Key to the vision of the $60m White Bay Cruise Terminal, a new cruise facility located at Australia’s iconic Sydney Harbour, was the adaptive reuse of an existing crane gantry as the main support structure.

The solution, designed by engineers Taylor Thomson Whitting in collaboration with architects Johnson Pilton Walker architects (JPW), is a perfect example of marrying the old with the new. The terminal site is located on the Balmain Peninsula, and was previously occupied by the world’s first dedicated international terminal. It was…