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Old May 18th, 2011, 11:53 AM   #1
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BRISBANE | Brisbane Skytower | 270m | 886ft | 89 fl | Prep

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Old May 19th, 2011, 01:36 AM   #2
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Old May 19th, 2011, 01:51 AM   #3
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Better than I had hoped! And I recall that a number of Brisbane forumers were skeptical that this would be an absolute tallest.
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Old May 19th, 2011, 02:01 AM   #4
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Yep, we're stoked! This is equal in height to Eureka tower in Melbourne. Oh, and Infinity Tower got a height increase on the same day!
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Old May 19th, 2011, 02:04 AM   #5
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Brisbane must be stopped!
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Old May 19th, 2011, 03:55 AM   #6
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Awesome news for Brisbane, it really is a flourishing city.
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Old May 19th, 2011, 01:33 PM   #7
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Love it! Just hurry up & build it.
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Old May 25th, 2011, 07:03 AM   #8
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title needs to be changed to 293m

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mary st elevation




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Old May 29th, 2011, 09:08 AM   #9
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Old May 29th, 2011, 06:08 PM   #10
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Just perusing the local forum I get the impression that Brisbanites have very little faith that this is going to come to fruition.
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Old May 31st, 2011, 05:20 AM   #11
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Go Brisbane!!! WOW!
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Old May 31st, 2011, 06:40 AM   #12
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Absolutely stunning
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Old May 31st, 2011, 06:55 AM   #13
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Just perusing the local forum I get the impression that Brisbanites have very little faith that this is going to come to fruition.
They paid $40 million for the site, it's Billbergia's first development of such scale, and the demand is well and truly there - be it retail, office, residential and hotel. The likelihood of it going ahead is more chance than not.
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Old May 31st, 2011, 12:35 PM   #14
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The base looks great.
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Old July 5th, 2011, 03:23 AM   #15
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I think this tower will eventually go ahead... the Brisbane City Council and QLD State Government are investing so much money into the capital city...

This tower will be a great addition to the city skyline and fills the low void in the middle part of the city centre - and moves away from the golden triangle too...
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Old July 5th, 2011, 04:38 AM   #16
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I like Vision a lot more.
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Old July 5th, 2011, 04:43 AM   #17
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I think I prefer 111+222 over Vision - it looks less like a ***** for one
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Old July 5th, 2011, 05:32 AM   #18
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i still prefer Vision, this one would look a lot better had the original design never had been released... but then again it still looks amazing, Brisbane makes Adelaide look like a complete backwater
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Old July 5th, 2011, 06:10 AM   #19
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i still prefer Vision, this one would look a lot better had the original design never had been released... but then again it still looks amazing, Brisbane makes Adelaide look like a complete backwater
Does South Australia/Adelaide have strict height restrictions?

In all fairness - Brisbane unlike Adelaide is a big port city and has over two million people - Adelaide has 1.2 million?
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Old July 5th, 2011, 09:48 AM   #20
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nice tower! does seem to dwarf the rest of the buildings though
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