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    Archive16 February, 2000

    To reflect the architectural internal planning, elevational treatments and organic sinuous form of the internal leading slab edge, a structural grid of 8.4m x 6.0m was derived using reinforced concrete as the construction material. Concrete allowed the team to form the sculptured cantilevering edge as a fair-face finish and proved the most cost-effective for the typical spans as a 300mm thick slab.