CTBUH Silver Member

DBI

About

Member Since: 2012

Member Offices: Gold Coast

Website: http://www.dbidesign.com.au

DBI was incorporated in Australia in 1980. During the development boom of that decade DBI quickly established a reputation for innovative design of large scale resorts and mixed use master plans, hotels and multi-unit residential projects.

DBI’s collaborative and rigorous approach ensures the best possible outcomes for the client, community and environment. All of their projects seek to place the human being at the center of the built environment and deliver environmentally, culturally, socially and economically sustainable outcomes the future.

DBI is one of the largest design companies in Australia, and employs some of the leading professionals in their respective fields.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Landscape Architecture; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2012

Member Offices

  • Gold Coast

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

Etihad Towers T2

305.3 m / 1,002 ft

2

Etihad Towers T1

277.6 m / 911 ft

3

The One

264 m / 866 ft

4

Etihad Towers T3

260.3 m / 854 ft

5

Infinity

249 m / 817 ft

6

Soleil

243 m / 797 ft

7

Soul

242.6 m / 796 ft

8

Etihad Towers T4

234 m / 768 ft

9

Etihad Towers T5

217.5 m / 714 ft

10

Epsilon

216.2 m / 709 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

07 September 2017

CTBUH Australia: Queensland Infrastructure Seminar Three – Speakers

The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held the third of its 2017 breakfast seminar series on Queensland Infrastructure on September 7. The topic of discussion...

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Global News

15 July 2020

The Star’s Gold Coast Casino Deal Fails

The Queensland government has put an end to negotiations for a global tourism hub and a second casino license on the Gold Coast. The city’s...

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Global News

15 July 2020

The Star’s Gold Coast Casino Deal Fails

The Queensland government has put an end to negotiations for a global tourism hub and a second casino license on the Gold Coast. The city’s...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Etihad Towers T2

Abu Dhabi

305 m

1,002 ft

2

Spirit

Gold Coast

298 m

979 ft

3

Etihad Towers T1

Abu Dhabi

278 m

911 ft

4

The One

Brisbane

264 m

866 ft

5

Etihad Towers T3

Abu Dhabi

260 m

854 ft

6

Infinity

Brisbane

249 m

817 ft

7

Soleil

Brisbane

243 m

797 ft

8

Soul

Gold Coast

243 m

796 ft

9

Etihad Towers T4

Abu Dhabi

234 m

768 ft

10

Sapphire

Gold Coast

218 m

714 ft

11

Etihad Towers T5

Abu Dhabi

218 m

714 ft

12

Epsilon

Gold Coast

216 m

709 ft

13

GCI North (East Tower)

Gold Coast

194 m

636 ft

14

The Dorsett and Star Residences

Gold Coast

180 m

591 ft

15

Jewel Hotel

Gold Coast

170 m

558 ft

16

The Oracle Beach Tower

Gold Coast

165 m

542 ft

17

Yihwa International Residential Tower A

Taipei

160 m

525 ft

17

Yihwa International Residential Tower B

Taipei

160 m

525 ft

19

Yihwa International Hotel

Taipei

150 m

492 ft

20

Cassia Northpoint (North Tower)

Gold Coast

148 m

486 ft

21

Jewel North Tower

Gold Coast

144 m

472 ft

22

The Macrossan

Brisbane

140 m

459 ft

23

The Oracle Hinterland Tower

Gold Coast

134 m

441 ft

24

GCI North (West Tower)

Gold Coast

132 m

433 ft

25

Qube Broadbeach

Gold Coast

131 m

430 ft

26

The Mantra Sun City

Gold Coast

130 m

427 ft

27

Rhapsody Surfers North

Gold Coast

129 m

423 ft

28

Keola Lai

Honolulu

128 m

419 ft

29

W Brisbane

Brisbane

126 m

414 ft

30

Jewel Beach Tower

Gold Coast

124 m

407 ft

31

Cassia Northpoint (South Tower)

Gold Coast

123 m

404 ft

32

Avani Broadbeach Residences

Gold Coast

112 m

367 ft

33

The Wave

Gold Coast

111 m

364 ft

34

Dai-ichi Hotel Tokyo

Tokyo

107 m

352 ft

35

18 Remembrance Drive

Gold Coast

107 m

351 ft

36

Carmel by the Sea

Gold Coast

105 m

344 ft

36

Luxe Broadbeach

Gold Coast

105 m

344 ft

36

Nine O Nine Kapiolani

Honolulu

105 m

344 ft

39

Marriott Hotel Resort

Gold Coast

105 m

344 ft

40

Sapphire Tower 2

Gold Coast

100 m

328 ft

40

Ultra Broadbeach

Gold Coast

100 m

328 ft

42

Mantra Sierra Grand

Gold Coast

98 m

322 ft

43

152 Wharf Street

Brisbane

97 m

317 ft

44

26 Vista Street

Gold Coast

96 m

315 ft

45

The Pinnacle

Gold Coast

95 m

312 ft

46

Verve Broadbeach

Gold Coast

90 m

295 ft

47

301-305 Kent Street

Sydney

88 m

289 ft

48

Royal Pines Resort

Gold Coast

85 m

279 ft

49

Boardwalk

Gold Coast

65 m

213 ft

50

Waterline

Gold Coast

62 m

204 ft

51

Ivy Woden

Canberra

50 m

164 ft

52

Bauer Place

Gold Coast

45 m

148 ft

53

Vi Residences

Gold Coast

- m

- ft

54

South City Square Stage 4+5 Tower B

Brisbane

- m

- ft

55

South City Square Stage 4+5 Tower A

Brisbane

- m

- ft

56

South City Square Stage 2

Brisbane

- m

- ft

56

South City Square Stage 3

Brisbane

- m

- ft

56

South City Square Stage 6

Brisbane

- m

- ft

56

South City Square Stage 7

Brisbane

- m

- ft

60

One South City

Brisbane

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

12 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (72%), 28 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (92%), 33 Buildings

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

Total: 39 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 36 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 39 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.

 

07 September 2017 | Brisbane

CTBUH Australia: Queensland Infrastructure Seminar Three – Speakers

The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held the third of its 2017 breakfast seminar series on Queensland Infrastructure on September 7. The topic of discussion...

15 July 2020

The Star’s Gold Coast Casino Deal Fails

The Queensland government has put an end to negotiations for a global tourism hub and a second casino license on the Gold Coast. The city’s...

15 July 2020

The Star’s Gold Coast Casino Deal Fails

The Queensland government has put an end to negotiations for a global tourism hub and a second casino license on the Gold Coast. The city’s...

05 June 2019

Second Tower Launched in Gold Coast’s Broadbeach Island

Star Entertainment Group has fast-tracked residential sales in Broadbeach, bringing forward construction of the second mixed-use tower at its Broadbeach Island master plan. The AU$500...

22 March 2018

Trendy Hotel Coming to Brisbane Development

The re-entry of the trendy W hotel brand in Australia is happening in Brisbane, with the hotel opening on 1 June at Brisbane’s North Quay....

CTBUH Initiatives Involving DBI

Queensland Infrastructure Seminar 3

07 September 2017

The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held the third of its 2017 breakfast seminar series on Queensland Infrastructure.

Skyscraper Summit Warms Sydney Up for CTBUH 2017

18 August 2017

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.