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by gnrc_louis
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Bowden TOD
Replies: 510
Views: 212903

Re: News & Developments: Bowden TOD

Thanks! Looks pretty good I think too. Bowden (albeit very slowly) is starting to look more complete as a whole. This looks a lot better than I was expecting. This is outside RenewalSA's Bowden Development, but looks like they've heavily followed the urban design guidelines anyway. The apartment bui...
by gnrc_louis
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [SWP] 266 - 270 Pulteney Street | 44m | 11 Levels | Mixed Use
Replies: 73
Views: 28594

[SWP] Re: 266 - 270 Pulteney Street | 44m | 11 Levels | Mixed Use

Description Variation to DA 020/A006/19 V2 comprising: -reconfiguration of ground floor building services - removal of the aluminum cladding to the parapet -removal of the external vertical aluminum strip to the southern edge of the western and eastern elevation. Another amendment submitted on 12 M...
by gnrc_louis
Sun Mar 21, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 52-66 King William Street | 65m | 15 Levels | Southern Cross Arcade
Replies: 177
Views: 34278

[U/C] Re: 52-66 King William Street | 65m | 15 Levels | Southern Cross Arcade

The Southern Cross Arcade was only built in the 70s (1974 according to this: https://www.samemory.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=1443&c=1205), replacing a much older hotel that was on the site. Another good photo of the original hotel here: https://i1.wp.com/timegents.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/south...
by gnrc_louis
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [APP] 145-159 King William Street (GPO) | 61m | 16 Levels | Westin Hotel
Replies: 224
Views: 69741

[APP] Re: 145-159 King William Street (GPO) | 61m | 16 Levels | Westin Hotel

If they built the Hilton or Intercontinental new today do you think they would build what is there now? ie from 1970s or 1980s architecture? I am comparing this current (1960s?) design against new hotels being built. Generally it is the developer/owner who appoints/chooses who they want to manage t...
by gnrc_louis
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [APP] 145-159 King William Street (GPO) | 61m | 16 Levels | Westin Hotel
Replies: 224
Views: 69741

[APP] Re: 145-159 King William Street (GPO) | 61m | 16 Levels | Westin Hotel

This proposed structure is the right concept and proportion for this situation as it does not detract from the GPO, rather it enhances it, like a framed masterpiece in an art gallery. In this case the simple approach is the best – the architectural finesse already exists in the GPO. For new buildin...
by gnrc_louis
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [APP] 145-159 King William Street (GPO) | 61m | 16 Levels | Westin Hotel
Replies: 224
Views: 69741

[APP] Re: 145-159 King William Street (GPO) | 61m | 16 Levels | Westin Hotel

Wondering why they haven’t gone higher here...at least to the same height as the new BHP building next door. Because it would wash out the remaining GPO building and the clocktower, there's nothing wrong with this height. If their aim was to go for a 1960's high rise vibe, then they've well and tru...
by gnrc_louis
Tue Mar 09, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Bowden TOD
Replies: 510
Views: 212903

Re: News & Developments: Bowden TOD

More pictures and info about the Nightingale development mentioned above: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iUIgPK ... 6T0we/view
by gnrc_louis
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million
Replies: 1124
Views: 307914

[U/C] Re: Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million

The Victoria Square building was due to be demolished in a couple of years, about the time Festival Plaza is meant to open (at least that was the case pre-covid). I’m pretty sure that building is heritage listed. State Heritage listed, no less: https://explore.cityofadelaide.com.au/heritage-places/...
by gnrc_louis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million
Replies: 1124
Views: 307914

[U/C] Re: Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million

notmichaeljfox wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:35 pm
The Victoria Square building was due to be demolished in a couple of years, about the time Festival Plaza is meant to open (at least that was the case pre-covid).
The old Reserve Bank building? Fair bit of heritage value to it, can't see that getting demolished without a big fight.
by gnrc_louis
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million
Replies: 1124
Views: 307914

[U/C] Re: Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million

Article in tomorrow’s Tiser suggesting Flinders University is about to sign on as anchor tenant here. This is following Lang Walker’s recent comments that construction of the tower will commence mid year. See below: Flinders Plaza? Property billionaire Lang Walker’s surprise declaration that constr...
by gnrc_louis
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 399 King William Street | ~52m | 16 Lvls | Mixed
Replies: 245
Views: 90278

[PRO] Re: 399 King William Street | ~52m | 16 Lvls | Mixed

Given the state of other developments that look decent in renders but have turned out horse shit in reality... yeah I’m not in love with this. I think I've heard you speak positively about developments on this forum maybe five times max? You're very negative. For what it's worth, I think this devel...
by gnrc_louis
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Port Adelaide
Replies: 1052
Views: 293196

Re: News & Developments: Port Adelaide

Great news about the Colac Hotel apartments - really good design for the area imo Here's a picture: https://content.api.news/v3/images/bin/16ec72bb032dff5f47b0a79c81730901?width=1024 Also the Divett Street development: https://i2.au.reastatic.net/800x600-format=webp/afc7eb928b80cb3cfe84047f964edba4d...
by gnrc_louis
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 203 North Terrace | 119m | 35 levels | Student Accom
Replies: 382
Views: 111274

[U/C] Re: 203 North Terrace | 119m | 35 levels | Student Accom

Mostly because there's been LOTS of buildings built in the past 20 years. If you go before that in the 90's there was stuff all built... I can only think of the Myer Centre and the former EDS building. There's the Westpac tower too but that holds a special place due to it (unfortunately) being our ...
by gnrc_louis
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] 260 Flinders Street | 84m/74m | 24/21 Levels | Mixed Use
Replies: 341
Views: 133320

[COM] Re: 260 Flinders Street | 84m/74m | 24/21 Levels | Mixed Use

citywatcher wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:47 am
From this morning Image

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Cheers, looks to be the same Vibe proposal then. Hopefully work starts soon.