One One One Eagle Street

One One One Eagle Street is a 194.7-metre (639 ft) office building in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, located in the city centre.[5] With 6 star Green Star office design rating,[3] the building is part of the CBD's 'Golden Triangle' district. Its location is the site of the old Indigo House building, which was demolished over a period of six months starting in 2008. 95% of all waste from the old building is to be recycled or reused.

One One One Eagle Street
One One One Eagle Street
General information
LocationEagle Street
Brisbane, QLD
Coordinates27°28′03.33″S 153°01′49.28″E
Current tenants
Construction started2008
Completedearly 2012[1]
Opening1 August 2012 (2012-08-01)[2]
CostA$700 million [2]
Roof195 m (640 ft)
Technical details
Structural systemStructural frame
MaterialSteel and glass
Floor count53[3]
Floor area64,264 m2 (691,730 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectPhilip Cox
Architecture firmCox Rayner
DeveloperGPT Group
Structural engineerArup
Services engineerWSP Lincolne Scott
Main contractorLeighton Contractors

The site is located between the Riverside Centre and Riparian Plaza buildings. Leighton Contractors constructed the Cox Rayner-designed skyscraper which has 54 floors including 44 levels of premium office space and 115 car parking spaces in the under ground carpark. The building cost $700 million to construct.[2]


The building contains a steel structural frame[6] and was designed by architects Cox Rayner and takes inspiration from nature, with its design based on the algorithm of the way plants grow towards the light.[5] Ceiling heights are 3.1 metres (10 ft) with a fully glazed exterior to maximise views.[6]

One of the major aspects of the building will be its emphasis on sustainability, with features such as gas-fired for on-site power generators, to reduce impact of CO2 production, 50% greater ventilation than most Australian office buildings, it also included plans to River Heat Rejection process to reduce strain on the cooling towers as well as saving millions of litres of water, however this to date has not been installed. There is also a proposal for a water recycling plant for the building for waste water management to be used in conjunction with rainwater tanks for use in toilets and irrigation. Blinds will be sensor-activated to trap hot air before pumping it outside.[6]

The outside of the building is furnished with 52,000 LED lights.[7] The lighting design imitates the branches of a nearby Moreton Bay Fig tree.

The buildings lobby and ground floor were used in the filming of the 2015 film San Andreas, being used to represent the foyer of a skyscraper in downtown San Francisco.


The project manager and project director for One One One Eagle Street were Burns Bridge Sweett.[4] Excavation of the basement levels was conducted while the floors above were being constructed, a process referred to as the top-down method.[5] The building's topping out was celebrated on 18 May 2011, with two utilities floors remaining to be completed.[6]


Confirmed tenants include Arrow Energy, ANZ Bank, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, ERM Power, EY, Gadens, Hays plc, and Norton Rose Fulbright.[1][6] The first tenants were able to move in from July 2012.[2]

Tenants are provided the services of a commercial concierge.[8]

See also


  1. "GPT secures ANZ at One One One Eagle Street Brisbane". The GPT Group. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  2. Marissa Calligeros (24 July 2012). "Inside Brisbane's tallest towers". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  3. "ONE ONE ONE Eagle Street Achieves 6 Star Green Star Office Design Rating". The GPT Group. 20 May 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  4. "One One Eagle Street / Cox Rayner Architects". ArchDaily. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  5. Marissa Calligeros (5 November 2010). "Brisbane's growing skyline takes shape". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  6. Marissa Calligeros (18 May 2011). "The view from Brisbane's highest office". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  7. Marissa Calligeros (2 August 2012). "New light 'breathed' into CBD". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  8. Katherine Feeney (17 August 2012). "'A hotel without bedrooms', complete with concierge". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
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