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This is the building in question. Even if spruced up, I don’t think it’s all that appealing.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dct66/4507457048/
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Ben wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:03 am
This is the building in question. Even if spruced up, I don’t think it’s all that appealing.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dct66/4507457048/
Quite a nice little deco building imo
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I think it has merit as an example of that later art deco style. It's not a common style.
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Ben wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:03 am
This is the building in question. Even if spruced up, I don’t think it’s all that appealing.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dct66/4507457048/
You think so? A spruce up would improve it for sure. Would be nice if they incorporated it into the final design.

This development is in such a prime location it should be more prominent. Perhaps keep the 14-15 levels of office space but also incorporate a further 10 or so floors of mixed use. I know it is wishful thinking but the location deserves better.

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Ho Really wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:17 pm
You think so? A spruce up would improve it for sure. Would be nice if they incorporated it into the final design.
So long as they don't do what Makris did with City X where he kept a heritage facade but then hit most of it behind cladding, leaving only a small section of the top visible.
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Ben wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:03 am
This is the building in question. Even if spruced up, I don’t think it’s all that appealing.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dct66/4507457048/
Totally agree. Basically a piece of shit building that should have been erased from KW st years ago.

Agree with Ho Really and others, this site deserves a tall and iconic building rather than yet another blocky mid rise.
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Anyone who talks shit about art deco probably has the least important opinion on architecture going around
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Algernon wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:34 pm
Anyone who talks shit about art deco probably has the least important opinion on architecture going around
Thats a piss poor example of art deco. If u think that building is in any way a stand out example, then you are cleary the cretin around here champ
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Mr Smith wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:26 pm
Algernon wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:34 pm
Anyone who talks shit about art deco probably has the least important opinion on architecture going around
Thats a piss poor example of art deco. If u think that building is in any way a stand out example, then you are cleary the cretin around here champ
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Mr Smith wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:26 pm
Algernon wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:34 pm
Anyone who talks shit about art deco probably has the least important opinion on architecture going around
Thats a piss poor example of art deco. If u think that building is in any way a stand out example, then you are cleary the cretin around here champ
So he is a cretin because he believes this building is a good example of Art Deco. :roll:
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Mr Smith wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:30 pm
Ben wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:03 am
This is the building in question. Even if spruced up, I don’t think it’s all that appealing.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dct66/4507457048/
Totally agree. Basically a piece of shit building that should have been erased from KW st years ago.

Agree with Ho Really and others, this site deserves a tall and iconic building rather than yet another blocky mid rise.
I reckon if you knock down the two buildings either side of the Sands & McDougal, take down the crap behind it and fix the facade up, it could be integrated into a development, tall or not. That facade design is far from being a piece of shit, but that's just my 2 cents.
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Renovate the outside and if paint it white, with black window-seal trims and I think it would work.

I wouldn’t be too heartbroken if it did go though.
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Anyone know who is tendering on this one?
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MR_T wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:14 pm
Anyone know who is tendering on this one?
It hasn’t even been approved yet??
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d3v310per wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:08 pm
MR_T wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:14 pm
Anyone know who is tendering on this one?
It hasn’t even been approved yet??
No, it's only been lodged.
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