[U/C] 11 Frome Street | 138m | 37 Levels | Crowne Plaza / Adelaidean | New tallest

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Post by Pikey » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:47 am

noted wrote:
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citywatcher wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:32 am
Pikey wrote:Am I the only one concerned about how this could end up? Seeing what Kyren have done with Dwell, and their marked change and “dumbing down” of that design, I’m not holding out hope here. For example if the facade is highly translucent with low reflectivity, it will make an already simple design less spectacular.

Don’t get me wrong, I hope this turns out to be a cracker, I’m just a touch nervous.
Any concerns expressed in here usually get ridiculed but I share your concern
We'll probably end up with a huge block of concrete

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Quite right to be nervous- Dwell is awful. However, I don't think 'dumbing down' has been the problem here. Right from the first render it looked terrible and showed a complete lack of imagination on a site that had a lot of potential. Having said that though, I think all of there other big developments in Adelaide have all been pretty good and stayed fairly true to the original designs.
My reference to dumbing down was in relation to material used, I probably should have made that clearer! Looking at the North terrace student development, even though it's precast concrete too, the quality of casting and consistency of colour is great which adds cost. Dwell looks like there has been cost savings applied, not only in the grade of concrete used, but the casting. If you get up close, it's terrible. If the Adelaidean has standard low reflectivity/highly transparency glass, by the time you add curtains, resident furniture etc, we could have a 37 level clusterf**k.
Walking on over....

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Post by Norman » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:08 am

I have confidence in this development as Kyren has other good quality developments such as 400KWS and PWC on Franklin Street.

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Post by urban » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:31 am

Norman wrote:
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I have confidence in this development as Kyren has other good quality developments such as 400KWS and PWC on Franklin Street.
I believe they've used different Architects on this project which could explain the "dumbing down" when compared to their previous projects.

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Post by GrowAdelaide » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:21 am

Coming down
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Post by timtam20292 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:37 am

Awesome! :applause:

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Post by EBG » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:55 pm

A view from the other(northern) side - 8/1/18.
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Post by GrowAdelaide » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:11 pm

What constitutes a projects progress being classified as U/C rather than SWP?
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Post by timtam20292 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:16 pm

To me it's under construction.

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Post by Nort » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:26 pm

What are they actually building there on the old Rhine Room spot?

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Post by HiTouch » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:34 pm

What happens is Crawf yells "wheel of Fortune!!" and Howie (in a lovely looking sparkly dress) spins the wheel and whatever it lands on is its status.
Something along those lines...

To me, it's now under construction now

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Post by Jaymz » Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:51 pm

GrowAdelaide wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:11 pm
What constitutes a projects progress being classified as U/C rather than SWP?
I've often wondered this too, and not talking about this development in particular. Every project is a bit different and must judged accordingly.

But in regards to a high rise, if it were up to me then it would be once a fixed crane is fully installed and working. My opinion only.

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Post by [Shuz] » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:13 pm

HiTouch wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:34 pm
What happens is Crawf yells "wheel of Fortune!!" and Howie (in a lovely looking sparkly dress) spins the wheel and whatever it lands on is its status.
Something along those lines...

To me, it's now under construction now
What drugs are you on? You make the most random absurd posts which aren't even remotely funny.
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Post by timtam20292 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:43 pm

[Shuz] wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:13 pm
HiTouch wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:34 pm
What happens is Crawf yells "wheel of Fortune!!" and Howie (in a lovely looking sparkly dress) spins the wheel and whatever it lands on is its status.
Something along those lines...

To me, it's now under construction now
What drugs are you on? You make the most random absurd posts which aren't even remotely funny.
Thank you, someone else has now noticed.

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Post by HiTouch » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:27 pm

timtam20292 wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:43 pm
[Shuz] wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:13 pm
HiTouch wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:34 pm
What happens is Crawf yells "wheel of Fortune!!" and Howie (in a lovely looking sparkly dress) spins the wheel and whatever it lands on is its status.
Something along those lines...

To me, it's now under construction now
What drugs are you on? You make the most random absurd posts which aren't even remotely funny.
Thank you, someone else has now noticed.
Ease up lads, at least I’m not a racist or an argumentative piece of junk food

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Post by Jaymz » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:34 pm

Well ignoring the sideshow above ^ What do others think of the u/c status? Re my kinda sensible comment. Interested to hear.

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