The building has difficult founding conditions with a heritage listed building on one of its boundaries. Robert Bird Group provided a full civil, structural and construction engineering service from project inception.

Significant and interesting aspects of the project and Robert Bird Group’s role include the following:

  • Large span post-tensioned concrete floors utilising steel pan formwork for rapid construction.
  • Perimeter column jump system to decrease floor to floor cycle times.
  • Efficient lateral system consisting of cantilever core, integral shear wall linking primary load carrying elements through service zones, and perimeter frame action.
  • Is constructed adjacent to a heritage listed structure and as such features a carefully designed soldier pier retention system and a carefully considered construction methodology.

Project Metrics

Project Value:
$180 million
Year Completed:
Building Metrics:
Total Area: 43,500m2
33 Levels + 4 Basements
Leighton Properties
Primary Contractor:
Cox Rayner
Robert Bird Group Services:
Structural Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Engineering

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