129RepliesJust thought I'd post a few pics of some pretty amazing installations and prints from a French artist named 'JR'. Something like this would look incredible in Adelaide. I can think of several rather dated buildings in the city that could use this kind of treatment. His website is...Last reply by Will in CBD Development 3 hours ago
1362Repliesgreat idea about Leigh St As for Gouger Street, the roadway needs major streetscaping. For a 1 laned, cafe and restaurant street, its ruled by cars. End the 45 degree carparks, narrow the roadway and increase the width of the footpaths. Gouger Street has way more potential than a car traffic funnel that it currently is Both Rundle and Gouger suffer from having a...Last reply by The Scooter Guy in CBD Development 3 hours ago
486RepliesFrom the Advertiser: Way clear for Jade Monkey demolition Tim Williams City Messenger November 16, 20125:21PM THE State Government has stripped temporary heritage protection from the building that housed live music venue The Jade Monkey, paving the way for its demolition. Conservation Minister Paul Caica today announced the 140-year-old Twin St property in the CBD had been removed from provisional placement on the...Last reply by duke in CBD Development 5 hours ago
4121RepliesThis makes interesting reading: http://www.kpmg.com/HU/en/IssuesAndInsi ... t-2011.pdfLast reply by SRW in CBD Development 5 hours ago
4RepliesIsn't this the polar opposite of what the Northern Connector is intended for? Wouldn't this encourage individual commuters while discouraging freight? The concept of charging tolls for freight vehicles using Adelaide's north-south road corridor is winning some support from South Australian...Last reply by monotonehell in The Pub 6 hours ago
Walkerville DTEI Redevelopment
Written by Howie Friday, 16 April 2010 16:23
AdelaideNow have an update on the Walkerville DTEI redevelopment today.
THE former Transport SA building at Walkerville is set to be reborn as a $60 million residential and hotel complex.
Melbourne-based Asian Pacific Building Corporation wants to convert the building into 436 rooms, including 336 apartments, 100 hotel suites and 32 serviced offices.
With an indigenous art-theme, there would also be a gymnasium, café and restaurants, galleries, swimming pool and tennis court.
APBC chief executive officer Will Deague said the project would signal a potential future extension of the CBD area.
"We saw the site advertised and as we have done a very similar project in Melbourne, and specialise in the refurbishment of this style of building, we then investigated the location and came to the realisation that it is one of the premier suburbs in Adelaide and couldn't miss out on the opportunity."
The apartments will cost buyers from $299,000 to $1 million plus and will be available in November 2012.
The building was purchased from the State Government for about $12 million.
Source: The Advertiser
For more discussion on this development, check out our forum thread here.
Construction Update Crowne Plaza Hotel - Hindmarsh Square
Written by Howie Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:34
Update from our mate James Hines today.
New Aerial shot
Top floor ballroom nearly complete
Top floor bar and prefunction area
For more discussion on this development check out the forum thread here.
New Feature Sensational-Adelaide Forums on Iphone #Tapatalk
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:57 Written by Howie Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:53
One of the drawbacks of our forum is that up until now it's been difficult to navigate through a mobile phone such as the IPhone. So it's been made a high priority that we sort this issue out.
We'd like to introduce to you a third party application on the IPhone called Tapatalk. It's a slimline forum browser, and we've just finished with the registration of Sensational-Adelaide onto the Tapatalk platform.
To install this app, you need to search for "tapatalk" on your IPhone's App Store. Then browse for Sensational Adelaide. Tapatalk Free has limited functionality (such as you can't see fullscreen images, reply to threads etc, but there is a paid version where this functionality is available. Note we don't make a cent from Tapatalk, we're just taking advantage of their platform.
Here's what it looks like once installed.
We'll be making quite a few more changes in the coming months, so stay tuned.
For more discussion check out our forum thread here.
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