Melbourne is a city that is currently going through an extreme development phase and an ongoing skyscraper boom. Considering the CBD and Southbank, especially, Melbourne looks to become a world-class, mega-tall metropolis. In the near future, Melbourne will compete with cities like Chicago, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo in terms of having a large number of buildings of 200+ metres tall. As the effects of this boom are becoming increasingly visible and the strain on the city's infrastructure is clearly evident, the controversy is raging regarding the benefits and drawbacks of hyper-dense, supertall overdevelopment with construction going up, Up, UP...
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It looks like they're making quite a differenceReplyDelete
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The trouble with increasingly tall buildings is that a] pedestrians at ground level have to walk in limited light and b] working in a third floor office as I do looks out onto towering walls next door.ReplyDelete
Well I can see the downside of lots of tall buildings, but they certainly make for an impressive skyline!ReplyDelete