Thursday, November 07, 2013

Koridors of Konkrete at Anzy & Beyond

Urban activation or urban disaster? It takes a village to stand up to those who socialise losses The consensus of the 250-strong crowd at the Randwick urban activation precinct (UAP) community forum at The Juniors last night was the State Government's plan would tear the heart out of the beach-swept villages along Anzac Pde. Urban activation or urban disaster? Documents leaked from initial UAP consultation sessions had revealed buildings up to 20-storeys high, or 65m, at Kingsford, Maroubra Labor MP Michael Daley explained to audience how strange the consultation for the proposal has been  ..Dal(e)y Battle Regarding UAP

It seems the main issues calling many of us to action right now are the lack of consultation surrounding the NSW government's policy on Urban Activation Precincts (UAP), and the proposed changes to Planning laws. The UAP policy is likely to result in a significant increase in resident numbers by allowing high density development in current low and medium density residential areas. 
As well as co-convening a public forum on Wednesday (with Michael Daley) on how the UAP will affect our area, in this issue of our newsletter, Matt Thistlethwaite opines on the demise of the NBN as we know it. Michael Daley, co-convener of Wednesday's public forum on the UAP, is the bearer of some good news in relation to our local beaches, reporting on much improved 'clean' ratings.  Residents with Views

"There are so many ways a building can be a bad building," says architecture expert Elizabeth Farrelly Truly Ugly Stories