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Victoria Square Redevelopment

Victoria Square Redevelopment

It's finally happening!  Check out the latest here.    

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Adelaide's Biomedical Precinct

Check out the latest on Adelaide's Biomedical Precinct

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Torrens Footbridge

Torrens Footbridge under construction

Check out the latest news on the Torrens Footbridge development.

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Adelaide Oval Redevelopment

For more discussion on the redevelopment, along with links to the construction thread, read on

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Rundle Lantern takes out Architecture Awards

Rundle lantern goes home with three architecture awards.

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Light Square Proposal Approved

The DAC has recently approved the 74-80 Light Square Approval.  Click to read more.

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    My 2 cents worth........ 1. I actually don't mind the design of that high rise in the render, it's neither totally boring or offensive. 2. This should not be the location for a new tallest tower for Adelaide. It would look ridiculous there, unless it was some awe inspiring piece that any city would die for. 3. 40,000sqm of office space probably represents well over a years worth of new office space demand........ way too much. 4. I love this city of course, but it annoys me that almost...
    Last reply by Vee in CBD Development 9 hours ago
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    Going before the DAC this Thursday is the following proposal. One guess who the architect is. Demolition of existing buildings and construction of a new, 11-storey / 36m high residential apartment building containing 106 apartments. The building is articulated into four tower elements and linked via a series of open walkways. Also included is retail space at ground level fronting the Dequetteville Tce / King William St intersection, two levels of basement parking, a central, garden plaza at...
    Last reply by EBG in Metropolitan Development 10 hours ago
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    I'll update this each month to show where we are at with the big three, Santos, CC1 and Bentham. It's not 100% to scale, but it's a good indication http://pic10.picturetrail.com/VOL343/2004633/4289541/118057959.jpg Current Heights http://pic10.picturetrail.com/VOL343/2004633/8894707/126383240.jpg Cheers As you can see CC1 is setting a cracking pace, and Santos is taking a crack at...
    Last reply by EBG in CBD Development 11 hours ago
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    Frewville Foodland for me. Best supermarket in the eastern suburbs Use to love shopping at the Fairview Park one when it was owned by the same mob as the Frewville (and Pasadena), but Fairview has gone downhill since Romeo's took it over, so now I tend to go to Munno Para (not owned by the same people but their range/quality is comparable - and it's a massive supermarket) until the Salisbury Plain one will open (which will be owned by the...
    Last reply by GoodSmackUp in Metropolitan Development 12 hours ago
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    From the Advertiser: OVERPASSES COULD SLASH $133m FROM ROAD COSTS By CAMERON ENGLAND and KARA PHILLIPS 05jun06 EXCLUSIVE BUILDING overpasses rather than tunnels on South Rd could shave $133 million off the bill on the blowout-plagued projects, the state's peak resources body said yesterday. The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy said engineers in its membership believed the State Government had chosen the most expensive solution to traffic congestion on the city's major...
    Last reply by jase111 in Infrastructure/Transport Development 13 hours ago

Follow up to Height Limit Changes

Here's a follow up to the previous article.  Some of the finer details from today's announcement.

 

Central Business Area

King William Street (currently 11-29 stories)- Airport Heights in in the Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Morphett Street (currently 3-15 stories)- 3-15 Storeys
Pulteney Street (currently 4-15 stories)- Airport Heights in the Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Grote/Wakefield Street (currently 4-20 stories)- Airport Heights in Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Currie/Grenfell Street (currently 6-29 stories)- Airport Heights in Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Franklin/Flinders Street (currently 7-20 stories)- Airport Heights in Central Business area and 15 for the rest.


Main Streets

Rundle Mall (Currently 6 storeys) -> Airport Heights, 6 storeys on the Mall.
Rundle Street (Currently 4-6 storeys) -> 6-12 Storeys
Hindley Street (Currently 3-8 storeys) -> 6-15 Storeys
Gouger Street (Currently 5-8 storeys) -> 6-15 Storeys
Sturt/Halifax Street (Currently 4-5 storeys) -> 6 + catalyst sites
O'Connell Street (Currently 3 storeys) -> 6 storeys (south of tynte street) + catalyst sites.

*catalyst sites are allowed to exceed height limits.


City Edges

South Terrace (currently 6-7 storeys) -> 10 storeys
North Terrace (currently 6-20 storeys) -> Airport heights in business area and 15 for the rest
West Terrace (currently 5-8 storeys) -> 8-15 storeys
Hindmarsh Square (currently 12 storeys) -> Airport heights
Light Square (currently 12 storeys) -> 15 storeys
Hurtle/Whitmore Square (currently 4 storeys) -> 8 storeys

 

Vibrant Adelaide - Historic Changes to Adelaide CBD

100 Storeys

At 1pm today Minister John Rau announced significant reforms to the Adelaide City development plan.

The key reforms are :

    Unlimited Height for parts of the CBD (CASA Aviation Limits Permitting)
    Significant Height Increases throughout the rest of the CBD
    *Much* Faster approval times
    Less duplication
    Recognise signficances of streetscape
    For full list see the release below.. or join the discussion on the forum.

Here is the topology of the proposed changes.

This is also a workflow diagram for the new DA approval process (this process could take 180 days under the current system).

This comes shortly after the announcement of a new City Design Review Panel to assess all development applications before the DAC.

We anticipate there will be more announcements in the days to come. This is truly an exciting time to be in South Australia.

We'll continue to bring you the latest on this developing story as details come to light.


For further information and coverage :



For more discussion :

   

Tonsley Park Redevelopment

The government released the much anticipated Tonsley Park Masterplan today. Along with this flythrough.

You can read more on the Tonsley Park redevelopment and download the full masterplan from their website.

   

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