Nominations for the People's Choice

(The Advertiser 1/12/15)

The voting is now closed The projects were:

2015 URBAN NOMINATIONS

Sir William Goodman Bridge

Excellent engineering innovations were used to restore this historical landmark

 

 

Electra House

Adaptive re-use of a heritage-listed insurance building into a modern hospitality venue

 

 

Ayers House Renovation

Roof and interior conservation of a significant historic building on North Terrace

 

 

Institute Building

Interior & exterior conservation of the earliest cultural building on North Terrace

 

Terowie Railway Station

Conservation of a significant early SA railway town where General McArthur said "I will return".

Elder Park Rotunda

Saving the Elder Park Rotunda from significant disrepair, plus repainting and new lighting. 

 

 

SA Government Historic Buildings Conservation Program

Conservation works for the long-term conservation of major SA historic buildings

OPPORTUNITY

Urban Growth Boundary

In 1962 and 1968 Urban Growth Boundaries were identified for Adelaide to allow metropolitan planning but they were ignored, resulting in decades of planning disorder. However the current government has raised this need again, so there may be a chance to redress Adelaide's current urban planning problems.

 

SOCIAL NOMINATIONS

 

West Torrens Public Space

West Torrens Council's Community needs Open Space and Public Place Plan.

 

St Paul's Creative Centre

A new co-working space encouraging collaboration of creative industry businesses

 

 

RISKS 

O-Bahn Extension

Questionable justification and a poor precedent for management of Adelaide's Park Lands

 

Kensington & Norwood Pool

Threat of rationalisation" leading to loss of the facility despite increasing population

 

Beverley Brickworks

Basic funding allocated then rescinded may lead to a loss of 140 years of SA history