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SOUTHBANK | King's Domain | 68-70 Dorcas Street | 29L | 92m | Residential

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Images courtesy SJB Architects

one of the better designs this yeard

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typical floor

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Nicholas Harrison's picture

This one has been approved.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Approved, but looks like amended plans were submitted last Decmeber:

"09/12/2014 Amendment to Application: Applcation amended under Section 50 of the Act to reduce the height of the tower, delete vehicular access from Dorcas Street, activate the podium with apartments, and to modify the car parking layout."

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Qantas743's picture

So not 29 levels now?

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Not sure, considering the first post was made in October and the amendment was made in December, probs not

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Andrew's picture

So it'll be similar in height to those cloned CE boxes, making a dodgy looking few blocks if all the buildings top out at the same height.

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Qantas743's picture

No need for the height to have been reduced.

Wynne seems to be forcing developers to lower their heights if they want approval.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

It seems that way for other projects, the amendment was put in before Wynne returned to office though I think.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Website up and running: http://www.kingsdomainapartments.com/

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Riddlz's picture

Couple more renders:

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Mark Baljak's picture

sleek

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Adam Ford's picture

Richard Wynne was still in hospital in December 2014. But why let the facts get in the way?
No doubt he was slicing floors from skyscrapers from his hospital bed, such is his passion for doing so.

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Aussie Steve's picture

If we are demolishing perfectly good office buildings for high rise development, then clearly Melbourne is booming, for this type of demolition is not common at all, but is a clear indication of confidence in the market.

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Construction started this week (Hamilton Marino).


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Nice angle, cheers for posting

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Lots of cladding and more glass.

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Mark Baljak's picture

Those panels look so good up close. Hopefully the style of clad gets a run elsewhere

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It’s great to see our Vitrastone panels in Silver Travertine going up on this project (more info on the product can be found at: http://fv.com.au/product/vitrastone/). Can’t want to see it fully completed later this year. Here are some more pics from our team.

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