Eureka Tower










Eureka Tower - the highest skyscraper Melbourne and one of the highest in the Australian continent (in second place after Q1). The height of buildings 297 meters (91 and 1 floor underground). Construction of the facility was launched in August 2002 and completed on June 1, 2006. The formal opening of a skyscraper was held on October 11, 2006. The project was designed buildings Melbourne architectural Agency "Fender Katsalidis Australia", Australian construction company was also "Grollo Australia". At 84 floor building located playground for the highlight reel. Eureka Tower is the tallest residential buildings in the world, if the number of floors, but, given the spire of the building, then the highest house is another Australian tower Q1.

Skyscraper Eureka Tower named after the Eureka uprising in 1854 in Victoria, held during the Australian "gold fever". This event also reflected not only in name but in the design and construction, in which an element of a gold crown, symbolizing the "gold fever", and a red stripe - a symbol of blood spilled during the uprising. A blue glass, bear the greater part of the sky, reflecting blue background rebel flag, a white lines - Lake dimensional scale for gold miners.

If the number of floors or roof height, Eureka Tower is the tallest residential buildings in the world. The height of a skyscraper is 297 m, including 91 ground floor and 1 underground. Eureka Tower - the tallest building in Melbourne.

Ground floor and first floors took 9 ground parking. The reason why the building has no underground parking, location of the building was close to the water, including to the river Yarra. The total number of residential floors - 84.

Construction of Eureka Tower was launched in August 2002 and completed in June 2006.

The construction of a skyscraper was used with concrete formwork rolling method. Total spent 110 000 tons of concrete, as well as 5000 tons of reinforcing steel, construction costs - about 500 million Australian dollars. The top ten floors Eureka Tower are coated with glass of pure gold in 24 carat.

The formal opening of the building was held on October 11, 2006.
Location Melbourne, Australia
Status Complete
Constructed August 2002 - June 2006
Opening October 11, 2006
Use Residential
Roof 300 m (984.3 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 91 plus 1 underground
Architect Fender Katsalidis
Contractor Grocon
Developer Eureka Tower Pty Ltd