have a responsibility to ensure that permanent urban structures engender a future-oriented urban response to the greatest challenges of our time.
CTBUH 2017 Conference Daily Highlights
29 Oct-3 Nov 2017, Sydney – Conference Activity Report
From October 29 to November 3, over 1,000 delegates convened in Australia to discuss the most important themes in the tall building industry.
CTBUH-IIT Design Research Studio Student 2017 Conference Tour
28 Oct-3 Nov 2017, Sydney – Tour Report
Students from the 2017–2018 CTBUH-IIT design research studio attended the 2017 CTBUH International Conference and toured Sydney.
David Malott Passes the CTBUH Chairman’s Gavel to Steve Watts
31 Oct 2017, Sydney – Conference Activity Report
On the second day of the 2017 Australia Conference, all conference delegates gathered in Sydney to see Steve Watts sworn in as the next chairman of CTBUH.
6th Annual CTBUH International Student Design Competition
31 Oct 2017, Sydney – CTBUH Research
The winner and final rankings for the CTBUH International Student Design Competition, kindly sponsored by Woods Bagot, were determined at the 2017 CTBUH Conference in Australia.
Passivhaus for High-Rise Workshop Meets at 2017 CTBUH Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH Passivhaus for High-Rise Workshop, supported by the Australian Passive House Association, convened at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.
CTBUH Seismic Working Group Workshop Talks Industry Developments
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
During the CTBUH 2017 Conference, the CTBUH Seismic Working Group Workshop welcomed a handful of industry experts to discuss the latest advances in performance-based seismic design.
CTBUH Trustees Hold 18th Meeting at 2017 Australia Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Board of Trustees convened for the second time in 2017, just prior to the Australia Conference. This meeting marked a few significant changes to the Board.
Skyscraper Summit Warms Sydney Up for CTBUH 2017
18 Aug 2017, Sydney – Event Report
A joint venture between the Urban Taskforce and CTBUH delivered a successful “warm-up” event in advance of the CTBUH 2017 Conference in Australia on August 18, 2017.
Lendlease Confirmed as Diamond Sponsor
11 Jul 2017, Sydney – Conference Activity
CTBUH is pleased to announce that Lendlease has confirmed as a Diamond Sponsor and Networking Reception Host of the 2017 Conference.
Register Now Before Rates Go Up
22 May 2017, Sydney – Conference Activity
The Early Bird Registration Deadline for CTBUH 2017 is just a few days away: Friday, May 26. Register now before rates go up.
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 Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia
7-9 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.
CTBUH 'UH'PDATE October 2016
4 Oct 2016, Toronto – CTBUH News
The fourth issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE provides information on some of the early events and studies of the Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee.
Global Twilight Walking Tours
25 Aug 2016, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH UH/UD Committee organized its third annual Global Walking Tours in 13 cities around the world, examining public spaces in a twilight setting.
Ken Shuttleworth: A Journey of Design and Discovery
17 Aug 2016, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Sydney held a collaborative event with UNSW Built Environment, welcoming British architect Ken Shuttleworth, founder of Make, to Australia.
60 Martin Place
9 Mar 2016, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH New South Waleskicked off 2016 with it's first event to celebrate the design excellence of Investa Properties’ new tower at 60 Martin Place
Powerhouse Museum Celebrates Engineering Excellence
12 Feb-11 Jan 2016, Sydney – Event
World class innovation in the field of engineering will be on show in this annual exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum from February 12, 2015.
Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.
How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?
1 Sep 2015, Brisbane – Event Report
CTBUH Australia held its first national symposium in Brisbane entitled “How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?” where both local and international speakers presented.
Ivan Harbour on Design Excellence
29 Jul 2015, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Sydney welcomed Ivan Harbour, of Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners, to share his thoughts and experiences with international design excellence competitions.
Design Excellence Series: 130 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
24 Jun 2015, Sydney – Event Report
The fourth Design Excellence event hosted by CTBUH NSW was held on June 24, featuring a discussion by the short-listed architects of the 130 Elizabeth Street competition
CTBUH Sydney 2015 Opening Event - Design Excellence
29 Apr 2015, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH in New South Wales held its opening event for 2015, which was a continuation of the Design Excellence in Sydney, along with a special evening hosted by HASSELL.
