The premier who mistook a river for a vacant lot

Skinner, Peter R. (2008) The premier who mistook a river for a vacant lot. Trust News, 19 10-10.

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Author Skinner, Peter R.
Title The premier who mistook a river for a vacant lot
Journal name Trust News
Publication date 2008-05
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 19
Start page 10
End page 10
Total pages 1
Place of publication Brisbane, Australia
Publisher National Trust of Queensland
Language eng
Subject 1201 Architecture
120102 Architectural Heritage and Conservation
310100 Architecture and Urban Environment
Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted abstract
You can be forgiven for missing the low-key announcement, but in November Premier Bligh 'gave the green light' for a private property developer to build $1.7 billion worth of office and apartment buildings in the Brisbane River in front of the CBD. Five speculative towers, 50 to 60 metres long and 19 to 46 stories high, are to be built in a line alongside the Riverside Expressway, blocking current views over the river valley to the mountains. Another row of four apartment buildings, of 8 to 11 storeys, will extend even further across the river...
Keyword Brisbane (Qld.)
Architecture - Brisbane, Qld., Australia
Urban Planning and Management
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code

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