Skytower, Brisbane

Skytower2014 230x300MEL Consultants was awarded the wind-engineering consultancy for Billbergia's 292-m, residential Skytower and adjacent shorter hotel, located on Margaret Street in Brisbane. The scope of work for both buildings included the assessment of the environmental pedestrian-wind conditions on and around the project, a comprehensive aeroelastic wind-tunnel model study for structural wind loads, and wind-tunnel model measurements of pressures to provide facade design pressures over this tallest residential building in Brisbane.