CTBUH ’UH’PDATE April 2015
28 Apr 2015, Toronto – CTBUH News
The third issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE 2015 goes over the Parramatta analysis plan, abstracts for CTBUH New York Conference and the committee member's involvement around the world.
CTBUH ’UH’PDATE April 2015
28 Apr 2015, Toronto – CTBUH News
The third issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE 2015 goes over the Parramatta analysis plan, abstracts for CTBUH New York Conference and the committee member's involvement around the world.
CTBUH Australia Hosts Urban Regeneration Seminar
12 Mar 2015, Brisbane – Event Report
More than 100 people attended the presentation on One Central Park, the first of CTBUH Australia's Urban Regeneration Breakfast Seminars.
Design Excellence at Greenland Centre
23 Jul 2014, Sydney – Event Report
The Sydney Committee hosted its second successful event exploring Design Excellence with five leading architects presenting their schemes for the Greenland Centre.
CTBUH in NSW Holds Launch Event
30 Apr 2014, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH in New South Wales, Australia, launched with an evening event at 8 Chifley Square - one of Sydney's newest iconic tall buildings.
Christoph Ingenhoven Explains the Necessity for High-Rises
12 Jun 2013 – Conference Video & PPT
Christoph Ingenhoven presents his point of view regarding the necessity of high-rises in cities. He discusses a wide range of built projects, including one of the first ecological high-rises, the RWE…
1 Bligh Street Chosen as Featured Building
Mar 2013, Sydney – Featured Tall Building
While not the tallest building on Sydney’s skyline, 1 Bligh Street stands out for its many sustainability features, including a double-skin curtain wall.
ingenhoven architects presents on 1 Bligh Street
18 Oct 2012, Chicago – Awards Event
Bruce McDonald, DEXUS Property Group, and Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects, present on the 2012 Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia, 1 Bligh Street.
ingenhoven architects Presents on 1 Bligh Street
18 Oct 2012 – Awards Symposium Video & PPT
Sydney’s central business district was transformed by 1 Bligh Street’s elliptical tower, which offers tenants several ground-breaking technological advances. The centerpiece is Australia’s tallest…
Green or Grey - The Aesthetics of Tall Building Sustainability
9-15 Nov 2008, Brisbane – Event Report
Antony Wood, Executive Director of CTBUH, reports on his visit to Australia after a week of seminars and meetings.
Building Tours Accompanying Meetings with ACTBUH
9-15 Nov 2008, Brisbane – Tour Report
During his week in Australia Executive Director Antony Wood had a chance to visit many of the tall buildings, including Riverside Center, Aurora Place, and Governor Philip Tower.
1973 Sydney Conference: Planning and Design of Tall Buildings
13-17 Aug 1973, Sydney – Conference
The 1973 Conference on Planning and Design of Tall Buildings was held in in Sydney, Australia for a 5 day event.

