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CBD | VU Tower | 364-378 Lt Lonsdale | 30L | 135m | Mixed Use

Mark Baljak's picture
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30L
135m
Mixed Use
Jackson Architecure

masterplan

One of the best tower applications i've seen, should get approved easily.

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Dean's picture

It's certainly a fat bastard.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

I love it

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Bronteboy's picture

I think Daryl Jackson's have excelled themselves here, particularly as a response to the limitations of the site. The thing is they have differentiated the high rise so well from the surrounding commercial buildings and apartments towers. Both elegant and appealing - assuming all goes well, it could just be the best-looking new building in the CBD IMO.

I've been thinking on this building for the past 24 hours and just get more pleased about it. It's a ripper!

onwards and upwards

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Laurence Dragomir's picture

Cheers Matt and welcome aboard.

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Alastair Taylor's picture

additional images @ http://office-for-collective-design.com/#DESIGN-JA

Awesome, thanks - and as above, welcome!

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Mark Baljak's picture

APPROVED

A whole new storey or two for old clinic

July 5, 2013

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/a-whole-new-storey-or-two-for-old-clin...

The site of a historic women's venereal disease clinic in Little Lonsdale Street will be reborn as a 32-storey ''vertical campus'' for Victoria University, the latest tower proposal approved by the state government.

Planning Minister Matthew Guy said the redevelopment, expected to cost about $100 million, would enable more than 25,000 students to attend the university, and was in keeping with the heritage value of the site.

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Chris Peska's picture

Great news! Certainly going to add a bit of foot traffic to the area and really add to the skyline! Awesome :)

Observe. Design. Build. Live.

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Glennwilson's picture

You'd have to say that blanking out the Brady Apt eastern wall is the best outcome!

Shame about the loss of their views though...:)

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Bronteboy's picture

Hooray. This building is almost as handsome as me!

onwards and upwards

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@Melbourne_3000's picture

Gosh guys I don't know about this one.
Seems a bit ugly to me.
However, great for the Uni to be getting a new building.

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Rohan Storey's picture

Any news on this one ?

Lookingupatbuildings

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Mark Baljak's picture

It'd just about due for a permit extension I'm guessing

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Mark Baljak's picture

Test rig onsite, maybe this one might come through yet

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pdoff's picture

oh.. yes please!

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Les Whyte's picture

I was recently thinking why we have not heard anything about the VU tower, and wondering if this was either cancelled or still going ahead.

I sure like the look and design of the VU tower and now that there is a test rig onsite, it is about to finally get underway let’s hope so yes please build it.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

This has gone out to tender

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3000's picture

This looks like a gaming PC. I am interested in some more renders

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