Accoya wood chosen for cladding on the spiralling 6 story R7 tower in Sydney's Darling Square District

Accoya wood has been chosen for the cladding on the R7 tower, part of the Barangaroo reserve. Taking prime position, the Accoya timber screen stands out on the spiralling 6 story structure at the heart of Sydney’s Darling Square District.

20 kilometres of Accoya was supplied to contractors Lend Lease for the manufacture and installation of an Accoya screen that wraps the exterior of the building in a dynamic and exciting manner. FR treated by Fire Resistance with their product Flame Fix the building contains a library, childcare centre and market hall as well as a rooftop bar and restaurant with views over Tumbalong Park, the Chinese Gardens and Cockle Bay.

Architect: KENGO KUMA

Contractor: LEND LEASE

Supplied by: Brittons Timber