Bootylicious building: the Melbourne skyscraper inspired by Beyoncé

Bootylicious building: the Melbourne skyscraper inspired by Beyoncé

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Yep. Beyoncé is so undeniably incredible that she now informs modern architecture

Melbourne residents will soon be living in the shadow of Beyoncé's booty - immortalised in 78 storeys of concrete, metal and steel. Melbourne architecture firm Elenberg Fraser have released plans for the Premier Tower, with a design they say was inspired by Beyonce's 2013  'Ghost' video clip - if you don't remember it, check it out below.

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Take one look at the design and its influence is clear: the towering structure is all undulating curves in high-shimmer, bootylicious glory. "For those more on the art than science side," says Elenberg Fraser on their website, "we will reveal that the form does pay homage to something more aesthetic - we're going to trust you've seen the music video for Beyoncé's Ghost."

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The building, to be built near Melbourne's Southern Cross train station, will be home to residential apartments, retail and a hotel. But what we want to know is this: will Beyoncé be there to cut the ribbon at the building's eventual opening? We can only hope.

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