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Old November 6th, 2013, 01:43 PM   #61
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Assuming everything gets built that is currently in the pipeline for the Parramatta CBD, the five tallest buildings would be;

- Aspire 336m (proposed)
- Parramatta Square commercial tower 1 220m (proposed)
- Parramatta Square commercial tower 2 200m (proposed)
- Altitude Apartments 177m (proposed)
- Gateway South tower 1 118m (proposed)

There are a few other buildings proposed / approved / under construction above 100m.

The current tallest building in Parramatta is the 90m B1 Tower.
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Old November 6th, 2013, 02:06 PM   #62
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The Mario Cucinella design is hideous
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Old November 7th, 2013, 07:53 AM   #63
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You probably can't tell from the renders but that Mario Cucinella design might probably be the most innovative of the bunch - the whole building's wrapped in photovoltaic panels and topped with wind turbines. How all that actually appears on the other hand could be another story but I'd like to see some clearer renders before making a final judgement
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Old November 7th, 2013, 12:15 PM   #64
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This supertalls section must be an embarrassing place for anything from Australia to be sitting in

Just look at all the new stuff coming out from around the world esp. Dubai (since OZ politicians love to bag Dubai)
I don't know what your obsession is with hating on Australia. Was your boat turned around or something?

Besides, most Australians don't really care for these intl. threads. We already have a supertall anyway
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Old November 26th, 2013, 05:11 PM   #65
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Here's another proposal from the design competition for the commercial towers for stages 5 and 6. It was not shortlisted as one of the potential winners.

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Parramatta Stage 5&6 Commercial Towers Competition – Esan Rahmani & Raymond Ng
Shame this design was not shortlisted - my fav by far!
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Old November 26th, 2013, 05:28 PM   #66
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That is a really cool proposal! I don't think they will choose it, but it would be great if they did.
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Old November 26th, 2013, 06:42 PM   #67
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That is a really cool proposal! I don't think they will choose it, but it would be great if they did.
yes, i agree. the deisgn is pretty awesome but i also don't think it will be build.
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Old November 27th, 2013, 11:58 AM   #68
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wow, normally i am not a fan of extravagant curves, but these towers look great dancing with each other!
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Old November 27th, 2013, 09:19 PM   #69
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That proposal is hideous
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Old November 28th, 2013, 10:15 PM   #70
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It's certainly different. It looks as though it's been torn apart. I'd like to see them tone it down a bit though. Maybe something with a similar shape but not so bold.
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Old November 28th, 2013, 10:20 PM   #71
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I love it!!!
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Old November 29th, 2013, 08:58 PM   #72
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Not a big fan of tall buildings that look like they're unstable or leaning. They're unsettling to me. This isn't the worst example of it. But still, there's absolutely no reason for the building to look like this except for the architect's ego.
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Old November 30th, 2013, 06:23 AM   #73
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That curved design is gorgeous.
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Old November 30th, 2013, 06:25 AM   #74
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Not really sure how I feel about this one. The renders don't look terrible, but these extremely curvy and chaotic towers aren't my cup of tea.

Concerning the design: 69, anyone?
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Old November 30th, 2013, 11:34 AM   #75
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Quite a fancy shape. it could look very cool if done well or end up very tacky.
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Old December 17th, 2013, 01:02 PM   #76
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Looks like Johnson Pilton Walker (JPW) has been chosen as the winner for the commercial towers!

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Johnson Pilton Walker design wins Parramatta Square competition

Unanimously chosen by the jury of industry experts, the twin towers design by Sydney architecture firm Johnson Pilton Walker have taken out the Parramatta City Council’s latest international design competition.

Featuring a unique floating ‘public space in the sky’, the towers are set to transform Parramatta’s skyline as part of the development Stages five and six.

Last month four shortlisted designs were selected from 73 international submissions from leading architecture firms. They included designs from Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, Bates Smart, Mario Cucinella Architects and the winning design by Johnson Pilton Walker.

Lord Mayor John Chedid says, “This project is essential to the revitalisation of the Parramatta town centre and to the safe, easy, pleasant delivery of pedestrians from the transport interchange to the civic heart of Parramatta.

“Council is delighted with the outcome and Johnson Pilton Walker’s design solutions. We’re confident their proposal for two beautifully linked buildings will complement all aspects of Parramatta Square, and be of premier appeal to national and international tenants.”

The commercial towers will add up to 140,000sqm of office space to the CBC and function as two of the key centrepieces of the three hectare Parramatta Square site.

Key features of the 53-storey buildings include a cantilevering double-height sky terrace on the 25th floor; a double-height sky lobby on the 27th floor accommodating public and semi-public spaces; an edge-defining retail podium along the southern edge of the future Square; and a clear, accessible and active link between the Parramatta transport interchange and Parramatta Square.

The jury were impressed with the four shortlisted projects, which tackled the site in different ways, with each assessed in terms of its innovation, design, urban design, feasibility and sustainability.

On the Johnson Pilton Walker design, the jury says, “The JPW scheme proposes a highly legible, naturally lit connection between the rail station concourse and the future Parramatta Square, with multiple opportunities for retail activation on two levels.

“It proposes twin towers which complement but do not compete with the landmark ‘Aspire’ tower design. These towers will provide 21st Century workplaces in the heart of Parramatta.”

These twin towers join other landmark buildings already designed by internationally recognised architecture firms for the Parramatta Square precinct.

Stage 1 is a commercial building by Architectus, Stage 2 is the Aspire residential tower by Grimshaw Architects and Stage 3 is the community/Council facilities and commercial space awarded to Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp.
http://www.architectureanddesign.com...rramatta-squar

New renders showing a refined design:


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Don't think there's an official confirmation of heights as of now but both are believed to be about 200m or over.
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Old December 17th, 2013, 01:41 PM   #77
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Yes that design doesn't look supertall to me, 200 meter should be achievable though.
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Old December 17th, 2013, 01:49 PM   #78
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Yes that design doesn't look supertall to me, 200 meter should be achievable though.
Yes, this has not more than 50 floors
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Old December 18th, 2013, 08:41 AM   #79
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The supertall can be seen behind this 220m and 200m office component of the project.
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I was in Parramatta earlier this month, I saw many sites closed and going under construction. Is this building being built?
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