Global News

Sydney’s ARC by Crown Group’s Serviced Apartments to Open by Mid-October 2018
17 Sep 2018 – A Skye Suites-branded serviced apartment offering…

Sydney's Martin Place Development Going Forward
13 Sep 2018 – A financial group has signed a deal with the New…

28-Story Residential Building Completes in Sydney’s Green Square Town Center
6 Aug 2018 – A 28-story residential building has reached…

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Sydney's Martin Place Development Going Forward
13 Sep 2018
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28-Story Residential Building Completes in Sydney’s Green Square Town Center
6 Aug 2018
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Two Multi-Tower Residential Developments Lodged in Sydney’s Parramatta Suburb
3 Aug 2018
Development applications for a US$170 million project and a US$50 million project have been filed in the western Sydney area of Parramatta. Proposals include multiple…
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Architects Selected for Sydney’s Newest Residential High-Rise
19 Jul 2018
A 80-story tower is planned to rise over a cinema complex in Sydney, following the appointment of the project’s architects. The mixed-use building is expected to cost $1…
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Two Towers Proposed to Replace Office Building in Sydney’s St Leonards Precinct
10 Jul 2018
A developer has proposed building two high-rises in St Leonards, a suburb north of Sydney. The towers would rise 63 and 45 stories, and could contain as many as 1,187 new…
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Second Timber Office Tower Approved for Sydney’s Barangaroo South
8 Jun 2018
A proposed timber office tower has been approved at Barangaroo South in Sydney. The project will consist of 10,000 square meters of commercial floor space and 680 square…
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Western Sydney ‘Aerotropolis’ Gets Public Funding Boost
1 Jun 2018
A new airport city in Sydney will receive a large investment of public funds to create an 'aerotropolis' that includes multiple high-rises, including a new World Trade…
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Developer Wins Approval for Parramatta Skyscraper
23 May 2018
A developer has won approval for a 33-story office tower in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta. Known by its address, 140 George Street, the high-rise will offer office…
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Sydney’s Martin Place Sees Objections from Lord Mayor
14 May 2018
Sydney’s Lord Mayor has expressed concern over the state government’s approval of two towers in historic Martin Place. The AU$637 million project would be built in one of…
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Plan for 1,200 Apartments Launched in Western Sydney Suburb
7 May 2018
A AU$808 million, 1,200 unit master plan for Sydney suburb Merrylands has been green-lit by the Cumberland Council. The development will be called “The Opera” and is…
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Three-Tower Development Coming to Sydney Suburb of Epping
1 May 2018
Construction on a three-tower residential complex proposed for the Sydney suburb of Epping is set to begin in 2019. Rising to 19, 25, and 29 stories, the three towers…
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Developer Gets Green Light for 49-Story Melbourne Skyscraper
17 Apr 2018
A new residential high-rise in Melbourne is now moving forward after the developer modified the tower’s design in order to comply with Victoria’s updated design standards…
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Collins Square Nears Completion in Sydney
12 Apr 2018
The final high-rise in the five-tower Collins Square development in Sydney has topped out. The AU$126 million tower, designed by Woods Bagot and built by Multiplex, has…
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Builder Named for Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney
5 Apr 2018
AMP Capital has commenced construction on its Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney after securing a AU$900 million investment. Multiplex has been appointed to build the 50-story…
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Architect Appointed for Green Square Project in Sydney
4 Apr 2018
A developer has chosen a Japanese architecture firm to design a new 19-story tower in Sydney. The design of the building, which will contain 384 residential units,…
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Metro Martin Place Proposal in Sydney Gains Key Approval
27 Mar 2018
The proposed Martin Place Metro Towers complex in Sydney has gained approval from the state government. The project includes two office towers that would be connected by…
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Sydney Metro Shortlists Three Developers for Victoria Cross Station and Tower
16 Mar 2018
Sydney Metro has short-listed three development groups to build Victoria Cross Station and a 167-meter commercial tower overhead. The project would include a maximum…
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Shortlist of Architects Announced for 505 George Street in Sydney
15 Mar 2018
Six architect teams have been shortlisted for a competition to design what could become one of Sydney’s tallest skyscrapers. The mixed-use tower will include retail,…
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Clarence Street Residential Tower Tops Out in Sydney
12 Mar 2018
A 25-story residential tower has topped out in Sydney’s CBD. The building features 220 apartments and ground-floor retail outlets. The developer has reportedly sold 95…
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31-Story Vertical Garden Sprouts in Sydney
30 Jan 2014
Patric Blanc, whose vertical gardens have garnered worldwide acclaim, has planted his most expansive garden yet at One Central Park, Sydney, where plants climb from the…
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Sydney's Next Tallest Expected to Sell Out
13 Dec 2013
On its very first weekend of sales, more than $AUS 275 million ($US 245 million) of apartments were sold in the 68-story, 252-meter Greenland Center, leading its…
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RSH+P Completes Cross-Braced Building in Sydney CBD
1 Nov 2013
London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed a 34-story office tower in Sydney with criss-crossing red braces on its sides and an elevated terrace cutting…
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York&George Approval Launches Project
29 Oct 2013
The 39-story AU$90 million (US$85.5 million) mixed-use commercial, retail and residential project York & George has been granted development approval. Situated on Sydney'…
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Leighton Launches Latest Tower
20 Aug 2013
