Month: May 2014

Manningham New Gov Zones vs Old zones

There are more drastic changes to the Planning schemes and regulations coming, as discussed previously due to statewide rezoning by the government. Scary words like discretionary are being used again – for instance the GRZ zone below includes special allowances for extra height etc for current DD08 A & B areas. Manningham Council have now […]

Earliest High Rise Buildings

High rise buildings are nothing new, consider these in a city that alone has the population of Australia, where extremely few have a back yard, and high rise buildings have been around for 4000 years plus.    A couple of interesting Cairo notes: 1. Buildings in the city usually remain unfinished – so they don’t […]