Central Plaza One is the third tallest skyscraper in thecity of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and wasdesigned by renowned Japanese architect Kurokawa Kisho. The height of the tower is 174 m. Construction was completed in 1988 and it became synonymous with Australian Bicentenary and WorldExpo '88 Brisbane. The building is owned by Industry Superannuation Property Trust who bought the building for $385million. At the time of its completion it was the tallest building in Brisbane but taller buildings have been completed since. Currently the only two buildings in Brisbane that are taller than CentralPlaza 1 are: RiparianPlaza - completed in 2005, and then Aurora Towerin 2006.
Located next to Central Plaza One is a smaller version of the tower with a similar design, Central PlazaTwo, which has a height of 110m. In 2008, Central Plaza Three will be completed. At 57 metres, Central Plaza Three will complete theCentral Plaza Complex.
Central Plaza One has a unique window cleaning mechanismin which a section at the top of the building rotates, allowing for the suspension of outdoor window cleaners.Plush foyers, a striking facade and the integration of advanced technology systems have resulted in the structure being described as one of the most iconic in Australia.


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