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Old June 19th, 2017, 10:38 PM   #421
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Just to clarify, the article in the Sunday Times regarding extra apartments via reduced ceiling heights referred to the proposed residential building at Bolands Quay and not the Exo building which I understand will be fully commercial.
Boland's Quay is what I read. (I know that's not this thread but I was responding to the flow...)
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Old June 19th, 2017, 11:22 PM   #422
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There may be a redesign here and hopefully an increase in height.
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Old June 19th, 2017, 11:28 PM   #423
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I don't want a redesign, it's a nice design. Why can't they just add two or three floors to each building? Heaven help they then break the invisible line from millennium tower to Google Docks which is what was stipulated in the stupid SDZ
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Old June 20th, 2017, 01:01 AM   #424
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2-3 is still low enough early to mid twenties would look far better! Anyone have a link to article ?
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Old June 20th, 2017, 01:51 AM   #425
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It's an amendment of the residential block only.

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The proposed development seeks amendments to previously permitted Residential Building 3 permitted under DSDZ3796/14. The development consists of: Internal amendments and modifications to the permitted Residential Building 3 to provide for 5 no. additional apartment units increasing the overall no. of units from 31 units to 36 units comprising 35 no. of 2 bed units and 1 no. of 3 bed unit. The previously permitted scheme accommodated 30 no. 2 bed units and 1 no. 3 bed unit. The overall gfa of the building increases from 4,507 sq.m. to 4,849 sq.m. The additional units are facilitated by the creation of an additional floor at 15th floor through the reduction in the permitted ceiling heights by 90mm from 3100mm to 3010mm. The development proposes the omission of the semi enclosed roof terrace provided at 14th floor and the shared deck/terrace at 13th floor to facilitate the additional penthouse apartment over 14th and 15th floor and the additional apartment unit at 13th floor.
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Old June 20th, 2017, 01:51 AM   #426
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Well this is office development, so it would make sense that they would reduce floor height if they wanted to turn this into residential, theres nothing preventing them making it 88m either
Of course there is.

For starters, the current height is the maximum height allowed in the SDZ. There's DCC, ABP, An Taisce, people who think they know about 1916, residents. The list goes on. There are several things preventing them from from making it 88m.
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Old June 20th, 2017, 11:37 AM   #427
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Of course there is.

For starters, the current height is the maximum height allowed in the SDZ. There's DCC, ABP, An Taisce, people who think they know about 1916, residents. The list goes on. There are several things preventing them from from making it 88m.
I wrote that in the EXO thread, which someone seems to have moved here
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Old June 20th, 2017, 01:00 PM   #428
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There may be a redesign here and hopefully an increase in height.
That would be great, the initial design was much nicer!
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Old June 20th, 2017, 04:10 PM   #429
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I wrote that in the EXO thread, which someone seems to have moved here
I did as the EXO thread was becoming rather messy with talk of Bolands. I wasn't sure what you were referring to and assumed Bolands.
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Old June 22nd, 2017, 01:06 AM   #430
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I did as the EXO thread was becoming rather messy with talk of Bolands. I wasn't sure what you were referring to and assumed Bolands.
No wonder you are confused with stuff like this...

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There's DCC, ABP, An Taisce, people who think they know about 1916, residents. The list goes on. There are several things preventing them from from making it 88m.
One can only assume that's a reference to Boland's ...but who knows?
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Old July 18th, 2017, 02:54 AM   #431
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Is there any update on this?
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Old July 18th, 2017, 05:36 AM   #432
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Under construction.
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Old July 18th, 2017, 09:21 AM   #433
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Progress on site is slow as sh*t. I walk past most days, theres only a handful of people working. Do they not have deadlines or penalties to work against?
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Old July 18th, 2017, 11:12 AM   #434
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They probably have to wait to receive planning for the minor amendments to the residential part. But an absolute joke that 2 years later and main construction beyond digging out the foundation has yet to start.
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Old July 18th, 2017, 01:14 PM   #435
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Sounds like the Cork Event Centre..
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Old July 18th, 2017, 04:35 PM   #436
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Is there any update on this?
17 July
From GCD station. You can see the roof is now off the old Boland's Mill building. Ground works for new office blocks ongoing.
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Old July 18th, 2017, 11:27 PM   #437
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Jeez, talk about glacial progress. Meanwhile the Chinese construct actual skyscrapers in less than 3 weeks....

https://www.theguardian.com/world/vi...imelapse-video
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Old July 19th, 2017, 12:42 AM   #438
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It's only a couple of months behind schedule though. The original schedule was very long. We knew that from the beginning.
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Jeez, talk about glacial progress. Meanwhile the Chinese construct actual skyscrapers in less than 3 weeks....

https://www.theguardian.com/world/vi...imelapse-video

Have you actually read it ??

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Broad Sustainable Building spent four and a half months fabricating the building’s 2,736 modules before construction began. The first 20 floors were completed last year, and the remaining 37 were built from 31 January to 17 February this year, Xiao said.
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Old August 14th, 2017, 10:18 PM   #440
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Taking forever!!

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