Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Multiplex

Chifley Tower

Chifley Tower, Sydney

Originally completed in 1992, Chifley Tower underwent an overhaul of its key building systems and services to deliver vastly improved performance, energy efficiency, and reliability.

Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude

Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude, Sydney

At over 200m, this landmark commercial office tower is located in the southern periphery of the midtown precinct of the Sydney CBD.

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Dubai

A twin-tower skyscraper complex, the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel was the world's tallest hotel when it was completed in 2012.

Lumiere

Lumiere, Sydney

Located in the heart of Sydney's CBD, this 152 meter residential tower is the centerpiece of the Regent Place vertical village.

Medibank Place / 720 Bourke Street

Medibank Place / 720 Bourke Street, Melbourne

The new workplace was part of a major cultural change program for Australia’s largest health insurer Medibank to live its purpose to the core and create better health outcomes

RMIT Swanston Academic Building

RMIT Swanston Academic Building, Melbourne

The defining element for the design of this academic building was its central site to Melbourne's CBD and has a 5 star green star rating.

Strata

Strata, London

From the outset, sustainability has been key to the building's evolution. This holistic approach to sustainable high-rise design will prove to be very useful for the future of tall.

The Index

The Index, Dubai

The Index is a model for developing sustainable built environments in the Middle East region, as well as other similar climatic environments elsewhere in the world.

The Tower, One St George Wharf

The Tower, One St George Wharf, London

This 180 meter residential tower was designed using a unique floor plan concept based on the shape of a Catherine wheel.

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About Multiplex

Brookfield Multiplex has been delivering landmark property and infrastructure assets for more than 50 years. They are a leading international contractor with a focus on sustainable growth and a presence in Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Australia and India.

Established in 1962, their work to date comprises more than 935 projects and have earned more than 630 industry awards.

They are known for innovative excellence. What sets them apart is their innovation and creative thinking are products of their collaborative approach. Their clients are part of the team – they share knowledge, insights and ideas.

With almost 5,000 people globally, they have a mobile workforce that collaborates to share knowledge and apply world’s best practice across their projects.

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Multiplex Connected Global News

