[U/C] 11 Frome Street | 135m | 37 Levels | Crowne Plaza / Adelaidean | New tallest

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#1141 Post by Ben » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:00 pm

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#1142 Post by aceman » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:00 pm

coming down the hill on the southern expressway this one is starting to really dominate the right side of the city skyline when viewed from that position. will be interesting to see if it actually looks taller than westpac when completed.

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#1143 Post by Jaymz » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:13 pm

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On the Eastern side theres a facade panel that is highly reflective... Just under the floor jump system. Makes me wonder if the facade currently has a protective coating?

I'm hearing what you're saying but highly unlikely. Interested to know if any such concept (protective coating to be peeled off) has happened on a high rise/skyscraper in the past? I recall asking the same thing with Vue, when comparing the building rising in front of our eyes compared to the renders. I was left disappointed of course.

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#1144 Post by Pikey » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:34 am

Jaymz wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:13 pm
Pikey wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:17 pm
On the Eastern side theres a facade panel that is highly reflective... Just under the floor jump system. Makes me wonder if the facade currently has a protective coating?

I'm hearing what you're saying but highly unlikely. Interested to know if any such concept (protective coating to be peeled off) has happened on a high rise/skyscraper in the past? I recall asking the same thing with Vue, when comparing the building rising in front of our eyes compared to the renders. I was left disappointed of course.
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#1145 Post by Patrick_27 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:28 pm

I was in Adelaide this past couple of days and had the chance to see this in person, as someone who has been highly critical of the final product, photos don't do it justice, it does look better in person. That said, the closer you get to the building, the more the glass disappoints. But from afar it looks quite good.

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#1146 Post by Plasmatron » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:08 pm

Forgot to post this one - just over a week ago, from the medical centre car park in North Adelaide. (5/8/2019)

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#1147 Post by citywatcher » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:32 pm

Core rise today

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#1148 Post by dingies1985 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:13 pm

Wow it really gives that end of the city some height already.


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#1149 Post by melonhead » Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:03 pm

Photos taken today - one close up and one diagonal angle from Adelaide Uni.
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#1150 Post by cmet » Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:29 pm

Looks better in darker weather and in the night

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#1151 Post by HiTouch » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:11 am

Driving down lower north east road and the angle makes it look on par in terms of height with westpac house. It also looks like it’s apart of the central pyramid “clump” dude to the angle.
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#1152 Post by ChillyPhilly » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:32 pm

Quick one from today. Bumped up the saturation to show off the intricacies.

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#1153 Post by Nort » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:01 pm

Not that there was much doubt, but the "maybe the beautiful dark reflective glass is covered with protective backing" theory can be safely put to rest by the clearness of those windows on the westerly side of the south facing podium, where we can see the light from other windows behind shining through.

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#1154 Post by Norman » Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:43 pm

Love seeing this rise up and up from the West End

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#1155 Post by ghs » Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:32 pm

Will the crane be going up higher ?

If not then the core is very close to topping out.

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