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Look backwards to future of design

Look backwards to future of design | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
A city lives or dies on the quality of its public spaces. Be they hard or leafy, accidental or designed, breeze-washed, grimy or secluded, a city's spaces make plain the delights and addictions of its citizenry.
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The  book "Public Sydney:  Drawing the City" by Peter John Cantrell and Phili8p thalis tell of the city's public spaces and Elizabeth Farrelly of Devonshire Street and the new development....comments"same blasted public realm....same disdain for public space..." whereby lots of money was spent to re vamp the area and it just became the same old song and dance, whereby people need and actually spend alot of life in these public spaces.     Eliz. Farrelly is a columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald

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Barangaroo rising - the three-way race to build Sydney's next big thing

Barangaroo rising -  the three-way race to build Sydney's next big thing | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
JAMES Packer's dream to create Sydney's most iconic building since the Opera House will come with a soaring price tag after three of the world's finest architects submitted dazzling designs that may cost as much as $1.5 billion to bring to life.
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$10 million dollar architectural project of Baringaroo "Crown Sydney" of Crown Resorts who is in rivalry with the casino Echo Entertainment The Star and whose contract ends in 2019, is seeking a casino in a 6 star hotel to lure Asians here and make it a pinnacle site with high profit.  The owner is seeking global notariety with top designed buildings to be known and recognized throughout the world at a high end resort and casino.  This website shows the designs entailed.

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