Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC), located in South Bank Queensland is Australia’s most awarded venue and has been officially ranked among the World’s top three convention centres on three separate occasions. The Centre is centrally located in the city’s unique riverside precinct at South Bank, home to Brisbane’s thriving arts and cultural community. The Centre is built upon the former site of World Expo Park, the rollercoaster theme park built for the successful hosting of Brisbane's World Expo '88. The building is 450 metres in length, 120 m wide and 24 m high. The complex roof design is based on five hyperbolic paraboloids. The building is stabilised by concrete shear walls and clad in steel. A car park is located on the ground floor.