Australia is about to get a new supertall skyscraper. Stepping on site at Australia 108 – as I did in November 2019 – it’s impossible not to feel dwarfed by this incredibly high structure now rising above the streets of Melbourne.
At 317 metres, the building is the tallest new skyscraper currently under construction in Australia and will become home to the highest residences in the Southern Hemisphere when it completes later in 2020.
But building a supertall structure in the city’s Southbank district – an area with notoriously poor soil conditions – has not been straightforward. Discover the full story in this intriguing video by The B1M…
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Presented and narrated by Dan Cortese.
Our thanks to Sinclair Brook and Multiplex. Additional footage and images courtesy of Brett Hunter (Gizmo Drones), Google Earth, Geotechnical Engineering, Multiplex, World Class Global and Floodslicer.
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