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by bva
Sat Aug 18, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Monarto; Please Explain
Replies: 10
Views: 2256

Re: Monarto; Please Explain

try doing internet search for the monarto development commission, hopefully some further info will arise also try borrowing a book called 'With Conscious Purpose: A History of Town Planning in South Australia (1986). Hutchings, Alan.' Alan Hutchings was the Director of this Commission and if memory ...
by bva
Mon Aug 06, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] COM/CAN: Aurora on Pirie | 54/57m | 14/15lvls | Office
Replies: 554
Views: 73994

[COM] Re: #Rejected: Aurora on Pirie, 15st 55m

this should not get major project status
by bva
Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] COM/CAN: Aurora on Pirie | 54/57m | 14/15lvls | Office
Replies: 554
Views: 73994

[COM] Re: #Rejected: Aurora on Pirie, 15st 55m

be careful using the term non complying as it has strong planning meaning!! all applications are assessed on merit and in this case the planners recommended approval but the DAC refused it - this does happen, sometimes for planning and other times unclear reasons. i think the DP and height limits ar...
by bva
Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:29 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] 20HS | 53/49m | 15/14lvls | Hotel/Residential
Replies: 542
Views: 131072

[COM] Re: Proposal: 20 Hindmarsh Square (15 lvl Hotel, 14 lvl Apartmen

how are they related. i fail to see any connection between these mixed commercial and residnetial developments.
by bva
Thu Jul 12, 2007 4:24 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide City Council
Replies: 3692
Views: 653317

Re: News from the ACC

this one will be interesting.... 'Demolish existing buildings and replace with new grandstand building and associated works'
by bva
Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] COM/CAN: Aurora on Pirie | 54/57m | 14/15lvls | Office
Replies: 554
Views: 73994

[COM] Re: #Rejected: Aurora on Pirie, 15st 55m

will i have been a planner for ten years in adelaide and london and i would love for DAP/committees to be a rubber stamp. in some places i have worked officers recommendations were accepted less than 50% of the time! ( i wont mention names but you know them) Obviously the DAP (with professionals on ...
by bva
Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] COM/CAN: Aurora on Pirie | 54/57m | 14/15lvls | Office
Replies: 554
Views: 73994

[COM] Re: #Rejected: Aurora on Pirie, 15st 55m

stumpjumper, i dont think the developers ignored the development plan on this one as the plan itself appears to provide a path to exceed zone height recommendations. This extract from the officer's committee report: The proposal exceeds the maximum building height of 40 metres for the Policy Area by...
by bva
Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: ONH: [Port Adelaide] Newport Quays | $1.2b
Replies: 734
Views: 124257

Re: #Redevelopment - Port Adelaide Waterfront $1.2billion

why should this building stand alone? I am not familiar with its history but wonder if it has always sat remote from other buildings in clear view or previously sat within a cluster of other buildings and structures? It is poor heritage planning to make a pariah of a building if it was never intende...
by bva
Sat Jun 30, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Just how fast is Dubai growing?
Replies: 18
Views: 1773

Re: Just how fast is Dubai growing?

has anyone ever been there and walked the city? I have not but from most from photos it appears that the amazing skyline is not supported by a particularly strong walkable/human scale environment at ground level? (how do yu cross that motorway). while i love taller buildings, i personally consider t...
by bva
Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 105
Views: 7655

Re: How old are you?

now feeling old at 33
by bva
Sat Jun 23, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] [The Precinct] Central Bus Station
Replies: 270
Views: 39830

[COM] Re: #UC: The Precinct - 5 19 lvl - 62m towers

i am really liking this one.
by bva
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Missing Piece/s
Replies: 28
Views: 3516

Re: The Missing Piece/s

is it physically possibe for the zoo to extend onto land vacated if RAH move?
by bva
Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] [The Precinct] Central Bus Station
Replies: 270
Views: 39830

[COM] Re: #UC: The Precinct - 5 19 lvl - 62m towers

hopefully if you turn the camera to the east you wont be thinking ballarat any more!!!
by bva
Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Place on Brougham | 40m | 12lvls | Residential
Replies: 81
Views: 32068

[COM] Re: #U/C: Place on Brougham

if adelaide construction requirements are like london then it is for health and safety reasons, prevent dust or debris from leavng the site (therefore protect air quality)?
by bva
Sat Jun 16, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Ernst & Young Tower | 51m | 13lvls | Office
Replies: 319
Views: 76767

[COM] Re: U/C - City Central Tower 2 - 50.8m

i agree, great photos
is it me not being there but adelaide looks like a construction site and hopefully it will be even busier by the end of the year!!