CTBUH Silver Member

Robert Bird Group

About

Member Since: 2014

Member Offices: Sydney

Website: http://www.robertbird.com

Robert Bird Group is a global structural, civil and specialist construction engineering consultancy with offices in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, and South East Asia. They are dedicated to creating exceptional value for our clients through the intelligent application of engineering science and innovative approaches towards planning for construction.

Their vision 'Delivering Engineering Excellence to the Best Clients in the World' provides direction for their organisation and our people. Their clients are ‘world class’ in what they do and continue to innovate and change to meet the changing business environment. Their vision is to innovate and change in partnership with them.

Fields of Expertise

Engineering, Other; Structural Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2014

Member Offices

  • Sydney

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Merdeka PNB118

644 m / 2,113 ft

2

Australia 108

316.7 m / 1,039 ft

3

MahaNakhon

314 m / 1,030 ft

4

ICD Brookfield Place

279.1 m / 916 ft

5

One Barangaroo

271.3 m / 890 ft

6

Salesforce Tower

263.1 m / 863 ft

7

Residences One

247 m / 810 ft

8

Victoria One

246.8 m / 810 ft

9

Residences Two

230 m / 754 ft

10

Eq. Tower

202 m / 663 ft

Awards

One Barangaroo

Award of Excellence: One Barangaroo

Best Tall Building 200-299 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Daniel Justesen

Daniel Justesen

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Dubai, 2019 – Present

Dubai

Grant Weir

Grant Weir

CTBUH Awards Structural Engineering Jury, 2021

Brisbane

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

12 March 2015

Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: 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.

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Research

17 October 2016

Crown Sydney: An Engineered Response to Sculptural Form

Crown Sydney will be located within Barangaroo South – one of three precincts on the foreshore of Darling Harbour – on the western edge of...

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Global News

08 June 2021

Merdeka 118 Tower Tops Out in Kuala Lumpur

Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) Merdeka 118 tower has safely topped out with the completion of the final roof slab after reaching its peak at level...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Merdeka PNB118

