Singer Beyonce's curves inspire a new skyscraper in Melbourne

Beyonce arrives for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 on May 5, 2015. The singers curves have inspired a skyscraper being built by Singapore's Fragrance Group in the heart of Melbourne, it is reported.
Beyonce arrives for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 on May 5, 2015. The singers curves have inspired a skyscraper being built by Singapore's Fragrance Group in the heart of Melbourne, it is reported.PHOTO: REUTERS
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.PHOTO: ELENBERGFRASER.COM
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.PHOTO: ELENBERGFRASER.COM
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.PHOTO: ELENBERGFRASER.COM
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.
An Australian architecture firm is in the process of creating a 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, that is inspired by Beyonce.PHOTO: ELENBERGFRASER.COM

MELBOURNE - The curves of American singer Beyonce have inspired a skyscraper being built by Singapore's Fragrance Group in the heart of Melbourne, it is reported.

Australian architecture firm Elenberg Fraser is behind the 226-m building, to be known as Premier Tower, on the corner of Bourke and Spencer Street.

A description of the project on its website first mentions how the project was the result of "significant research" into how to best work with individual site and climatic constraints.

It then goes on to say: "For those more on the art than science side, we will reveal that the form (of the tower) does pay homage to something more aesthetic - we're going to trust you've seen the music video for Beyonce's Ghost."

The video, released for Beyonce's self-titled album in 2013, features naked women twisting and squirming as they move, trapped inside tubes of stretchy fabric, reported The Guardian on Wednesday.

The 68-storey skyscraper will house 660 apartments, a shopping centre and a 160-room hotel, it added. It is in planning stage.

The Fragrance Group is the development arm of Singaporean tycoon Koh Wee Meng.