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Topic: Wills Court

Apartments: how close is too close?

A reader sent me this plan (1st exhibit) of how the proposed new 71 storey Queensbridge Tower (cream) will sit in relation to the existing 62 floor Freshwater Place building (grey). While the plan shows they’ll only be 8 metres apart at the closest point, it’s important to note the developer has increased this to […]

Living in the CBD: does it have to be miserable?

Increasing density in Australia’s cities is a good and necessary thing, but it’s not going to go well if regulators, investors and residents don’t understand that living cheek by jowl brings problems as well as opportunities. A new 32 storey building proposed by developer Highbury Focus has lessons for all Australian cities – if approved […]