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Old 12-07-2019, 09:37 PM
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Because of the location and height, this building will be a cork landmark for decades. The design doesn't come remotely close to living up to that status. A thoughtless glass clad block, like their other crap attempt with the prism.
The majority of high-rise around the world are glass clad.
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Old 13-07-2019, 08:19 AM
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Because of the location and height, this building will be a cork landmark for decades. The design doesn't come remotely close to living up to that status. A thoughtless glass clad block, like their other crap attempt with the prism.
It's a crock of shit. The front that will be the first thing people see driving up the quays looks like it was transplanted from the Opera house.

The architect should be tarred and feathered
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Old 13-07-2019, 09:21 AM
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Some arty farty type below in Cobh is objecting already.
Anyone not from the immediate area should really be told where to go with their objections
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Old 13-07-2019, 10:56 AM
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If this, the 25 storey apartment building where Carey’s is, and the prism building are all built, they will complement each other and give a nice look to the eastern side of the city, away from the central core.
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Old 13-07-2019, 11:47 AM
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If this, the 25 storey apartment building where Carey’s is, and the prism building are all built, they will complement each other and give a nice look to the eastern side of the city, away from the central core.
We cant get an event centre built m8. Never mind the skyscraper quarter.
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Old 13-07-2019, 12:18 PM
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We cant get an event centre built m8. Never mind the skyscraper quarter.
Because that involves the government, the rest are private sector so far "higher" chance of going ahead!!
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Old 14-07-2019, 12:51 AM
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https://twitter.com/CorkCraneCount/s...744928768?s=19

More detailed plans here.
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Old 14-07-2019, 11:04 AM
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It will blow over in a storm
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Old 14-07-2019, 01:50 PM
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It will blow over in a storm
Yes of course, tall buildings are well known to fall over in storms.
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Old 15-07-2019, 08:04 AM
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You see that is exactly it.


de Valera etc was so anti-British that they ripped out all the infrastructure in a shorted sighted move and now they will have to spend €1billion+ to put it all back in again
Nothing to do with Dev, but a useful cartoon villain for all our woes. Trams were ripped out all over the UK as well...they must have been anti British so.
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