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Old December 4th, 2007, 02:27 AM   #1
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CARDIFF | Projects & Construction

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Cardiff is the capital city of Wales, one of the 4 countries that comprise the United Kingdom.

It's an architecturally diverse city, well known for it's stadium, civic centre, castle and historic shopping arcades. Many of the city's buildings are built from distinctive Welsh stone and slate but there is also a lot of architectural contrast and quality befitting its capital city status.

Population: 341,000 Metro area 1,097,000 (2010)

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Old December 10th, 2007, 04:51 PM   #2
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Old December 10th, 2007, 11:08 PM   #3
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not the tallest projects but really nice
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Old December 11th, 2007, 07:14 PM   #4
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cardiff post some of your best skyline shots and recently completed buildings (Millennium Centre, Altolusso etc) to give people a better feel of the city!
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CARDIFF / CAERDYDD | Projects & Construction

Cardiff is the capital city of Wales, one of the 4 countries that comprise the United Kingdom.

It's an architecturally diverse city, well known for it's stadium, civic centre, castle and historic shopping arcades. Many of the city's buildings are built from distinctive Welsh stone and slate but there is also a lot of architectural contrast and quality befitting its capital city status.

Population: 341,000 Metro area 1,097,000 (2010)





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Old November 14th, 2016, 02:32 PM   #6
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this thread is a great introduction to the city http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...369693&page=44
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RESIDENTIAL TOWER / 132m / 42 Storeys / Watkins Jones

The city has a high student population and this tower is intended to be student accommodation. Construction is expected to begin next year.

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Old November 14th, 2016, 02:47 PM   #8
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ST JOHN STREET TOWER / 22 storeys / Bennets & Associates

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STATION SQUARE / various buildings / Foster & Partners / Under construction

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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:26 PM   #10
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I had a walk around some of Cardiffs biggest developments in the sunshine today



The core of BBC HQ rising and they are covering the basement levels up to ground floor

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20161009_103414 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

The core of number 2 capital square rising

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Student accommodation just externally completed

The back

20161009_105404 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

The front (white building), the bottom is really nice so its surprising the top is so shit!

20161009_105800 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

It replaced this so cant complain!



Oh and you cans see a crane of you guessed it, another student scheme to the right

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Student accommodation, this will be ....... 'interesting' .........when finished!





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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:27 PM   #13
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More students Howard Gardens





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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:28 PM   #14
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Externally completed 3rd extension to Atrium building



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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:28 PM   #15
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Yet more students





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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:29 PM   #16
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Capital Quarter offices, number 2 externally complete

No 2



20161009_111831 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

No3, you can see the blue crane for number 3 just above No 2 in the background



20161009_112027 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

Pretty boring but an excuse to post this pic, is the car park of this scheme has been completed also just to the left of pic

20161009_111610 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr
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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:30 PM   #17
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More students, Cardiff tallest tower, demolition just started and hoardings up





Same angle as above

20161009_104642 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr
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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:30 PM   #18
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Fusion Point 3 offices



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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:31 PM   #19
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Atlantic Wharf development of Wharf pub site



20161009_113028 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

20161009_113445 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

A bit further down the dock next to county hall



20161009_113059 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

Thats it, lots of university development, but thats further than i wanted to walk!
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Old November 15th, 2016, 07:32 PM   #20
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A couple of recent renovations

20161110_153143 by Stephen Anstiss, on Flickr

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