3XN to construct world's biggest fish market in sydney

3XN to construct world's biggest fish market in sydney

danish architecture practice 3XN architects will be realizing their proposal to design the new sydney fish market. following an international competition, the decision will be to relocate the existing fish market from its location in pyrmont to an adjacent wharf in blackwattle bay.

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as well as the ‘quay quarter tower’ that will be completed by 2020 in sydney, the fish market will be 3XN’s third project in the australian city. ‘the brief is to rejuvenate sydney fish market and create a world class food and dining destination on the inner harbor that will be dynamic, sustainable, and sympathetic to the local area,’ comments barry mann urbangrowth NSW head of projects portfolio.



the new fish market project is expected to cost more than $250 million and offer mixed-use opportunities with an an emphasis on place-making to foster a strong sense of community. the draft designs of the fish market to be released later this year and construction is expected to commence in late 2018. once completed, the scheme will become the world’s largest fishmarket.



‘we are incredibly excited to be working with urbangrowth NSW and sydney fish market to create not just an authentic fish market, but an iconic destination for australia,’kim herforth nielsen, founding partner at 3XN





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