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Melbourne Docklands

Melbourne Docklands is the new waterfront urban redevelopment project in Melbourne. When completed in 2015, it is expected to become home to 20,000 people.
The area was occupied by various cargo docks since the begging of Melbourne. When new container ships required deeper water and more space, new docks were build closer to Yarra mouth. The waterfront area in the proximity of city became vacant for up-market urban redevelopment project.




The area is broken up into a number of precincts: Waterfront City, New Quay, Yarra Edge, Victoria Harbour, and others. Each precinct designed and built by a different development company.



Telstra Dome, second largest stadium in Melbourne
Telstra Dome, second largest stadium in Melbourne
New Quay, view from Victoria Harbour. The buildings has names: Nolan, Arkley, Palladio, Boyd, and Conder.




Palladio building, shaped like the prow of a ship.
Palladio building, shaped like the prow of a ship.

James Cook ship replica from Sydney Maritime Museum is visiting Docklands.




Docklands marina.



Docklands intended to be entertainment and tourist precinct. Where are already lots a up-maket restaurants and cafes here.








Modern sculptures on Docklands







National Australia Bank (NAB) is one of biggest busineses established on Victoria Harbour, Docklands







Victoria Harbour, construction is under way.










Yarra's Edge is yet another part of Docklands. This is $1.3 billion development by Mirvac includes around 2000 apartments with views over the Yarra River to the city. Mirvac has released 756 apartments in five towers.




More photos:
Melbourne
Southbank at night
Melbourne Federation Square
Around Melbourne Central Station
Southbank
Melbourne, Parliament station
Brighton beach, Melbourne
Queen Victoria market
S11 protest at the Crown Casino

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