Robert Bird Group Celebrates Five Project Wins at the CTBUH 2023 Regional Awards for Excellence

Five exceptional RBG projects have been honoured with prestigious awards at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) 2023 Regional Awards for Excellence. These accolades recognise our commitment to engineering excellence, innovation, and sustainability in tall building and urban habitat design. We take great pride in the achievements of these remarkable projects and the categories in which they excelled.

We extend our congratulations to all the clients, design consultants and construction teams whose outstanding contributions have brought these projects from a vision, into life.

The Greenland Centre Sydney – Best Tall Building Oceania
RBG Services: Construction Engineering

Adding to its list of achievements, Greenland Centre Sydney has received its second accolade with the CTBUH, awarded Best Tall Building Oceania after having picked up the Construction Award in 2022. This recognition further highlights the exceptional contributions of the entire project team who brought the prestigious residential tower to life within the constraints of its CBD location. Expertly engineered for an extended life, with RBG serving as the construction and temporary works structural engineers alongside the structural permanent works engineers Arup, the project delivered an additional 45 levels on top of an existing 26 storey building. It exemplifies the capacity of tall buildings to contribute to the future success of our urban habitats through technical innovation, adaptive re-use, and recycling. Read more

Royal Atlantis The Resort – Best Tall Building 100-199 Meters & Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa
RBG Services: Construction Engineering

Located on The Palm Jumeirah, Royal Atlantis the Resort is a mixed-use development consisting of 6 towers rising approximately 187 metres above ground, making it the tallest tower yet to be built on The Palm.  The towers are linked together at the podium levels by a 50-meter-long sky bridge which serves as a shared lobby and amenity space for both the hotel and residences. The resort’s remarkable design, meticulous attention to detail, and sustainable features have solidified its place as an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, securing the title of Best Tall Building in the 100-199-meter height category. We are proud to have contributed critical construction engineering services to the project, including the installation of the multiple, multi-storey sky-bridges.

405 Bourke Street – Best Tall Building Oceania
RBG Services: Structural, Civil & Construction Engineering

In the heart of Melbourne, 405 Bourke Street has been recognised as the Best Tall Building in the Oceania region. This commercial tower showcases our expertise in design and engineering, boasting cutting-edge aesthetics and impressive sustainability credentials with a 5 Star Greenstar, 5 Star NABERS Energy and 4 Star NABERS Water rating. Read more

Australia 108 – Best Tall Building 300-399 Meters
RBG Services: Structural, Civil, & Construction Engineering, & Virtual Design & Construction

Melbourne’s skyline is forever changed with the inclusion of Australia 108, which has been honoured as the Best Tall Building in the 300–399-meter category. This residential skyscraper captivates with its innovative design and seamless integration into the urban fabric. At an impressive 319 meters, it stands as the tallest residential building in the Southern Hemisphere. The project exemplifies the fusion of innovation, aesthetics, and functionality. Read more

ICD Brookfield Place – Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa
RBG Services: Structural, Civil & Construction Engineering

ICD Brookfield Place, located in Dubai’s prestigious International Financial Center, reflects ICD Brookfield’s commitment to creating ‘Best in Class’ developments in dynamic, vibrant global markets, providing intelligently planned workspace adaptable to myriad occupancy styles. Its striking façade, advanced engineering solutions, and sustainable features have solidified its position as Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa. Read more