Skyscraper q1 10020523

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Skyscraper q1 10020523

  1. 1. GOLD COAST , AUSTRALIA CASE STUDY / DD 203 MANNU AMRIT 10020523
  2. 2. • Queensland Number One ( Q1) – located in Surfer’s Paradise , Gold Coast • World’s third largest residential tower • Tallest building in Australia and southern hemisphere OVERVIEW
  3. 3. Designed by Atelier SDG Building type skyscraper Building status existing [completed] Structural material concrete Facade material glass Facade system curtain wall Facade color light green Architectural style postmodern Roof System tapered roof with spire FACTS
  4. 4. CONSTRUCTION Construction started 2002 Completed 2005 Cost $255 million
  5. 5. Form inspired by • Sydney Olympics Torch ( 2000 ) • Sydney Opera House DESIGN / ARCHITECTURE Height Antenna spire 323 m (1,060 ft) Roof 275 m (902 ft) Technical details Floor count 80
  6. 6. MANUFACTURING METHODS
  7. 7. • 18,926 panes of glass weighing 311 tonnes • 9,500 tonnes of reinforcing steel plus 250 tonnes of steel in the roof spire and crown • 34,500 square metres of curtain wall glazing • 1,000 kilometres of electrical cable were used throughout the building • 2,500 people contributed to the on-site construction of Q1 BUILDING MATERIAL
  8. 8. METALS INVOLVED
  9. 9. METAL FORMING
  10. 10. MOLDS / CASTING
  11. 11. INITIAL DRAWINGS / DESIGN
  12. 12. PLAN
  13. 13. SLIDE 9
  14. 14. CUTTING
  15. 15. The tower has 10 elevators; the fastest being the one that reaches the observatory, traveling at 9 meters per second CORE
  16. 16. DOUBLE COATINGS
  17. 17. STATISTICS
  18. 18. COMPOSITE MATERIALS - MMC
  19. 19. The world’s tallest building spire, at 97.7 metres and weighing 110 tonnes SPIRE
  20. 20. The spire, a purpose-built lightning rod, is designed to draw lightning away from the structure and down to dissipate the voltage. During recent Queensland storms, the spire was hit eight times by lightning bolts. TECHNOLOGY
  21. 21. • The key design criteria for the Q1 tower’s concrete requirements was to provide an innovative concrete solution to ensure the concrete could be pumped to great heights. • 61,000 cubic meters of concrete used in the entire process. CONCRETE
  22. 22. THE END

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