Luxury Residential Tower 35 Spring Street Completes in Melbourne

Luxury Residential Tower 35 Spring Street Completes in Melbourne

6 Mar 2017, Melbourne – A developer has unveiled Melbourne’s newly completed luxury tower at 35 Spring Street…

Hotel Redevelopment Boosts Darling Harbour Rejuvenation in Sydney

Hotel Redevelopment Boosts Darling Harbour Rejuvenation in Sydney

25 Jan 2017, Sydney – Darling Harbour’s rejuvenation has taken another step forward following the recent…

The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect

The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect

3 Jan 2017, Dubai – A major hotel and apartment building currently under construction in Dubai is set to…

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Luxury Residential Tower 35 Spring Street Completes in Melbourne
6 Mar 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A developer has unveiled Melbourne’s newly completed luxury tower at 35 Spring Street. Designed by Bates Smart, the 43-story building features 270 condominiums, each with…
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Hotel Redevelopment Boosts Darling Harbour Rejuvenation in Sydney
25 Jan 2017 – Sydney, Australia
Darling Harbour’s rejuvenation has taken another step forward following the recent redevelopment of the Hyatt Regency Sydney at 161 Sussex Street. The redevelopment…
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The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect
3 Jan 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A major hotel and apartment building currently under construction in Dubai is set to include a memorial to its architect, the late Zaha Hadid. The project, dubbed The…
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Fourth Stage of Upper West Side Complex Delivered in Melbourne
9 Nov 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
The fourth stage of the Upper West Side complex, which includes the USD$122.4 million tower three – dubbed Manhattan @ Upper West Side and located at 33 Rose Lane in…
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Swanston Central Hits 95 Percent Pre-Sales As Construction Commences on Melbourne Tower
29 Sep 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
Swanston Central, one of the largest residential towers to be constructed in Australia in 2016, has achieved 95 percent pre-sales with buyers flocking to secure space at…
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Top Energy Rating Awarded to Melbourne High-Rise
16 Aug 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
A 20-story high-rise commercial office building in Victoria, Australia, has become the first in the state – and just the second in the country – to achieve a six-star…
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Melbourne’s Collins Square Tower Two Completed
26 Jul 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
The USD$225.6 million KPMG Collins Square, the second tower of the Collins Square development located at 727 Collins Street in Melbourne’s central business district, has…
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Core Condos Tops Out in Toronto
21 Jun 2016 – Toronto, Canada
A topping out ceremony was held for Core Condos after the 26-story tower rose to its final height on June 20, 2016. Cladding now climbs nearly two-thirds of the way up…
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Builder Appointed for Sydney’s 18-Story DUO
2 Jun 2016 – Sydney, Australia
A builder has been awarded a USD$210 million contract to build DUO – the fifth stage of the USD$1.5 billion master planned Central Park precinct. The 18-story structure…
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Distinctive Pinnacle of Brisbane’s Future Tallest Tower Nearly Complete
29 Mar 2016 – Brisbane, Australia
Located in Brisbane's central business district, 1 William Street is a 260-meter commercial office tower that is currently under construction. Recent photos show that its…
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Contractor Chosen for Dubai’s One at Palm Jumeirah
23 Mar 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Property Developer Omniyat has appointed Brookfield Multiplex to build its USD$544.5 million, 25-story One at Palm Jumeirah project. Company officials have announced that…
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Brisbane’s 443 Queen Street Receives Approval Amid Controversy
23 Mar 2016 – Brisbane, Australia
Brisbane's 443 Queen Street was approved by the city council in December 2015, and will be built next to the iconic Customs House. Customs House is taking the Brisbane…
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Major Construction Milestone Reached for The Opus in Dubai
29 Feb 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Developers have announced that The Opus' offices will be ready and accessible by the second quarter of 2016, and then work will begin on the planned serviced apartments…
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Platinum Tower Topped Out in Southbank, Melbourne
26 Jan 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
A major milestone has been reached on Salvo Property Group’s Platinum Tower. The building’s main contractor, Brookfield Multiplex, recently announced that they have…
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Work begins on Billion-Dollar Brookfield Place Tower in Dubai
20 Jan 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A joint venture has broken ground on a $1 billion-dollar development for the proposed Brookfield Place tower which is to be built within the Dubai International Financial…
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Sydney Residential Tower Sees Successful Launch
8 Dec 2015 – Sydney, Australia
A new residential tower in the Central Park development has launched to strong sales. Buyers have shown a strong appetite for internationally designed apartments close to…
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Mechanical and Electrical Contract Awarded for London’s One Blackfriars
9 Nov 2015 – London, United Kingdom
A mechanical and electrical contract has been awarded for One Blackfriars tower in London. The 165-meter tower will accommodate 27 homes and a boutique hotel across 52…
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Dubai’s Most Expensive Apartment on the Market for $74.5 million
26 Oct 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s most expensive apartment is now on the market for a whopping $74.5 million. The 4,000-square-meter penthouse of the One at Palm Jumeirah will have seven bedrooms…
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Work Begins on Australia 108 in Melbourne
16 Oct 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
A giant new landmark is climbing into Melbourne's skyline, as construction officially begins on the Australia 108 skyscraper. Work has now started on the foundations of…
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Central Park Tower Development Approved in Sydney
2 Oct 2015 – Sydney, Australia
The next development at the landmark $1.4 billion renewal of the Carlton United Brewery site in central Sydney, known as Central Park, has been approved. The development…
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Builder Appointed for Australia 108 in Melbourne
17 Sep 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
A Singaporean developer has formally appointed Brookfield Multiplex as builder for Australia 108, with on-site piling to commence in October. When completed, the building…
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Work Continues at One at Palm on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, Penthouse Price Announced
22 Jul 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Work continues on the One at Palm, a 25-story luxury residential tower located at the entrance to the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The penthouse apartment has recently been…
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State Government Approves Plans for a 68-Story Melbourne Tower
14 May 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
The Victorian state government has approved a massive 68-story twisted glass tower to replace the old Savoy Tavern at the corner of Bourke and Spencer streets in…
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London High-Rise Begins Construction Without Securing Tenants
13 May 2015 – London, United Kingdom
The world’s largest office developer has given London a $1.6 billion vote of confidence, pushing the button on construction of the 172-meter 100 Bishopsgate, one of the…
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Melbourne's Australia 108 Has Most Expensive Penthouse in the Country
9 Apr 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne now boasts the most expensive condominium in Australia, with a luxury penthouse located in the city's tallest skyscraper snapped up by an anonymous investor for…
