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The towers of Belconnen

By 16 December 2011 45

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Two containers tipped on their ends have recently appeared in the carpark adjacent to the Belconnen Community Bus station, fronting Benjamin Way.

I approached a workman affixing some panelling over the door at the bottom (at the rear away from the street0 and asked him what they were.

He advised that he didn’t know, and that i should speak to the council.

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45 Responses to
The towers of Belconnen
Keijidosha 10:57 am
16 Dec 11
#1

Looks like the beginnings of a pretty wicked fort!

Dilandach 10:58 am
16 Dec 11
#2

mmm “art”.

I guess at least it isn’t phallic shaped this time.

rosscoact 11:10 am
16 Dec 11
#3

Very small multi unit development? Close to shops, ample parking, modern design?

brad301168 11:15 am
16 Dec 11
#4

Stairway to heavan!

dave__ 11:21 am
16 Dec 11
#5

More space to stick advertising?

PBO 11:23 am
16 Dec 11
#6

Ventilation stack? Hmmm, just sayin……..

poetix 11:33 am
16 Dec 11
#7

Memorial for the less memorable wars?

Wokie 11:44 am
16 Dec 11
#8

Housing for illegal boat arrivals?

Jim Jones 12:01 pm
16 Dec 11
#9

“My name is Katie Gallagher, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”

AG Canberra 12:03 pm
16 Dec 11
#10

Mobile phone tower?

Dilandach 12:18 pm
16 Dec 11
#11

poetix said :

Memorial for the less memorable wars?

Tomb of the unknown shipping container?

NoImRight 12:22 pm
16 Dec 11
#12

American ICBMs. The NT Marine base is just a cover.

PBO 12:28 pm
16 Dec 11
#13

Jim Jones said :

“My name is Katie Gallagher, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”

+1

Erg0 12:31 pm
16 Dec 11
#14

Looks a lot like the twin towers memorial in Auckland, actually.

Gerry-Built 12:42 pm
16 Dec 11
#15

Dilandach said :

mmm “art”.

I guess at least it isn’t phallic shaped this time.

well; not from that angle anyhow ;-)

I’m going with “artwork”… probably at low cost; say… $250,000…

damien haas 1:15 pm
16 Dec 11
#16

Possibly related to the pending multi-storey development for that site ?

Deref 1:21 pm
16 Dec 11
#17

It’s one of those multi-level outhouses – you know – where the boss gets the one at the top, the middle managers get the middle one and the workers get the one at the bottom.

stonedwookie 1:34 pm
16 Dec 11
#18

could be they looked like crane base/slabs before the walls went up but yeh kinda confused now

Felix the Cat 1:43 pm
16 Dec 11
#19

Whatever they are they are way better than a phallic owl…

I-filed 2:10 pm
16 Dec 11
#20

Something new for Lauren Jackson & a developer to promote to the unwary and/or stupid?

creative_canberran 2:31 pm
16 Dec 11
#21

I don’t know what it is but it’s more attractive than 90% of what they’ve built in Belco.

As for purpose, I’m going to guess it’s a Labor plan to replicate this: http://meninblack.wikia.com/wiki/Statue_of_Liberty – push of a button and all memory of the GDE is gone! We’re through the looking glass people.

Gismondo 3:42 pm
16 Dec 11
#22

Is it just me or are others inspired by the towers to get out the old “Who’s Next”

“out here in the fields, i fight for my meals……

Martlark 3:49 pm
16 Dec 11
#23

I think there are harbingers of the end of anarchic free parking.

Dilandach 4:03 pm
16 Dec 11
#24

Martlark said :

I think there are harbingers of the end of anarchic free parking.

Its only anarchic because of those who have trouble understanding the concept of an arrow, large “NO ENTRY” signs and confusion over why the drivers opposite are mouthing naughty words.

gooterz 8:43 pm
16 Dec 11
#25

Fliponout 10:45 pm
16 Dec 11
#26

Stanhope is still around to tease us with his ART …….
How much did we pay for this one … 500K

dungfungus 8:42 am
17 Dec 11
#27

Potaloos for tall people?

fermion 10:39 am
17 Dec 11
#28

A tower of giraffes?

Bramina 10:49 am
17 Dec 11
#29

Dilandach said :

mmm “art”.

I guess at least it isn’t phallic shaped this time.

It looks phallic to me.

astrojax 12:37 pm
17 Dec 11
#30

Gismondo said :

Is it just me or are others inspired by the towers to get out the old “Who’s Next”

“out here in the fields, i fight for my meals……

don’t cry. and don’t raise your eye. it’s just belconnen, another teenage wasteland…

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