Project Description

  • Melbourne Square by COX Architecture

Melbourne Square

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Developer: Lendlease
Year: 2018
Number of units: 2 traversing roof cars

The Melbourne Square is based in the heart of Melbourne’s Southbank, and is located close to the Southern Cross train station. The construction of the six towers, ranging from 38 to 73 floors, has started in 2016 and will be completed in stages. Stage one contains two residential towers, connected by a retail podium spanning eight floors.

The striking high-rise residential towers span 54 floors and 69 floors, of approx. 1000 premium apartments and penthouses. Melbourne Square offers its residents a variety of luxury amenities, such as a swimming pool, a cinema, golf simulator, sauna, spa, gym spaces and a library.  Additionally the quarter features a large  park setting of 3.700 sqm (40.903 sqft).

Specifications

  • 2 x traversing roof cars with fixed jibs.

  • Approx. lifting height of 180 m (591 ft) and 200 m (656 ft).

  • Fixed jib with outreach of approx. 17 m (56 ft).

  • Track lengths of 17 m (56 ft) and 30 m (98 ft).

  • Max. luffing angle of 55 degrees.

  • 1 x fixed pantograph gondola with outreach of 1,6 m (5,2 ft).

  • 2 x Glass Replacement Units with max. load of 300 kg (984 ft) and 750 kg (2460 ft).

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