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Brookfield Multiplex to Construct Apartment Tower in Melbourne
16 Feb 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
Brookfield Multiplex has been selected for the construction of EQ Tower, a landmark apartment high-rise in Melbourne’s central business district. Slated for completion in…
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Dubai to Receive the Middle East’s First ME by Melia Hotel
20 Jan 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Renderings have been released for the Middle East’s first “ME by Melia” hotel, designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, in its flagship project The Opus. The hotel will…
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Brookfield Multiplex to Deliver Sydney’s Tallest Residential Tower
7 Nov 2014 – Sydney, Australia
Brookfield Multiplex has been appointed as sole contractor to construct the iconic Greenland Centre Residential Tower at 115 Bathurst Street in Sydney’s central business…
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Work Begins on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Project
10 Oct 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Omniyat Group and Drake & Scull International (DSI) announced that they have begun construction on their megaproject in Palm Jumeirah, breaking ground on the first…
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Elenberg Fraser-Designed Supertall Up for Approval in Melbourne
4 Sep 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
A Singaporean developer has met with Planning Minister Guy in a bid to get its new 90-level tower approved. The tower would feature a curvilinear facade, almost 1,000…
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Brookfield Named General Contractor for 50-Story London High-Rise
21 Aug 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Work at the site of a new London high-rise, One Blackfriars, is progressing with Brookfield Multiplex officially being appointed to build the tower, which is located on…
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Construction Contract Awarded for London’s Helix Twin Towers
24 Jul 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Brookfield Multiplex has secured the contract to construct the Helix twin-tower scheme in London’s Docklands, worth around £80m (US $136 million). Construction work is…
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Construction Begins on 144-Meter Tower in Melbourne
21 Jul 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne One, an AUS $120 million (US $113 million) new apartment tower by Doig Architecture, will include a nine-story podium that incorporates the existing heritage-…
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Brookfield Multiplex Completes Green Office High-Rise in Melbourne
18 Jul 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Construction has been completed on an approximately $384 million 47,000-square-meter mixed-use office building in Melbourne that will feature an impressive variety of…
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Toronto’s Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower Hits a Milestone
1 Jul 2014 – Toronto, Canada
Over the past month, Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre has been showing significant progress as crews continue working on the 215 meter-tall tower in Toronto. The concrete…
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Melbourne Planning Minister Approves Australia 108
26 Jun 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne will host the southern hemisphere’s tallest building, with a 100-story apartment tower approved for Southbank. Australia 108 will stand at 319 meters and will…
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New 52-Story Mixed-Use Tower for Melbourne
29 May 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Squillace Architects has designed a 52-floor, AUS$280 million mixed use development for Melbourne’s Southbank district. The Platinum tower is to be ready for occupancy in…
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Melbourne’s Australia 108 Height Reduced
30 Apr 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Developers have resubmitted shorter plans for Australia 108, after it was determined that the 388-meter tower would violate aviation regulations limiting building heights…
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Brookfield Multiplex “Surfs” Up New Gold Coast Residential High-Rise
28 Apr 2014 – Gold Coast, Australia
As an answer to increasing demands for residential properties in the Gold Coast area, Brookfield Multiplex has secured the building contract for Rhapsody Surfer's North,…
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JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Opens Second of Two Identical Towers
17 Mar 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Emirates Group officially opened its second hotel tower, the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, which was named Tallest Tower Completed in 2013 by CTBUH. The 355-meter tower…
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Fog Phenomenon Returns to Transform Dubai Skyline
14 Feb 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Twice a year, weather conditions generate a cloud-like fog that settles between the ground and sky, which creates a heavenly vision of the world’s tallest skyscraper tips…
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One Blackfriars Opens Sales Office in Dubai
12 Feb 2014 – London, United Kingdom
One Blackfriars, a 165-meter residential tower developed by Berkeley Group, has opened a sales office in Dubai to market the residences directly to an increased global…
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One St. George Wharf Complete
30 Jan 2014 – London, United Kingdom
The 180-meter structure that is set to become London’s tallest residential development has finished construction, according to designer Broadway Malyan. The Tower, One St…
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Australia 108 is Back Under New Owners, and a Little Shorter
24 Jan 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Australia 108 has emerged from a redesign, shorter than originally planned, but still tall enough to eclipse Melbourne’s current tallest building, 297-meter Eureka Tower…
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New Skyscraper May Surpass Melbourne’s Tallest
9 Dec 2013 – Melbourne, Australia
The Far East Consortium has proposed constructing a four-tower complex at 250 Spencer Street in the center of Melbourne. The site was recently purchased from ISPT, which…
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One Blackfriars is Underway
21 Aug 2013 – London, United Kingdom
Construction has reportedly begun on the Ian Simpson-designed tower at One Blackfriars Road, World Architecture News reports. Developed by St. George, the 52-story tower…
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Brookfield Launches Latest Australian Tower Project
19 Jun 2013 – Perth, Australia
Brookfield Office Properties has launched the final piece of its Brookfield Place on St. Georges Terrace in Perth. The company announced immediate plans to build a second…
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Australia 108 Gets Nod from Melbourne Planning Minister
19 Mar 2013 – Melbourne, Australia
The proposed 388-meter, 108-story Australia 108 tower has been given the green light by the Melbourne Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, MP, according to radio station 3AW…
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Sydney Greenland Center Planned as Australia's Tallest Residential Tower
18 Mar 2013 – Sydney, Australia
China’s Greenland Group is making a splashy foray into Australia by aiding Brookfield's ailing 70-story, 240-meter residential project at 115 Bathurst Street, Sydney,…
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Bay-Adelaide Tower Signs Second Major Tenant
5 Mar 2013 – Toronto, Canada
The latest leasing deal completed at the Bay Adelaide East tower has taken the project's occupancy rate to 60 percent. The 44-story office tower, which is under…
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Emaar Moving Forward with Dubai Hotel
9 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai developer Emaar has awarded the construction contract for a 370-meter hotel, which will be the second tallest building in Downtown Dubai, after Burj Khalifa, the…
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Australia 108 to Employ Prefabricated Structure
27 Nov 2012 – Melbourne, Australia
The Southern Hemisphere's future tallest building, Australia 108, will include prefabricated elements in an attempt to slash construction time. The project will employ a…

