Telstra Corporate Building: 242 Exhbition Street, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Telstra Corporate Building
LocationAddress: 242 Exhbition Street
Telstra Corporate Building is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1992
Original use: Office
Current use: Office
(to roof) : 193
(to pinnacle) : 219
number of floors : 47
Built in the Nineties period in the Modern style
An interesting modern building in that the elevator core is exposed through the middle of the building and used as a tower feature. The 43 storey Telecom Corporate Tower is the headquarters for the former Telecom company. The building has a staggered quadrants clad in glass and is topped with a spire. Stark minimalism and black curtain wall glass achieves a modern effect, while the breaking up of the building into distinctly sepaate cubist structures creates a stepped effect, and a dramatic sillhouette on the skyline.
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