187.3 m (614.5 ft)
136 million AUD
173 m, 187 m to tip
+61 3 9663 1117
| 302-324 Russell Street, Melbourne, Australia|
318 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Prima Pearl, 568 Collins Street, Greenland Central Plaza, Light House Melbourne, Telstra Corporate Centre
Abode318 is a residential skyscraper developed by PDG Corporation and Schiavello and designed by Elenberg Fraser and Disegno Australia in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. As of November 2016, the skyscraper is the 13th–tallest building in Melbourne.
Initially proposed in 2007, and named the Barton Tower, the skyscraper anticipated the current trend of "skinny skyscrapers" proposed in Melbourne. Indeed, the most unusual feature of the building is its "curving exterior" which is illuminated by 10 millimetres of rose coloured glass, which incorporates thermal properties that insulate the skyscraper. Abode318 comprises 450 apartments across 57 levels, and reaches a height of 187.3 metres (614.5 feet). The project received approval by then-Planning Minister Matthew Guy in 2011, with construction commencing later that year. At a cost of AUD$136 million, the building topped-out in late 2014, and was completed by early 2015. At the time of its completion, Abode318 was the 10th–tallest building in Melbourne; additionally, it became the first building since the 2006 completion of the Eureka Tower to be listed in the "ten-tallest buildings of Melbourne".