Leighton Properties has announced the development of North Sydney's first new commercial building in six years. The 30-story, AU$400 million (US$363 million) development…
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Sydney Hotel Proposal Condensed From Two to One
8 Aug 2013
Developers of a luxury hotel complex at Darling Harbour have erased one high-rise from the plans after complaints that the previous two-tower design blocked views and…
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Sydney Scales Back Darling Harbour
25 Jun 2013
A series of towers as tall as 40 stories and a major town square have been proposed to revamp Sydney's Haymarket as part of a AU$2.5 billion revival of Darling Harbour.…
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High-rise Developers Cater To Families
19 Apr 2013
Developers in Sydney are capitalizing on growing demand from families wanting to live in high-rise buildings. The city's newest apartment towers are beginning to cater to…
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Addressing the Public Realm of High-rise Design
18 Apr 2013
In a recent article, Architecture Source addressed the challenges that face tall building designers. The piece provides examples of successful and unsuccessful solutions…
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Sydney Greenland Center Planned as Australia's Tallest Residential Tower
18 Mar 2013
China’s Greenland Group is making a splashy foray into Australia by aiding Brookfield's ailing 70-story, 240-meter residential project at 115 Bathurst Street, Sydney,…
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Heliostats Make Progress in Australia
13 Feb 2013
Engineering Source looks at the increasingly popular use of heliostats in tall building design in a recent feature article. Heliostats, which are mirrored devices used to…

Videos

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park
28 Mar 2018 – Jeff Morgan, Grimshaw Architects; Penny Fuller, Silvester Fuller; Dario Spralja, Architectus; et al.

The Future of the Workplace
31 Oct 2017 – Robbie Robertson, Deloitte Consulting

The Future of the Workplace
31 Oct 2017 – Cameron Scott, JLL

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CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park
28 Mar 2018 – Other Videos; Jeff Morgan, Grimshaw Architects; Penny Fuller, Silvester Fuller; Dario Spralja, Architectus; et al.
On 28 March, 2018, CTBUH Sydney re-launched their Design Excellence Series with a series of presentations on One Sydney Park, a new luxury residential development.…
The Future of the Workplace
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Robbie Robertson, Deloitte Consulting
As companies continue to occupy dense urban centers, the workplaces therein must constantly evolve across numerous dimensions: tenant demands, overall market shifts,…
The Future of the Workplace
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Cameron Scott, JLL
As companies continue to occupy dense urban centers, the workplaces therein must constantly evolve across numerous dimensions: tenant demands, overall market shifts,…
The Future of the Workplace
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; David Malott, AI.
As companies continue to occupy dense urban centers, the workplaces therein must constantly evolve across numerous dimensions: tenant demands, overall market shifts,…
Downtown High-Rise vs. Suburban Low-Rise Living: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Antony Wood, CTBUH
The presentation covered a significant research project conducted by CTBUH that investigates and compares the sustainability of people’s lifestyles in multiple key areas…
Why Precincts are the Answer to Zero-Carbon Buildings
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Lester Partridge, LCI Australia Pty
Despite great advances in energy efficiency, commercial buildings are still unable to operate without connecting to external grid-based utility energy services. To…
Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
This presentation shares the results of two studies, both completed for the City of Toronto, that focus on helping cities navigate the issues associated with high-rise…
Recasting Highest and Best-Use Property Principles to Drive People-Centric Cities
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Richard Fennell, JLL
This presentation explored the premise that traditional property investment assessment principles must be expanded well beyond economics to consider other vital metrics,…
Critical Subtropical Urban Design Analysis of Brisbane's New Apartment Buildings
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Rosemary Kennedy, Queensland University of Technology
The study drew upon established research to develop review frameworks for urban design quality and climate-responsive architecture. The frameworks confirmed that the city…
Making Livability Pay for Itself
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chris Hayton, Rothelowman
Australia’s population is racing towards 30 million and the density of our cities continues to increase. It is becoming increasingly important that we provide higher…
The Aviation and Property Development Nexus: Aeronautical Impacts of Tall Buildings
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Amin Hamzavian, AvLaw Pty
This presentation focused on the often unknown aviation and aeronautical considerations that architects, developers, and builders of tall structures must comply with from…
Past Forward: How Australian Vertical Urbanism Can Learn from its Tall Building Heritage
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Giorgio Marfella, University of Melbourne
Sketching a comparison between Melbourne and Sydney, this presentation celebrated the evolutionary trajectory of development of vertical urbanism that flourished in…
Designing the Iconic Versus Designing the Connected: Lessons from Australia & New Zealand
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Ian Briggs, Plus Architecture; Jaimin Atkins, Plus Architecture
Comparing the two projects, the presenters explore how large scale rezoning and development can be approached in a sustainable, innovative, and responsible way, through…
Grasping Green Requirements & Gaps in Application
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Alfredo Ramirez, Underwriters Laboratories
This presentation provided a summary of ongoing CTBUH research into existing green requirements. The research identified existing global green requirements and examined…
New Net-Zero Matrix – Including Nature in Tall Buildings
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Luke Leung, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
In the building design community, the most common definition of “Net-Zero Building” is a building that generates an amount of energy on-site that is equal or greater than…
What if We Used Nature as the Benchmark for Performance?
