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DOCKLANDS | 13-33 Hartley Street | 37 & 40L | 122m & 131m | Residential

Mark Baljak's picture
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Site

Design basis

Ground

Typical west tower

Elevation

Renders

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Qantas743's picture

Interesting, different. I like it!

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pdoff's picture

It's a chunky looking beast... surprised it only has 600 apartments.

It's not particularly attractive.. but then it's forgiven because it's next to the freeway.

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theboynoodle's picture

By all means, glue some coloured panels to it, but I see nothing of substance that distinguishes this, architecturally speaking, from the CE standard-form buildings that are so reviled around these parts.

The only thing making it all look better than the Southbank-style average is the open space, which is absolutely a good thing. But those apartment layouts make it look very much like it's a low-end development to be pitched at the investment and overseas markets.

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3000's picture

The podium is all I like tbh. But the main road gets a service grille which is not ideal.

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Michael Berquez's picture

agreed.

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Melburn21's picture

The top and podium look fantastic. Love the reference to shipping containers. The tower proper is bog standard cheap design.

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Nicholas Harrison's picture

Blank walls on the boundaries of such a large site? Try again son...

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