Sky tower by Michael & Callum B

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Sky tower by Michael & Callum B

  1. 1. Sky TowerBy Michael Li & Callum Bennie
  2. 2. Where is it• The Sky tower was made in Auckland and was built on the 16th of august one day later it was released to the crowd.Construction• The tower was built by architect Craig Craig Moller, structural engineer Beca Group, developer Harrah’s entertainment, main contractor Fletcher construction
  3. 3. Innovative• The tower is Auckland’s primary FM radio transmitter and it’s second major terrestrial television transmitter.• The towers used for telecommunications and broadcasting. With Aucklands peering exchange and tourism
  4. 4. Materials• High performance concrete, toughened steel, reinforced concrete , reinforced steel, high strength concrete, 600 tonnes of structural steel• (good info. The sky tower can withstand 125mph of wind and can stay undamaged from and 40 kilometre earthquake!)
  5. 5. Interesting Info• The Sky Tower was 50 million US dollars and 76 million NZ dollars.• It took 2 years and 9 months to build the Sky Tower!!• The Sky Tower is 328 metres tall and it is the 28th tallest tower is the world.• Thomas Dold from Germany broke the record fastest run up the Sky Tower, the time was an epic 4 minutes and 53 second!.• There are 1267 steps from the base of Sky Tower to the Sky Deck!• The Sky Tower consists of 15000 cubic metres of concrete.

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