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Mary Casey, HKA
This presentation proposed a new benchmark: Nature. What if we used biomimicry as a basis for a new design brief for tall buildings and urban habitat? Architecture’s…
Green or Greed: Density-Done-Well or Developer Free-for-All?
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Elizabeth Farrelly, Australian School of Urbanism
Much has been written about high-density and high-rise urban form as the paragon of sustainable development. In a deregulated neo-liberal environment, however, this…
The Human-Scaled Future of Dense Development
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Ivan Harbour, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Critics of height argue that it de-humanizes our cities. Yet a critical mass is a necessity for vibrant city life. If we can overcome the technicalities of building tall…
Vertical Cities of the Future
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Antony Wood, CTBUH
In addition to demonstrating examples of existing built work and the concept of integrated vertical urbanism, this presentation also showed the work of the recent…
Interview: Peter Halliday
31 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Peter Halliday, Siemens Building Technology
Peter Halliday of Siemens Building Technology is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Karl Fender
31 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects
Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Helen Lochhead
31 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Helen Lochhead, University of New South Wales
Helen Lochhead of the University of New South Wales is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Ivan Harbour
31 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Ivan Harbour, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Ivan Harbour of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Sustainable Sydney 2030 Plan
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Monica Barone, City of Sydney
Adopted in 2007, after 18 months of extensive consultation, Sustainable Sydney 2030 expresses the community's vision and the City's commitment to the sustainable…
Quay Quarter Tower: Humanizing the High-Rise
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Kim Nielsen, 3XN
Quay Quarter Tower (QQT) will create a stunning new building on the Sydney skyline that sets new benchmarks in office tower design globally and creates an exemplary…
Circular Quay Tower: The Next Tallest Office Building in Sydney
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Gerard Evenden, Foster + Partners
Circular Quay Tower will be the centerpiece of an urban regeneration precinct that will reshape Sydney’s iconic harbour area and central business district. Taking…
Wynyard Place
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Ken Shuttleworth, Make
As the global urban population continues to grow apace, so too does the need to address questions over density, affordability, and sustainability in the urban environment…
Cities: The Orphans of Public Policy in Australia
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Tim Williams, Committee for Sydney
Australian cities are now being recognized in a Federal policy shift, but reality and rhetoric need to be weighed up. A city-wide committee has been formed to develop the…
The Role of Design Competitions in Shaping Sydney's Public Realm
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Helen Lochhead, University of New South Wales
Tall buildings often take more than they give back, frequently exacerbating local environmental conditions, overshadowing streets and public spaces, creating wind tunnels…
Urban Policy Towards Tall Buildings Globally: The Architect’s Perspective
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre
Tall buildings have an important role in defining the character of the City and they help reduce urban sprawl. However, when a building rises above the others on the…
Future of Work: The Shape of Revolutionary Thinking
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Fred Holt, 3XN
Nowadays people can work anywhere at any time, and the paradigm of workers being housed within the four walls of the traditional workspace is being challenged. Offices…
Sustainability (Urban Renewal): Upcycling an Existing Tower
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chris Nunn, AMP Capital Investors; Robert Saidman, Arup
Quay Quarter Tower takes a comprehensive approach to sustainability. It starts with urban renewal and continues to a high-performing façade. The focus on both place and…
Bringing Lifestyle to the Workplace
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Tom Dixon, Tom Dixon/Design Research Studio
Central Sydney is changing from a business district, traditionally focused on work, to increasingly become a city lifestyle district that offers a range of experiences.…
Humanizing Infrastructure: How Large-Scale, Transit-Based Urban Design Contributes to a Vibrant City
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Fred Clarke, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
This presentation addressed the benefits of transit-based urban infrastructure development. In particular, it discusses the ways large-scale infrastructure can be…
Smart Urban Mobility
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Christian Schulz, Schindler
The objective of this presentation was to showcase solutions to the increasing need for extending the uptime of vertical transportation components and provide building…
Creating Connected Places Through the Power of Building Data
