Prima Pearl

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Prima Pearl
Prima Pearl building design.jpg
The approved design of Prima Pearl
General information
Status Under construction
Location 31-49 Queensbridge Square, Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)
Australia
Estimated completion 2014–15[1]
Height
Roof 254 m (833 ft)[2]
Technical details
Floor count 72[2][3]
Floor area 102,000 m2 (1,100,000 sq ft)[1]
Design and construction
Main contractor Brookfield Multiplex

Prima Pearl (also known as Pearl Tower and Prima Tower[3]) is a residential skyscraper under construction in the Southbank precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Upon completion, the building will stand at 254 metres (833 feet) high; making it the fourth tallest building in Melbourne, and the fifth tallest in Australia. It will also overtake the Rialto Towers to become the second tallest building to roof in Melbourne and Australia by 3 meters. The building will comprise 667 apartments, across 72 levels. As of June 30th 2014, Prima Pearl was topped out and became the second tallest building in Melbourne to roof after the Eureka Tower. [2][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Prima Pearl Concept Design for Public Spaces". Bates Smart. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Hopkins, Philip (15 August 2012). "Pearl of a tower heading skyward". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Prima Pearl Tower – Emporis". Emporis. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Southbank's new "pearler" of a place". Docklands News. 27 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Prince, Madeline (13 September 2012). "Construction begins on Pearl tower of Southbank". Architecture & Design. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Works underway on Melbourne's 4th tallest building". Owners Corporation Management. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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