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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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    The Clipsal site is now officially on sale. Visit http://www.clipsalsiteforsale.com for more details. This is likely to be the location of Adelaides first true TOD. Expect more of the industrial land adjacent to this site being converted to residential/mixed use in the near future (once they have sorted out some major contamination issues). Description Adelaide’s most important inner urban land parcel representing enormous opportunity for a major developer to undertake...
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    great 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...
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    Wow this one is out of the blue ... it's an idea certainly worth further investigation. The MONA gallery in Hobart has helped put it on the tourist map, and the Louvre annex gallery in Lens, France has done a similar thing also for that small city (Lens has population of 450,000 and in the heart of the poorest region of France). These are other examples of the so-called "Bilbao effect" of contemporary art galleries helping to revitalise struggling cities. So why not Adelaide? No...
    Last reply by Norman in CBD Development 4 hours ago
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    Starfish devlopments, the developer behind Vue has its second project coming before the DAC this Thursday. It is proposed to be 73m which is 20m above the height limit in the area. There are to be 223 apartments and 2 retail tenancies, one fronting Moprhett Street and the other Wright Street. This building was due to be bigger in both scale and height but were encouraged to reduce it in the pre lodgement process. I'm unable to use photo nbucket at work so apologies about the pic sizes.
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    From AdelaideNow: Interesting that this hotel will only be rated 2.5 stars. $25m hotel plans for former TPI building on corner of South Tce and Hutt St Tim Williams City Messenger October 30, 20121:45PM http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2012/10/30/1226506/729625-tpi-house.jpg Plans for a $25m, eight-storey hotel behind the former TPI Association building on...
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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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