[SWP] Lot 14 (Old RAH Site)

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#586 Post by timtam20292 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:03 pm

Why do they think that it will take up to two years?
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#587 Post by Spurdo » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:13 pm

timtam20292 wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:03 pm
Why do the think that it will take up to two years?
Most of that time will most likely be for the defit of the building (asbestos removal, disconnection of building services, removal of plumbing, .etc). North Wing is also a pretty huge building and has many basement floors as well that are much larger than the above ground footprint of the building (I think about 3 floors not including utility corridors). They also have to relocate the substation underneath, which would probably add several months to the process.

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#589 Post by Ho Really » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:34 am

The title of National would be good but what matters more is what the gallery will contain. Hopefully unique artworks. We also want an iconic building. Perhaps with Aboriginal influence in its design.

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#590 Post by Patrick_27 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:29 am

Ho Really wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:34 am
The title of National would be good but what matters more is what the gallery will contain. Hopefully unique artworks. We also want an iconic building. Perhaps with Aboriginal influence in its design.

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I'm not sure what the issue is with using 'national' in the title is, even if the Northern Territory establish the same or similar. Prior to the National Gallery opening in Canberra, each of the state art galleries in Australia were called 'National Gallery of ...', after the gallery opened in Victoria, they all changed their names (Victoria was the only state that didn't). Whilst a name doesn't necessarily mean a whole lot, from a tourism perspective, if we're the bigger city with a National Aboriginal Gallery and house the largest collection of Aboriginal art/artefacts, then that counts for something both nationally and globally. And until Canberra open similar, then we should nab that title!

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#591 Post by SRW » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:44 am

Perhaps it shouldn't be called something so prosaic anyway. Maybe instead something like First Nations Gallery (or Museum, Institute, Centre, etc) of Living Culture. Then again, I'm not sure if this new body and Tandanya have unique enough purposes to operate separately, so if it's owners were agreeable, perhaps they could gift its name (which appropriately acknowledges Kaurna country and the parklands location). Ultimately though, whatever it's called should be decided by the peoples it's claiming to represent, not a bunch of non-Indigenous folk on the Internet, the press or in government.
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#592 Post by EBG » Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:17 pm

3/8/2019 The old Out patients building being demolished. view from North Tce near East Tce. click on picture for bigger.
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#593 Post by NTRabbit » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:42 pm

I've seen train stations bigger than that render, the SA Liberal half-ass strikes again

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#594 Post by Mpol03 » Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:34 pm

The pagola set to the left looks so tacky.

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#595 Post by omada » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:13 am

Please tell me that the render in the indaily article is for illustration purposes only ? Looks like a cheap uni campus building!

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#596 Post by SRW » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:39 am

It's clearly a visual device for media releases only (and several years old at that). The Liberals are still at the very beginning of this project. In addition to not yet knowing what it will look like (presuming the design comp was abandoned), we have also no idea what it will be called, how much it will cost or when it will be built.
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#597 Post by ChillyPhilly » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:00 pm

I'm sure it's just a promo render, but I'll agree with the sentiments of others if that's revealed to be accurate. Straight out of 1960s Brasilia.
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#598 Post by NTRabbit » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:24 pm

It also has the smell of vastly scaling back the space originally dedicated to the modern art gallery so that they can use it to build that hotel of theirs instead.

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#599 Post by EBG » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:15 pm

lot 14 as at 11/8/2019. going going going
(1) old out patients building
(2) Frome Rd dental school.
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#600 Post by Ho Really » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:31 pm

I still don't understand why those plane trees that fronted North Terrace had to go. Was it bothering them during demolition? I hope they've planted new ones somewhere else to make up. Also thinking that this will be a dust bowl this summer. Let's hope we don't get strong hot northerly winds that will cloud the CBD in dust. :2cents:

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