The Realm is a hotel and office precinct located in Canberra’s prestigious Parliamentary Triangle.
Designed by Colin Stewart in 2007, the Realm won the 2008 Australian Institute of Architects ACT Chapter Commercial Architecture Commendation.
The design of the building is directly responsive to the city’s form and urban structure. Three blocks combine to make up the building, forming at the edges to create a grand atrium and courtyard spaces at the building’s heart.
Integral to the design of Hotel Realm is the use of pre-cast structural concrete to achieve a bold, geometric look and provide an efficient construction system. There is an emphasis of natural light, natural ventilation and solar access.
The Realm Precinct features well regarded restaurants such as Buvette, Ostani Bar and Restaurant, Maple and Clove and Lilotang.
It includes three premium hotels, the state of the art EVO health club, Mudd day spa and Kundalini Hair Salon.
Tenants are only moments away from large Government departments such as Department of Finance, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Human Services and Australian Government Attorney-General's Department.
Ten minutes by car/taxi from the Canberra International Airport.
Ten minutes to the CBD by car/taxi.
2-3 minute walk from the front of The Realm precinct. Stop number 2254 and bus route number: 2 and 3.
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The Realm is conveniently located at the footsteps of Parliament house and surrounded by the nation’s most revered cultural icons such as the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, Old Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin.