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FOOTSCRAY | 8 Hopkins Street | 65m | 6 Buildings | Residential

Mark Baljak's picture
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8 Hopkins Street images © Hayball / Places Victoria

layout

stages

buildings F & C

communal

vertical green network

Warde & Maribyrnong

communal green

Hopkins & Maribyrnong

 

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Mark Baljak's picture

something's happening at least

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Martin Mankowski's picture

Do you think this means construction will start some time soon? Or are they just clearing the site?

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Mark Baljak's picture

just clearance for now but it probably won't be too far off sales

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Chris Seals's picture

If the site is an old industrial site ? It will be a long time before building commences as they will probably need to remove huge amounts of soil, decontamination is a major requirement these days.

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Mark Baljak's picture

looks to have commenced, a handful of underground fuel tanks have been lifted out for removal..and all that goes with it

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johnproctor's picture

They'll probably just cap the site in concrete and not decontaminate.

Have to remove tanks though but really not a major issue unless they have basement carparking.

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Mark Baljak's picture

these gave come up before, same-same but different

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Aussie Steve's picture

I like what they are proposing in the podium, that is to reference the low-rise skyline of the surrounding residential, commercial and industrial area. Looks great. Clever indeed, if that is what they were trying to achieve.

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Celina Lee's picture

Does anyone know how many levels would building A and b be on 8 Hopkin street please?
Thank you!

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Mark Baljak's picture

ready to roll

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Nicholas Harrison's picture

Stage 1 is 70% sold apparently.

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zenith's picture

Did they give you a construction start date?

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Mark Baljak's picture

new design

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Martin Mankowski's picture

Again? After most of it is sold? This is at least the 4th design from memory.

Oh dear, looks like the have rammed an extra tower (possibly 2, hard to tell from that pic) in front of the original 4, which means the open space/walkway that was meant to be in the middle is probably gone. And that podium is a worry. Looks very stark with not much setback.

The whole thing is starting to look significantly different to the previous plan, and not in a good way...

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Mark Baljak's picture

6 towers were always on the cards

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zenith's picture

It's not new. They were always the designs.

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