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Peter Halliday, Siemens Building Technology
This presentation uncovered best practices related to connecting buildings with their operators, occupants, and the cities of which they are part. It focused on how the…
Circular Quay Tower: Aligning Private and Public Outcomes
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Kimberley Jackson, Lendlease Corporation
Circular Quay Tower is an exceptional example of the private and public sectors working together to transform an area, breathing new life into George Street and giving…
Circular Quay Tower: Aligning Private and Public Outcomes
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Graham Jahn, City of Sydney
Circular Quay Tower is an exceptional example of the private and public sectors working together to transform an area, breathing new life into George Street and giving…
Circular Quay Tower: Aligning Private and Public Outcomes
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Ross Palmer, Foster + Partners
Circular Quay Tower is an exceptional example of the private and public sectors working together to transform an area, breathing new life into George Street and giving…
A 24-Hour City
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Laurane de Gendre, AECOM
Twenty-four-hour cities provide opportunities for the city to grow, meet the needs of the people, and provide innovative solutions to tackle the existing density issues…
London and Sydney: Public Space as a Connector
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Ian Lomas, Make
Two projects, in Sydney and London respectively, are currently being designed and delivered for Brookfield. These schemes address different infrastructure challenges and…
Opening Address
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Anthony Roberts, Minister for Planning, Housing and Special Minister of State
Anthony Roberts, Minister for Planning, Housing and Special Minister of State, New South Wales, presents the Opening Address at the 2017 Australia Conference.
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 2A: Urban Policy Q&A
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Caroline Stalker, Arup; Tim Williams, Arup; Helen Lochhead, University of New South Wales; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre
Caroline Stalker, Australasian Design Director (Urban), Arup, chairs the question and answer session with Tim Williams, CEO, Committee for Sydney & Principal, Arup; Helen…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 3A: Urban Scale Infrastructure Q&A
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Clare Swan, JBA Urban Planning Consultants Pty; Laurane de Gendre, AECOM; Douglas Voigt, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Bas Nolta, Aliaxis
Clare Swan, Director, JBA Urban Planning Consultants Pty, chairs the question and answer session with Laurane de Gendre, Transport Planner, AECOM; Douglas Voigt, Partner…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 4A: Connected Buildings and Urban Mobility
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Ame Engelhart, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Fred Clarke, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; Christian Schulz, Schindler; Peter Halliday, Siemens Building Technology
Ame Engelhart, Director - Hong Kong, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, chairs the question and answer session with Fred Clarke, Senior Design Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli…
Interview: Ken Shuttleworth
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Ken Shuttleworth, Make Architects
Ken Shuttleworth of Make is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Mark Tait
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Mark Tait, Investa Property
Mark Tait of Investa Property is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Kim Nielsen
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Kim Nielsen, 3XN
Kim Nielsen of 3XN is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Chris Wilkinson
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Chris Wilkinson of Wilkinson Eyre Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Simon Healy
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Simon Healy, Mirvac Developments
Simon Healy of Mirvac Developments is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Richard Francis-Jones
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Richard Francis Jones, FJMT
Richard Francis-Jones of FJMT is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Ross Palmer & Gerard Evenden
30 Oct 2017 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Ross Palmer & Gerard Evenden, Foster + Partners
Ross Palmer & Gerard Evenden of Foster + Partners are interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Tim Williams
29 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Tim Williams, Committee for Sydney
Tim Williams of Committee for Sydney is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Interview: Frank Cerra
29 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Frank Cerra, BG&E
Frank Cerra of BG&E is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Exploring Geometry and Form in Tall Buildings
19 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre
Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Guangzhou, China. Chris Wilkinson of Wilkinson Eyre, presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 5: "Beyond Guangzhou: Other Settings"…
What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Winy Maas, MVRDV