Kuala Lumpur

644 m

2,113 ft

2

Australia 108

Melbourne

317 m

1,039 ft

3

MahaNakhon

Bangkok

314 m

1,030 ft

4

ICD Brookfield Place

Dubai

279 m

916 ft

5

One Barangaroo

Sydney

271 m

890 ft

6

Salesforce Tower

Sydney

263 m

863 ft

7

Residences One

Sydney

247 m

810 ft

8

Victoria One

Melbourne

247 m

810 ft

9

Spire London

London

235 m

771 ft

10

Residences Two

Sydney

230 m

754 ft

11

Eq. Tower

Melbourne

202 m

663 ft

12

Riparian Plaza

Brisbane

200 m

656 ft

13

8 Phillip Street

Parramatta

199 m

654 ft

14

600 Collins Street

Melbourne

186 m

609 ft

15

The Tower, One St George Wharf

London

181 m

593 ft

16

Chapel Tower

Melbourne

178 m

584 ft

17

100 Bishopsgate

London

172 m

563 ft

18

The Oracle Beach Tower

Gold Coast

165 m

542 ft

19

35 Spring Street

Melbourne

164 m

539 ft

20

Lumiere

Sydney

152 m

499 ft

21

PJ Sentral Tower 6

Petaling Jaya

152 m

499 ft

22

Skyline Apartments

Brisbane

150 m

492 ft

23

400 George Street

Brisbane

150 m

492 ft

24

28 Clarendon Street

Melbourne

145 m

476 ft

25

70 Gracechurch Street

London

138 m

451 ft

26

The Oracle Hinterland Tower

Gold Coast

134 m

441 ft

27

King George Central

Brisbane

129 m

423 ft

28

Victoria Point

Melbourne

128 m

420 ft

29

Vogue

Melbourne

126 m

415 ft

30

Elizabeth House

London

126 m

415 ft

31

River City Apartments

Brisbane

124 m

407 ft

32

One The Elephant

London

123 m

405 ft

33

One Central Park

Sydney

117 m

384 ft

34

Trillium

Melbourne

115 m

377 ft

35

Sovereign Square

Melbourne

114 m

375 ft

36

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

Melbourne

106 m

348 ft

37

One Sydney Harbour Tower 3

Sydney

104 m

341 ft

38

Madison Heights

Brisbane

100 m

328 ft

39

Fifty Albert

Melbourne

98 m

322 ft

40

Liberty Panorama

Gold Coast

98 m

322 ft

41

Ovo

Sydney

96 m

315 ft

42

Triptych Apartments

Melbourne

95 m

312 ft

43

Greenwich Peninsula Plot 19.04 Building 1

London

94 m

307 ft

44

Ibis Hotel

Brisbane

92 m

302 ft

45

Phoenix

Melbourne

89 m

290 ft

46

Brookfield Place Tower 2

Perth

83 m

272 ft

47

210 Brunswick Street

Brisbane

81 m

266 ft

48

131-135 Bourke Street

Melbourne

76 m

248 ft

49

Altair

Sydney

72 m

236 ft

50

DUO West

Sydney

71 m

232 ft

51

DUO East

Sydney

66 m

216 ft

52

Sugar Dock

Sydney

65 m

213 ft

53

The Emerald

Melbourne

64 m

208 ft

54

Opera

Melbourne

60 m

197 ft

55

Greenwich Peninsula Plot 19.04 Building 2

London

60 m

196 ft

56

American Express

Sydney

48 m

157 ft

57

Toorak Tower

Melbourne

45 m

147 ft

58

Trafalgar Place

London

36 m

119 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (63%), 30 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (75%), 30 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 48 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 40 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 48 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

12 March 2015 | Brisbane

Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: 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.

12 March 2015 | Brisbane

Urban Regeneration Seminar – One Central Park: Question and Answer

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...

17 October 2016

Crown Sydney: An Engineered Response to Sculptural Form

Simon Cloherty & Brad Nichols, Robert Bird Group

Crown Sydney will be located within Barangaroo South – one of three precincts on the foreshore of Darling Harbour – on the western edge of...

08 June 2021

Merdeka 118 Tower Tops Out in Kuala Lumpur

Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) Merdeka 118 tower has safely topped out with the completion of the final roof slab after reaching its peak at level...

12 May 2021

Melbourne Building Featuring Starburst Concludes Interior Construction

Located in Southbank, adjacent to Melbourne CBD, Australia 108 has achieved final completion with the conclusion of interior construction. The building has 100 floors and...

23 September 2020

Dubai Commercial Property Opens to the Public

ICD Brookfield Place opened its doors to the public and its first wave of tenants the week of 21 September, 2020. The 54-story, 1.1 million...

09 June 2020

Melbourne's Newest Skyscraper Tops Out at 316.7 Meters

Australia’s newest skyscraper, Australia 108, is officially topped out, making it among Melbourne's tallest residential towers, soaring 316.7 meters high. With its roof complete and...

26 May 2020

One Barangaroo Tops Out in Sydney

Crown Sydney has topped out, reaching the vertical limits of the 272-meter-high hotel resort and residences at One Barangaroo.  After four years of construction, Crown...

08 May 2020

Kuala Lumpur Skyscraper Construction Site Adjusts to Pandemic-Related Movement Control Order

Construction work at Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) Merdeka 118 has been delayed by roughly two to three months due to restrictive measures taken to curb...

10 February 2020

High-Rise Hotel Proposed for Sydney’s Darling Harbour

ASX-listed casino operator Crown Resorts has unveiled early images for Sydney's first six-star hotel and its serviced apartments at One Barangaroo, a controversial AU$2.4-billion (US$1.6-billion)...

10 October 2019

Tech Giant Becomes Tenant, Wins Naming Rights to New Sydney Tower

Sydney’s tallest building will be dubbed the “Salesforce Tower Sydney” after its newly-announced anchor tenant, with the US software giant taking up nearly 50 percent...

29 July 2019

Residents of Melbourne Tower Complain of Cracking

Residents of Melbourne’s tallest building have complained about cracking noises and other defects that have left some fearing for their safety. The partially completed Southbank...

15 March 2019

Sydney’s One Barangaroo Reaches New Construction Milestones

Following 14 months of construction, the One Barangaroo hotel and casino development stands almost 120 meters above the harbor, with the first level of the...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Robert Bird Group

CTBUH Australia Hosts Urban Regeneration Seminar

12 March 2015

More than 100 people attended the presentation on One Central Park, the first of CTBUH Australia's Urban Regeneration Breakfast Seminars.

CTBUH Melbourne Committee Hosts Holiday Celebration

04 December 2014

CTBUH Australia Chapter, Melbourne Committee celebrated its second anniversary by hosting an informal holiday celebration.

CTBUH Thailand Chapter Launches

24 June 2013

Part of a growing campaign of outreach in Southeast Asia, CTBUH Thailand laid out future plans for the Chapter on the site of Thailand’s next tallest building, MahaNakhon.

Ctbuh Leaders At Robert Bird Group

Daniel Justesen

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Dubai, 2019 – Present

Daniel Justesen

Dubai

Grant Weir

CTBUH Awards Structural Engineering Jury, 2021

Grant Weir

Brisbane