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Multiplex at CTBUH

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne

6-10 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?

1 Sep 2015, Event Report – CTBUH Australia held its first national symposium in Brisbane entitled “How are…

Multiplex at CTBUH

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?
1 Sep 2015, Brisbane – Event Report
CTBUH Australia held its first national symposium in Brisbane entitled “How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?” where both local and international speakers presented.
Tour of Toronto’s Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower
22 Aug 2014, Toronto – Tour Report
CTBUH Canada hosted a tour of Toronto’s Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower, currently under construction in the heart of the city’s business district.
CTBUH Australia Hosts Emerging Tech Breakfast in Brisbane
5 Mar 2014, Brisbane – Event Report
The first Emerging Technologies Breakfast Seminar" of the CTBUH Australia Chapter, Brisbane Committee, was attended by more than 150 people.
Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day Two
12 Jun 2013, London – Conference Activity
See the highlights from the second day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including The Shard Networking Reception.
CTBUH 2013 London Conference Gold Sponsor
11-13 Jun 2013, London – Conference Sponsor
In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building development globally, Europe has increasingly embraced the skyscraper, even in cities seen as “anti-tall.”
CTBUH 10th Annual Awards VIP Table Sponsor
3 Nov 2011, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 10th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.

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John Gaskin

John Gaskin

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2015 – Present
Brisbane, Australia

Geoff Pontefract

Geoff Pontefract

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2013

Anne Corr

Anne Corr

CTBUH Conference, Steering Committee, 2013
London, United Kingdom

CTBUH Resources Involving Multiplex

Award Winners & Finalists

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Winner

London and Beyond: Regionalism and the British Skyscraper

12 Jun 2013 – CTBUH 2013 London Conference
Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects

High-rise Construction over the Past 20 Years

12 Jun 2013 – CTBUH 2013 London Conference
Geoff Pontefract, Brookfield Multiplex

Interview: 1 Blackfriars Road

12 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews
Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects

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The Promise of Public Realm: Urban Spaces in the Skyscraper City

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Stephan Reinke, Stephan Reinke Architects

Videos

London and Beyond: Regionalism and the British Skyscraper
12 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects
There are very few architects who have built tall buildings across numerous cities in the UK, and yet several cities outside London have enthusiastically embraced the skyscraper; among them Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds, Glasgow, and…
High-rise Construction over the Past 20 Years
12 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Geoff Pontefract, Brookfield Multiplex
Construction technologies and techniques over the past 20 years have dramatically changed allowing us to build towers today that could never have been dreamt of in the past. In recent years, the majority of tall towers have been built in new and…
Interview: 1 Blackfriars Road
12 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects
Ian Simpson of Ian Simpson Architects is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Ian talks about 1 Blackfriars Road and the differences between building tall in London and other cities in the United…
Interview: Heritage and Future of London Tall Buildings
11 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Kamran Moazami, WSP
Kamran Moazami of WSP Group is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Kamran discusses the history of the high-rise in London and the recent emergence of a higher class of buildings.

Papers/Research

The Promise of Public Realm: Urban Spaces in the Skyscraper City
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Stephan Reinke, Stephan Reinke Architects
This paper will reveal the importance of integrating the Ground Plane, Mid-Level and Rooftop Urban Public Spaces in the City. We will explore the NYLON New York/London axis of Urban Design, with London now emerging as a 21st C skyscraper city with…

Multiplex Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 25 Completed8 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 4 Completed2 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function mixed-use, 12 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 25 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.