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A Skyscraper Inspired By Beyonce Is Coming Up In Australia
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A Skyscraper Inspired By Beyonce Is Coming Up In Australia

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Inspiration manifests into various forms and the upcoming Premiere Tower is one such extraordinary outcome of it. Paying homage to a music video by Beyonce, the form of the new skyscraper is inspired by the undulating fabric-wrapped bodies of dancers in the singer’s music video for Ghost. Its fun to sneak peek inside Beyonce’s home but staying inside a building inspired by her will seriously Ring the AlarmBeyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_5Australian firm Elenberg Fraser has won planning approval for a 226-metre-high Beyonce-inspired skyscraper in Melbourne. The new Premiere Tower at 134 Spencer Street will boast a series of curves and bulges designed to make it as structurally efficient as possible.Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_3The complex form – a vertical cantilever – is actually the most effective way to redistribute the building’s mass, giving the best results in terms of structural dispersion, frequency oscillation and wind requirements. Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_2The shape of the Premiere Tower also responds to climate, wind and the particular limitations of the site.Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_7With three street frontages the building’s podium steps down from the tower’s lofty heights to respond to its heritage surrounds.Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_6Located at the west end of the city’s central business district, the 68-storey structure will contain 660 apartments, large retail space as well as a 160-room hotel. Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_4Parametric modelling was used to develop the unique form, which will swell in and out at various points around the facade.Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_8 Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_9 Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_14 Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_13 Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_12“For those more on the art than science side, we will reveal that the form does pay homage to something more aesthetic – we’re going to trust you’ve seen the music video for Beyoncé’s Ghost,” said the Melbourne-based studio.Beyonce_inspired_PremiereTower_11

Beyonce_ghost_inspired_PremiereTower_1Beyonce_ghost_musicElenberg Fraser Via Dezeen



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