Melbourne

Australia

Facts

Population

4,246,345 (2013)

Area

9,990 km²

3,857 mi²

Density

425.1 people per km²

1100.9 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

55 Completed • 19 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (48%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (85%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

21

Tallest City in

the World
#

1

Tallest City in

Oceania
#

1

Tallest City in

Australia

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Australia 108

316.7 m / 1,039 ft

2

Eureka Tower

297.3 m / 975 ft

3

Aurora Melbourne Central

270.5 m / 887 ft

4

West Side Place Tower A

268.7 m / 882 ft

5

120 Collins Street

266.6 m / 875 ft

6

101 Collins Street

260 m / 853 ft

7

Prima Pearl Apartments

254 m / 833 ft

8

Rialto Towers

251.1 m / 824 ft

9

Queens Place North Tower

249.9 m / 820 ft

10

Victoria One

246.8 m / 810 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Marc Colella

City Committee

Marc Colella

AECOM

CTBUH Australia Symposium: Future Thinking For Our Cities

14 March 2020

Call for Abstracts: CTBUH Australia 2020 Symposium

23 January 2020

Videos

01 October 2020

Timber Rising | Philip Gardiner

Engineering a 12-Story Mass Timber Building Over an Existing Retail Center: 500 Lonsdale Street in Melbourne, Australia

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Research

01 March 2020

Modern Skyscrapers in the Late 19th Century

Skyscrapers are often seen as a typically American phenomenon. This paper aims at demonstrating that in terms of technology major developments are European and that,...

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Global News

08 July 2021

Melbourne Office Tower Begins Construction

Construction is underway for a 27-story tower at 130 Little Collins in Melbourne. Designed by Cox Architecture, the AU$190 million (US$ 141 million) tower will...

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