The DAC are expected to grant approval to the additional levels and height to 103m on Thursdays meeting.
interestingly enough below are comments submitted from council. No wonder we have all concrete western walls.
Adelaide City Council’s Development Assessment Panel (DAP) considered the application at its
meeting on 20 February 2012 and advise that:
? The proposal does not satisfy criteria for over-height development in accordance with
PDC11 of the Zone, importantly the tower element is not mid block as envisaged by the
over height criteria
? The proposal does not provide a transitional reduction in building scale and
development intensity from the King William Street North Policy Area to the Light
Square and Hindmarsh Square Policy Area as called for by the desired character for the
Eastern and Western Core Policy Area.
? Further investigation into the following aspects of the design is recommended:
? wind impacts of a hundred metre tower with no set-back to the footpath and
? environmental design such as shading of the sheer glass western façade of the