Central Plaza 1, Brisbane
|Central Plaza 1|
Central Plaza 1
|Owner||Industry Superannuation Property Trust|
|Roof||174 m (571 ft)|
|Design and construction|
Central Plaza One is the fifth-tallest skyscraper in the city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and was designed by renowned Japanese architect Kurokawa Kisho. The height of the tower is 174 m (571 ft) and it contains 44 floors.
Construction was completed in 1988 and it became synonymous with Australian Bicentenary and World Expo '88 Brisbane. It is located at 345 Queen Street, in the Brisbane central business district. The building is owned by Industry Superannuation Property Trust, who bought the building for $385 million.
Located next to Central Plaza One is a smaller version of the tower with a similar design, Central Plaza Two, which has a height of 110 m. In 2008, Central Plaza Three was built to 57 metres, completing the Central Plaza Complex.
AAMI Insurance signs located outside and on top of the building as well as retail branch on the bottom floor has resulted in Central Plaza 1 being nicknamed the AAMI Building.
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- Shannon Molloy (2009-01-22). "Locals scratch heads over space-age skyscraper". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Digital. Retrieved 2008-02-04.
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