Quay Quarter Tower: Urban, Social, and Environmental Transformation
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Quay Quarter Tower: Urban, Social, and Environmental Transformation

Posted on March 27, 2023 by martabuges

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The project, located in Circular Quay in Sydney’s CBD, marks a milestone achievement: it is the most comprehensive transformation project ever completed, stripping back the existing AMP Centre at 50 Bridge Street and giving it new life as Quay Quarter Tower.

“Quay Quarter Tower is a project about transformation: urban, social, and environmental,” explains 3XN Founding Partner Kim Nielsen. “It is now also recognized as the most important transformation project ever completed – one that would not have been possible without an ambitious client and a great team. Instead of demolishing a building that no longer worked for its users, we have prolonged its life and given it new form and character – with its further transformation in mind.”

The radical sustainability strategy for QQT started with the client brief back in 2014, challenging the winner of the competition to keep as much o