Brookfield Multiplex, has been appointed by Salvo Property Group to design and construct Platinum Tower, a $280 million residential apartment building located at 263 City Road, Southbank in Melbourne.
The building will span 52 levels incorporating 438 apartments of one, two, three and four bedroom configurations and expansive private facilities. The uppermost level of the tower features a swimming pool, sauna, spa, gym, private dining, wintergardens and sky lounge with views of Melbourne CBD, Albert Park and Port Phillip Bay. The podium of the building accommodates a restaurant, café and concierge facilities and provides nine levels of car parking.
“We are thrilled to be chosen to work on Platinum and continue with our strong pipeline of work within Victoria. The project builds on our reputation of completing sustainable residential developments and we look forward to delivering Platinum to Southbank,” said Mr Graham Cottam, Regional Managing Director of Brookfield Multiplex Victoria.
Brookfield Multiplex will construct a concrete structure with a predominately precast and double glazed glass facade. The building will use concrete CFA piles, a single concrete core and superstructure with post tensioned slabs.
The residential tower will have metallic painted precast feature elements and a curtain wall will feature from levels 42 to 52 including bronze and indigo coloured glass.
ESD features include a Green Wall on levels two to eight, rainwater harvesting and re-use for landscaping, water efficient fixtures and appliances, allocation for 170 bicycle racks and high performance glazing.
Squillace will design the building while Rincovich will manage structural engineering. WSP, Wood and Grieve and Hydrautech will be responsible for Service Engineering with Wood and Grieve also providing Civil Engineering.
Construction will commence in July 2014 and is expected to be completed in July 2016.