QIC & ACME

QIC & ACME

#Eastland Melbourne

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

QIC, Probuild, Inhabit and The Buchan Group collaborated with UAP to fabricate and install this iconic entrance feature, designed by ACME for Eastland in Melbourne, Australia. The striking 24m x 12m steel roof structure, uniquely named ‘The Shard’, was fabricated in our Australian workshop and cantilevered to create the effect of a floating ceiling rising out of the ground plane of the Town Square.

The complex, compound curves were achieved by creating prefabricated aluminium sections that connect to the base structure and create the unique flowing form. The Shard’s striking form draws people into the mall and is the main transitioning point for visitors to Eastland and its new Town Square.

Image Credit: Roger D'Souza

#Project summary

Creative

QIC & ACME

Artwork Title

Eastland Melbourne

Project

Eastland Melbourne

Client

QIC, ACME and Probuild

Year

2016

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Build

UAP

#Related projects

Woods Bagot

Melbourne, Australia

Woods Bagot

One Melbourne Quarter

SHoP Architects

New York City, USA

SHoP Architects

American Copper Buildings

UAP Design

Brisbane, Australia

UAP Design

Legacy Way Facade

Melco Resorts & Entertainment

Macau, China

Melco Resorts & Entertainment

Level 30 Pods