[APP] 269 North Terrace | 118m | 36 Levels | Student accommodation

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[APP] Re: 269 North Terrace | 118m | 36 Levels | Student accommodation

#286 Post by claybro » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:45 pm

Patrick_27 wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:09 am
But at-least the Stamford is old enough that it's probably due for some kind of a makeover. Unfortunately with a lot of the aforementioned buildings, they're mostly new and won't need a re-treatment for some time. I actually find it strange that they gave 1 KWS a facelift when it was probably one of those rare examples where a building is timeless and it materials don't need to be covered up or replaced...

1 KW -the old AMP? That is a tragedy. It should have been heritage listed. The makeover was cheap, tacky and will age badly. By all means, refurb the interior, but the façade was timeless, and such a landmark building from a time when "skyscrapers" were few and far between. Yes, there have been some mistakes on North Terrace, but we should now promote North terrace as a strip of real merit. While the student tower is sort of ok, its no stunner.

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