Contractor Tops Out $170 Million Lighthouse Project


Posted on 2017-04-27 Author:LIYUCSF

Contractor reached a major construction milestone on developer’s $170 million high-rise residential tower “Light House”, reaching the highest point of the 70-level building.

Located at 450 Elizabeth Street on the corner of Franklin Street in Melbourne’s CBD, The Light House will comprise 607 apartments with extensive views of the city and Port Phillip Bay.The tower will feature 66 levels of apartments including one, two and three bedroom configurations with a ground floor lobby and retail space over the ground and first levels.

Architects have designed a sleek tower that is a ‘three-dimensional kaleidoscope’ that twists and undulates on its axis thus creating a façade that appears to be a moving object.Light House features purple tinted angular aluminium panels which change colour depending on your perspective. Collectively, they enhance reflectivity and create a coloured mosaic.

Resident facilities include a gymnasium, private dining and entertaining rooms complete with kitchen facilities. A steel and glass roof sits a lap pool on Level eight and 157 automated car stacker spaces and 201 bicycle racks will be provided over seven podium levels.

Apartments will be fitted with WELS rated water efficient fixtures and appliances and natural ventilation will be provided to all habitable spaces.Over 300 workers have been on-site at any one time and construction is expected to be completed by August, 2017.





Contractor reached a major construction milestone on developer’s $170 million high-rise residential tower “Light House”, reaching the highest point of the 70-level building.

Located at 450 Elizabeth Street on the corner of Franklin Street in Melbourne’s CBD, The Light House will comprise 607 apartments with extensive views of the city and Port Phillip Bay.The tower will feature 66 levels of apartments including one, two and three bedroom configurations with a ground floor lobby and retail space over the ground and first levels.

Architects have designed a sleek tower that is a ‘three-dimensional kaleidoscope’ that twists and undulates on its axis thus creating a façade that appears to be a moving object.Light House features purple tinted angular aluminium panels which change colour depending on your perspective. Collectively, they enhance reflectivity and create a coloured mosaic.

Resident facilities include a gymnasium, private dining and entertaining rooms complete with kitchen facilities. A steel and glass roof sits a lap pool on Level eight and 157 automated car stacker spaces and 201 bicycle racks will be provided over seven podium levels.

Apartments will be fitted with WELS rated water efficient fixtures and appliances and natural ventilation will be provided to all habitable spaces.Over 300 workers have been on-site at any one time and construction is expected to be completed by August, 2017.