It seems sometimes as if the further away from the ground we rise, the more architectonic and less urban our buildings become. Skyscrapers have always been about power,…
Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central to Core” Business Districts
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Tim Blackburn, Swire Properties
In the age of the multi-million inhabitant city, the concept of a single, concentrated Central Business District is increasingly becoming unsustainable. As we are seeing…
Interview: Chifley Tower
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Michael George, JLL
Michael George, Regional Director, JLL, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Chifley Tower in Sydney, the recipient of the 2015 Tall Building Performance Award,…
Managing Performance Through Incremental Improvements: Chifley Tower, Sydney
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Michael George, JLL
Michael George, Regional Director, JLL, speaks at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building Symposium in a presentation entitled "Managing Performance Through Incremental…
Interview: Karl Fender
27 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects
Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Karl discusses the high…
Global Best Practice for Creating Socially Engaging Tall Buildings within their Communities
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Michael George, JLL
Driven by diverse factors that include the constant march of urbanisation, the changing demographic of the workforce, changes to the nature of city working, the continual…
Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: Matt Harding, Robert Bird Group
12 Mar 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Matt Harding, Robert Bird Group
Matt Harding, Principal, Robert Bird Group presents at the first CTBUH Australia Urban Regeneration Seminar on the structure of One Central Park, Sydney.
Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: Robert Saidman, Arup
12 Mar 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Robert Saidman, Arup
Robert Saidman, Principal, Arup presents at the first CTBUH Australia Urban Regeneration Seminar on the services of One Central Park, Sydney.
Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: Mark Giles, PTW Architects
12 Mar 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Mark Giles, PTW Architects
Mark Giles, Senior Associate, PTW Architects presents at the first CTBUH Australia Urban Regeneration Seminar on the completion of One Central Park, Sydney.
Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: Question and Answer
12 Mar 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Presentation Questions & Answers
The Question and Answer session of the first CTBUH Australia Urban Regeneration Seminar on One Central Park, Sydney featured speakers: Mark Giles, Senior Associate, PTW…
Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia: Tall, Green, and Generous: One Central Park
6 Nov 2014 – CTBUH "13th Annual Awards"; Michael Goldrick, Frasers Property; Bertram Beissel, Ateliers Jean Nouvel
One Central Park (OCP) is an innovative and environmentally ambitious landmark project within the redevelopment of the Carlton & United Brewery site near Central Station…
Monthly Video: One Central Park
6 Nov 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Michael Goldrick, Frasers Property; Bertram Beissel, Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Thursday 6th November 2014. Chicago, IL. Michael Goldrick, Frasers Property, and Bertram Beissel, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the…
Interview: One Central Park
6 Nov 2014 – 2014 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Michael Goldrick, Frasers Property; Bertram Beissel, Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Thursday 6th November 2014. Chicago, IL. Michael Goldrick, Frasers Property, and Bertram Beissel, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence: Introduction
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Ken Maher, HASSELL
Leading architect Ken Maher from Hassell introduces CTBUH Australia Sydney Chapter's second event on exploring Design Excellence, hosted at Hassell Studios. This event…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence with Ray Brown, Architectus
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Ray Brown, Architectus
Leading architect Ray Brown, the Managing Director of Architectus, presents Architectus' scheme for the Greenland Centre – a building that will be the tallest residential…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence with Craig Baudin, FKA
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Craig Baudin, Fender Katsalidis Architects
Leading architect Craig Baudin, Director of Architecture of FKA, presents FKA's scheme for the Greenland Centre – a building that will be the tallest residential building…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence with Phillip Rossington, BVN
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Phillip Rossington, BVN Donovan Hill
Leading architect Phillip Rossington, Principal of BVN Donovan Hill, presents BVN's scheme for the Greenland Centre – a building that will be the tallest residential…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence with Ken McBryde, Hassell
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Ken McBryde, Hassell
Leading architect Ken McBryde, Principal of Hassell, presents Hassell's scheme for the Greenland Centre – a building that will be the tallest residential building in…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence with Manuelle Schelp, Studio Schelp
