Horizon Apartment - The Horizon in Sydney
The Horizon Apartment, known
also as just The Horizon, is a skyscraper apartment building
located in 184 Forbes Street Darlinghurst in Sydney,
Australia. It is between historic Liverpool and Williams
Street in Sydney.
The construction of the
Horizon Apartment is centered on getting the most out of
Sydney’s panoramic view including the Opera House and
The 43 storey skyscraper built with offsite,
pre-stressed concrete was designed by Austrian-Australian
architect Harry Seidler and Associates and was built to
house 260 apartments with 32,000 meters square of
space. Construction of the Horizon
Apartments started in 1990
and completed in 1998 by Grollo
Constructions, a Melbourne based construction company.
There was some controversy
involving the Horizon Apartment when it
was completed in
1998. Because of its height, it effectively
other surrounding buildings.