WHILE skyscrapers were home to commercial office space for much of the 20th Century, the pressures of our ever-expanding urban populations have driven a rise in residential towers over recent decades.
In Melbourne, a recent skyscraper boom has transformed the skyline and two-thirds of the city’s skyscrapers now serve residential purposes.
The largest of these, Australia 108, is set to become the tallest building in the city and feature the highest residences in the southern hemisphere when completed. In this video, The B1M take a look at this innovative building.
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Footage and images courtesy of Fender Katsalidis Architects, World Class Land, Multiplex, Redden, David Iliff, Acciona, Jason Cooen, Sinclair Brook Group, MCM Real Estate, Mike Baker, Hank Smith, Allan Wilkinson, Skyscraperpage.com, Rob Martinovic, MAD Architects, Elenberg Fraser, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Architectus, Bjarke Ingles Group, MVRDV, Woods Bagot, UNStudio, Cox Architecture and Anthony Gallagher. Narration by Fred Mills.