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Manuelle Schelp, Studio Schelp
Leading architect Manuelle Schelp of Studio Schelp, presents representing GMP, the scheme for the Greenland Centre – a building that will be the tallest residential…
CTBUH Australia's Design Excellence: Q & A
23 Jul 2014 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Ray Brown, Architectus; Craig Baudin, FKA; Phillip Rossington, BVN Donovan Hill; Ken McBryde, Hassell; and Manuelle Schelp, Schelp Studios representing GMP
On July 23rd, 2014, the Australian CTBUH Sydney Chapter hosted its second successful event exploring Design Excellence at Hassell Studios in Sydney with five leading…
Why I am in Love with High-Rises
12 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects
Christoph Ingenhoven presents his point of view regarding the necessity of high-rises in cities. He discusses a wide range of built projects, including one of the first…
Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia: 1 Bligh Street: Engaging the Environment
18 Oct 2012 – CTBUH "11th Annual Awards"; Bruce McDonald, DEXUS Property Group; Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects
Sydney’s central business district was transformed by 1 Bligh Street’s elliptical tower, which offers tenants several ground-breaking technological advances. The…
Interview: 1 Bligh Street
18 Oct 2012 – 2012 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Bruce McDonald, DEXUS Property Group; Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects
Bruce McDonald and Christoph Ingenhoven discuss the 12-year journey to make the 1 Bligh Street project a reality, as well as the details of the Best Tall Building Asia &…
Retrofit and Refurbishment of Existing Tall Buildings
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Paul Sloman, Arup
Existing buildings are a city’s heritage, skyline, and contribute to its distinct character. They also represent a considerable spent investment in terms of both material…
Greening Your Skyscraper
3 Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Lester Partridge & Eoin Loughnane, AECOM / Bassett
Lester Partridge, AECOM outlined the strategies and design processes undertaken for refurbishing a 30 storey building at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai. The…

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A Human-Scaled Future for Dense Development
Jul 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 2

Shaping Australia’s Tall Tower Design And High Livability Standards
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV

Humanizing the High-Rise
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Since 2000, through the City of Sydney’s Competitive Design Policy (CDP), the quality of major projects in the city has been improved significantly, mediating the…
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Australia is at a critical decision point about how to manage projected growth. Historically, the response has been to build suburban sprawl, but this is no longer…
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Debating Tall: Modular as Homogenizing Force?
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Successful Sky Life
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There is no doubt more tall buildings are required to accommodate global population growth. However, the taller a building, the greater the disconnect between occupants…
8 Chifley – Sustainable Structural and Fire Engineering
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8 Chifley’s unique aesthetic has attracted much of the attention, however the 34 storey 150m tall building’s overall quality, sustainable performance, and structural…
Case Study: One Central Park, Sydney
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One Central Park was developed as a response to growing demand for residential accommodation in downtown Sydney. Its developers and designers used the opportunity to make…
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Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings
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The latest CTBUH technical guide, Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings, provides a thorough investigation of the methods used around the world for implementation of…
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Consideration of energy efficient design strategies has become one of the primary considerations by leading architectural firms during the conceptual design phases and is…
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The author reviews recent innovations in high-rise architecture in search of relevant solutions but finds them still limited by conventional urban typologies. The work of…
Advances in the Structural Design of High-Rise Residential Buildings in Australia
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126 Phillip Street, Sydney
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York; Rocco Bressi, Bovis Lend Lease
126 Phillip Street is a super premium office tower containing 31 commercial levels, newly completed on the corner of Phillip and Hunter streets in Sydney. With 462,850…
Structural Design of the 84 Storey World Tower in Sydney
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Oct 2003 – CTBUH / CIB Kuala Lumpur 2003 Conference; Alan P. Jeary, University of Western Sydney
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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…
Aurora Place Commercial Office Tower – 88 Phillip Street, Sydney
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