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Height: Occupied
235 m / 771 ft
 
Height: To Tip
322.5 m / 1,058 ft
Height: Architectural
322.5 m / 1,058 ft
 
Q1 Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
235 m / 771 ft
Floors Above Ground
78
Floors Below Ground
2
# of Elevators
11
Top Elevator Speed
9 m/s
Tower GFA
107,510 m² / 1,157,228 ft²
# of Apartments
527
# of Parking Spaces
730

Facts

Official Name Q1 Tower
Other Names Q1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Australia
City Gold Coast
Street Address & Map 9 Hamilton Avenue
Postal Code 4217
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 2002
Completion 2005
Official Website Q1 Resort and Spa
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #79 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #1 Tallest in Oceania
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Australia
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Gold Coast

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Sunland Group; Surfers Paradise Beach Resort
Architect
Design Innovarchi; Sunland Group
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor Sunland Constructions
Other Consultant
• Wind Windtech Consultants Pty Ltd
Material Supplier
• Construction Hoists Alimak Hek
• Elevator KONE
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation

CTBUH Initiatives

“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Supports High-Rise Conference at Samara State University
4-7 Sep 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

More Initiatives

CTBUH Initiatives Related to Q1 Tower

“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The third installment of the CTBUH / Chicago Architecture Foundation’s (CAF) joint skyscraper lecture series brought together a diverse group of tall building experts.
CTBUH Supports High-Rise Conference at Samara State University
4-7 Sep 2017, Samara – Event Report
22 speakers discussed the state of high-rise design & construction at this conference, a partner event between the CTBUH and Samara State Technical University.
CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those countries and presents information…
CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH believes public skyscraper signs are a powerful and lasting way to inform the world about the official recognition of the achievements and merits of new and existing tall buildings.

Research Papers

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2017
Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I

Debating Tall: Do Trees Belong on Skyscrapers?
30 Aug 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue III

Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II


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