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Height: Occupied
235 m / 771 ft
 
Height: To Tip
322.5 m / 1,058 ft
Height: Architectural
322.5 m / 1,058 ft
 
Q1 Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
235 m / 771 ft
Floors Above Ground
78
Floors Below Ground
2
# of Elevators
11
Top Elevator Speed
9 m/s
Tower GFA
107,510 m² / 1,157,228 ft²
# of Apartments
527
# of Parking Spaces
730

Facts

Official Name Q1 Tower
Other Names Q1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Australia
City Gold Coast
Street Address & Map 9 Hamilton Avenue
Postal Code 4217
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 2002
Completion 2005
Official Website Q1 Resort and Spa
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #92 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #1 Tallest in Oceania
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Australia
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Gold Coast

Original Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Sunland Group; Surfers Paradise Beach Resort
Architect
Design Innovarchi; Sunland Group
Architect of Record The Buchan Group
Structural Engineer
Design Arup; Whaley Consulting Group
Main Contractor Sunland Constructions
Other Consultant
Façade Arup
• Lighting Tony Dowthwaite Lighting Design
• Wind Windtech Consultants Pty Ltd
Material Supplier
• Cladding G.James Glass and Aluminium Pty. Ltd
• Construction Hoists Alimak Hek
• Elevator KONE
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation

Retrofit Companies Involved

Other Consultant
• Façade Maintenance Manntech Building System
Material Supplier
• Façade Maintenance Equipment Manntech Building System

CTBUH Initiatives

“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Supports High-Rise Conference at Samara State University
4-7 Sep 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Q1 Tower

“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The third installment of the CTBUH / Chicago Architecture Foundation’s (CAF) joint skyscraper lecture series brought together a diverse group of tall building experts.
CTBUH Supports High-Rise Conference at Samara State University
4-7 Sep 2017, Samara – Event Report
22 speakers discussed the state of high-rise design & construction at this conference, a partner event between the CTBUH and Samara State Technical University.
CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH believes public skyscraper signs are a powerful and lasting way to inform the world about the official recognition of the achievements and merits of new and existing tall buildings.
CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those countries and presents information…

Research Papers

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2018
Jan 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue I

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2017
Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I

Debating Tall: Do Trees Belong on Skyscrapers?
30 Aug 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue III

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Papers Related to Q1 Tower

Papers Related to Q1 Tower

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2018
Jan 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In 2018, 143 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This is a slight decrease from 2017’s record-breaking total of 147, and it brings the total…
The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2017
Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I; CTBUH Staff, CTBUH
In 2017, 144 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This is the fourth record-breaking year in a row, and it brings the total number of 200-meter-plus…
Debating Tall: Do Trees Belong on Skyscrapers?
30 Aug 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue III; Tim DeChant, Senior Digital Editor, NOVA; Ken Yeang, Hamzah & Yeang
As skyscrapers adorned with greenery, both rendered and real, appear more frequently in design publications, the question must be asked, “Can substantial trees at height…
Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II; CTBUH Research
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those…

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