Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Southern hemisphere’s tallest building

I”m not sure the design is all it could be, but it’s still exciting to hear that Melbourne will soon host the southern hemisphere’s tallest building.

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But the original 388m project designed by Eureka architects Fender Katsalidis, which was to have included a hotel, was scaled back by planners “due to CBD flight controls.” Because a lot of planes fly over the city at an altitude of 388m.

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Story here.

2 comments:

  1. Skyscrapers! A sign that the bubble economy is about to collapse. Better get ready!

    Amit

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  2. Aye, I was thinking of Mark Thornton's Skyscraper Index as I write it.

    ReplyDelete

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