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568 Collins Street Skyscraper: Topping Out Ceremony

A topping out ceremony was held today on level 60 of Melbourne’s newest icon 568 Collins Street.

A development by Stamoulis Property Group, the mixed-use skyscraper was designed by Bruce Henderson Architects and built by Hickory. Meinhardt provided structural, civil and façade engineering.

Key Facts:

  • 562 apartments
  • 12 office spaces
  • 225 parking spaces
  • 69 levels from basement to roof
  • 224 metres in height from the ground
  • 2,500 tonnes of steel used
  • 29,000sqm of façade installed
  • 22,000 cubic metres of concrete poured
  • 51,263 meat pies eaten during construction (approx!)

Pictured below from left to right are Rennie Darmanin – Discipline Leader, Structures (Aus); Tony Douglas – General Manager, Facades; Adam Lu – Façade Consultant; James Hargreaves – Senior Consultant, Structures; and Peter Placzek – Manager, Specialist Engineering Group


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