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When is a building “Over” height?

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

In a rare move recently, Wellington City Council publicly notified a building, and exposed it to public comment. While the Architectural Centre did not enter a submission (although we often have done so in the past), it seems that a number of people and organisations did, most of whom seem to have come out against the proposal. This report from the Dominion Post indicates that numbers of submissions against were considerable.

The building sits above the Lambton Traffic Exchange (a fancy name for the bus station), and is due to hold an estimated 1600 workers when full – if and when it is constructed. (more…)