300 George Street Blogumentary
This is a blogumentatry project that is following the construction and development of the building complex planned for 300 George Street, Brisbane, with the aim of capturing the history from demolition of the old court building to the final completion of the three new towers.
This blog is in no way affiliated with the developer of the building site.

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300 George Street Brisbane

Recent Posts

Updates between 7th of August and 11th of August

Updates between 31st of July and 4th of August

Time lapse videos for all of April

W Hotel curved window installation

Updates between 24th of July and 28th of July

Updates between 17th of July and 21st of July

North Quay crane extended, new number 25 painted on the elevator shaft

Updates between 10th of July and 14th of July

Night time construction zoom in fun

Close up photos of work on the W Hotel tower

Photos from around the site perimeter

Updates between 3rd of July and 7th of July

Scaffolding removed around the commercial tower

Updates from different angles, plus a video of the work on top of the W hotel tower

Updates between 26th of June and 30th of June

Updates between 19th of June and 23rd of June

Multiplex Appointed To Build Brisbane Quarter Commercial Tower

Updates between 12th of June and 16th of June

Updates between 5th of June and 10th of June

Cranes shooting rainbows over Brisbane

Official Pages

300 George Brisbane
Brisbane Quarter
Brookfield Multiplex
Brisbane Development

Updates between 7th of August and 11th of August

Here's another update from Bernard for the last week.

7 August -
- L24 on hotel: reinforcing being laid to SW, formwork to N
- hotel core has jacked up to reveal L27
- more scaffolding going up around the S side of the office tower


8 August -
- hotel L24: reinforcing being laid to SW, formwork looks done to N
- office: scaffolding around S side
- res: not much visible happening
- lots of what looks like formwork shutters in the podium area, no idea what they're for


9 August -
- hotel: nearly finished laying reinforcing SW of L24, starting on N
- office: still scaffolding the S perimeter, some large metal cages being craned over, no idea what they are
- res: not much visible up top
- materials (pipes, insulation, etc) being craned in to loading platforms that extend from SE corner of podium area. This will be for the continuing internal fitout of the lower floors (some of this is visible from the street)


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Mon Aug 14 23:06:22 2017
Photos, Construction, Day, GuestContribution

Updates between 31st of July and 4th of August

31 July -
- hotel core now showing Level 26
- L23 slab formwork on SW side, starting to build forms for blade columns for L22 to N
- reinforcing and post-tensioning ducts being laid to S side of office tower
- still laying reinforcing and post-tensioning ducts to NW side of res tower


1 August -
- building L23 formwork for the hotel
- still laying reinforcing & post-tensioning ducts for the office tower
- putting some walls below the slab level just south of the office core
- the NW side of the res tower slab has been poured


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Tue Aug 8 14:55:12 2017
Photos, Construction, Day, GuestContribution

Time lapse videos for all of April

These are time lapses that Bernard created for all of April. Enjoy!

31 March - 7 April

7 - 14 April

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Sun Aug 6 17:39:48 2017
Construction, Day, Night, GuestContribution, Video

W Hotel curved window installation

Those W Hotel curved windows look amazing from the ground level. When I first saw them I thought they surely must be a single piece installs but I was wrong. Each curved window is made up of about 7 separate facets. Here are some pictures and a time lapse video of their installation.


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Thu Aug 3 21:51:17 2017
Photos, Construction, Day, Video