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by abc
Thu Apr 25, 2024 6:24 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 1602
Views: 381413

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

An article explaining why retail power prices go up, even though wholesale prices are going down. Spoiler alert, it's not because of renewables. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-24/energy-bills-still-rising-despite-falling-wholesale-prices/103741682 because we should listen to an activist who ha...
by abc
Thu Apr 25, 2024 3:25 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 1602
Views: 381413

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

An article explaining why retail power prices go up, even though wholesale prices are going down. Spoiler alert, it's not because of renewables. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-24/energy-bills-still-rising-despite-falling-wholesale-prices/103741682 because we should listen to an activist who ha...
by abc
Thu Apr 25, 2024 3:22 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: General CBD Development
Replies: 3035
Views: 830583

Re: News & Discussion: General CBD Development

Prodical wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2024 1:08 pm
Sometimes the sky city building looks awful - but when the lighting is right, it really looks pretty good.
it looks like a stunted 80's era Trump building
by abc
Wed Apr 24, 2024 9:06 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 1602
Views: 381413

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

A live tree sequesters carbon in 1. wood/roots and 2. soil. For carbon to be sequestered in soil requires further processes of breaking down fallen leaf matter, namely being consumed by funguses or other organisms. Fallen leaf matter otherwise emits carbon straight back into the atmosphere unless i...
by abc
Wed Apr 24, 2024 9:03 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office
Replies: 2084
Views: 594704

[COM] Re: Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office

the first thing they should audit is our state government
by abc
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:44 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office
Replies: 2084
Views: 594704

[COM] Re: Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office

anyone advocating planting eucalyptus trees along roads has got a turnip for a brain Literally nobody has said this in the above comments. The turnip brain appears to be you :lol: city councils advocate it and do it the kinds of people who appear on these councils are the kinds of people who post o...
by abc
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:24 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 1-8 North Terrace | ~120m | 32 Levels | Mixed Use
Replies: 152
Views: 60973

[PRO] Re: 1-8 North Terrace | ~120m | 32 Levels | Mixed Use

Thanks for the news re demolition. I am kinda pleased as it shows some level of commitment - as long as the buildings are demolished and the site stays empty for years. It is such a prime site so room for optimism :) 'cos it isn't like we don't have numerous such examples already around the Adelaid...
by abc
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:23 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office
Replies: 2084
Views: 594704

[COM] Re: Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office

Trees in the park that give year round shade? The horror! I'm not opposed to trees in the park. Its just that given the prominence of the Festival Center and this precinct in general... iconic for Adelaide , the city gardening managers need to get better at framing views in high profile areas. Scra...
by abc
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:21 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office
Replies: 2084
Views: 594704

[COM] Re: Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office

anyone advocating planting eucalyptus trees along roads has got a turnip for a brain
by abc
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:19 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office
Replies: 2084
Views: 594704

[COM] Re: Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office

if you want to see how destructive eucalyptus gum trees are to infrastructure, go for a drive up Brighton Road.
by abc
Tue Apr 23, 2024 2:48 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office
Replies: 2084
Views: 594704

[COM] Re: Festival Plaza Tower 1 | 115m | 27 Levels | Office

about a decade ago councils around town decided they'd go all native for vegetation because water was apparently running out
by abc
Mon Apr 22, 2024 5:07 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3930
Views: 1107980

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

doesn't look very inviting for a retail/department store

Moscow suburbs do modern department stores better
by abc
Mon Apr 22, 2024 9:33 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: General CBD Development
Replies: 3035
Views: 830583

Re: News & Discussion: General CBD Development

grey is the new beige