Australia: Design for Sydney’s tallest residential tower released

March 10, 2016

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Australia: Design for Sydney’s tallest residential tower released

Aspire Tower in Parramatta

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

SYDNEY- A design has been chosen for a 90-story residential tower in the heart of Parramatta’s CBD, in Sydney’s west.

Architecture firm Bates Smart beat three other competitors to win the right to design the skyscraper, which will be the tallest residential building in the state.

It is part of the Parramatta Square redevelopment.

The firm was chosen by an independent jury, which included Parramatta City Architect Kim Crestani and NSW Government Architect Peter Poulet.

Parramatta City Council Lord Mayor Paul Garrard said Bates Smart had produced a cutting-edge and impressive design.

He said the building was part of the “world-class transformation of [the Parramatta] CBD”.

Walker Corporation, the developer behind the project, said it expected the development approvals for the tower would be lodged by June 2016.

The DA is expected to initially incorporate a 70-story tower, with a second application for 90 storeys lodged after consultation with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Walker Chairman Lang Walker said, “We are very pleased with the jury’s choice.”

“Bates Smart has created an iconic and innovative design concept for the centrepiece of one of the country’s largest urban renewal projects,” Mr Walker said.

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