Some sensible ideas for the north bank of the Brisbane River

Skinner, Peter (2008) Some sensible ideas for the north bank of the Brisbane River. Brisbane, Australia, National Trust of Queensland.

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Author Skinner, Peter
Title Some sensible ideas for the north bank of the Brisbane River
Place of publication Brisbane, Australia
Publisher National Trust of Queensland
Publication date 2008-06-15
Total pages 10
Language eng
Subject 1201 Architecture
1205 Urban and Regional Planning
Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Between 2001 and 2008, various North Bank’ proposals for redeveloping the northern bank of the Brisbane were instigated, initially by DCM and the South Bank Corporation, subsequently by Hassell and Lendlease and finally by Cox Rayner and Multiplex. The proposals were supported by the State Coordinator General, Department of Infrastructure and Planning, Deputy-Premier Lucas and Premier Bligh and were incorporated in the BCC City Centre Master Plan. This public interest research research entailed critical analysis of the urban design proposal, dissemination of a cogent critique and presentation of feasible and prudent alternatives.

I have been invited to contribute to an Enquiry by Design for the future development of the North Bank project site by the Deputy Premiers office. To be asked to design is a great privilege. When you design you cannot be negative. You must approach the issue with optimism and hope, studying very carefully what has been and what is, and thinking very positively about what could be and what should be. Here are my ideas...
Keyword Brisbane (Qld.)
Brisbane River (Qld)
Public assets

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