Australia’s Most Slender Tower: Collins House
Designed by Bates Smart, Melbourne’s 60-storey Collins House is the most slender tower in Australia, rising 184 metres on a 480m2 site which equates to a slenderness ratio of 16.5. By comparison, the world’s most slender skyscraper has a slenderness ratio of approx. 24.
Australia's Top 5 Engineered-Timber Buildings
Currently, the world’s tallest timber building is Mjøstårnet in Norway, an 85 metre mixed-use complex completed in March 2019. But how is Australia doing in the timber construction space? Let’s look at Australia’s top 5 engineered timber buildings.