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by Mants
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Beggars in Adelaide
Replies: 18
Views: 5647

Re: Beggars in Adelaide

It was at the Stag. It has completely put me off eating alfresco again in the CBD. Not only was I as well as my companion harassed by 3 separate beggars, 1 of which actually abused my friend because he didn't give the required $5 note, to top off the night, a group of 10 clearly intoxicated Indigen...
by Mants
Tue Apr 08, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Beggars in Adelaide
Replies: 18
Views: 5647

Re: Beggars in Adelaide

Having recently had an alfresco dining experience ruined by beggars, I feel we need to discuss this growing problem affecting the attractiveness of our city Will, I am interested to know where you experienced this? The main culprits seem to be Rundle Street and Gouger Street I find. As somebody who...
by Mants
Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Rundle Mall Redevelopment | $30m
Replies: 1240
Views: 239511

[COM] Re: U/C: Rundle Mall Redevelopment | $30m

I'm not sure if you're serious? If you mean me, then yes of course I'm serious. I have to agree with pushbutton. The Adelaide Airport forecourt surface is visually appealing and something a bit different to what we have seen in other paving jobs in recent years (North Terrace, Rundle Street, Rundle...
by Mants
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Adelaide Oval Redevelopment
Replies: 4475
Views: 749601

[COM] Re: U/C: Adelaide Oval Redevelopment | 53,500 | $545m

In my opinion, they should've built a Northern Stand, and left enough room for the wonderful old scoreboard. As for the trees, they could shift them into the parklands surrounding the ground. Are you aware of what the aerial root structure of a moreton bay fig tree looks like? I don't think it woul...
by Mants
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3375
Views: 727725

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

Aikhme wrote:The Rundle Mall Development is hideous!

Not going there to shop! :toilet:

they could have done a bit better to be frank. it is not a good development at all!
how does that in any way affect the quality of the goods available in the shops there, thus affecting your desire to go there to shop?
by Mants
Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: University of South Australia | Developments & News
Replies: 324
Views: 119958

Re: University of South Australia - Developments and News

The original render did appear to be a bit classier: http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/5236/unisa2.jpg They're not renders of the same building. The newer render appears to be the Yungondi building, whereas the old render appears to be the Mayo and Way Lee buildings, further west along North Terrace...
by Mants
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:32 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Adelaide Convention Centre - Stage 3 | $350m
Replies: 1461
Views: 401967

[COM] Re: U/C: Adelaide Convention Centre | $350m

If they wanted to cover up the carpark under the Convention Centre, they could easily do this with hedges, shrubs and general foliage. I reckon it would look pretty awesome like that. I've thought for a while now that a green wall running the entire length of the carpark would look phenomenal. As w...
by Mants
Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Torrens Footbridge | $40m
Replies: 916
Views: 167866

[COM] Re: UC: Torrens Footbridge | $40m

I honestly thought that the new airport plaza would set a new bar for the quality and style of paving we could expect to see in other public areas around Adelaide and the state. Alas, this has not been the case. I think the style of paving in Rundle Mall and the Footbridge is mediocre at best. It lo...
by Mants
Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Rundle Mall Redevelopment | $30m
Replies: 1240
Views: 239511

[COM] Re: U/C: Rundle Mall Redevelopment | $30m

Vee, I noticed a couple of very ugly building facades in your last post, and seem to remember there was a move a couple of years back to uncover some of the heritage facades hidden underneath them (and others in the Mall/Hindley Street). Does anybody know if this is still happening, and who was resp...
by Mants
Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Dubai - An example to look up to
Replies: 61
Views: 18271

Re: Dubai - An example to look up to

ok so i'll actually add something of worth to this discussion. when i look at groundbreaking feats of architecture (yes SAHMRI is included in this list) the use of said buildings is also of importance. SAHMRI, both architecturally and purposely, has the ability to bring Adelaide to international acc...
by Mants
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Holden 'to close Australian operations in 2017'
Replies: 126
Views: 30439

Re: Holden 'to close Australian operations in 2017'

if people love holden so much, why don't they buy a holden? just sayin.
by Mants
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Dubai - An example to look up to
Replies: 61
Views: 18271

Re: Dubai - An example to look up to

crawf wrote:Can this be moved to the Beyond Australia section?. Thanks
can this thread be deleted? Thanks.
by Mants
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3375
Views: 727725

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

i enjoyed your post (until i read the last sentence in parentheses)
by Mants
Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Victoria Square Upgrade - $24m
Replies: 1661
Views: 305615

[COM] Re: #U/C: Victoria Square Upgrade - $24m

here are some images of mature specimens of the trees selected for the new plaza... "ugly, unkept and grey" certainly do not spring to mind. not every street tree in Adelaide has to be a London plane tree. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/28/KingsParkWesternAustralia1_gobeirne.j...
by Mants
Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3375
Views: 727725

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

I am unaware if this has been posted or not, but local designer Cubik Cloth has opened a pop up store in the David Jones basement opposite Boost.