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Walking the dog in Woden. Images of Canberra

By Girt_Hindrance - 17 April 2012 4

walking the dog

Caught this one in Woden, out the back of the new Sirius Building.

Always wanted to catch an inverted umbrella in the area, fairly iconic of Windy Woden.

I love that the guy is just ‘going with it’, and he’ll probably pop it out and use it again.

Rocking in the free world.

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4 Responses to
Walking the dog in Woden. Images of Canberra
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Erg0 10:38 am
17 Apr 12
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He should have just put a box on his head like the guy behind him.

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EvanJames 12:29 pm
17 Apr 12
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That Woden wind tunnel is the most depressing, concrete-encased cold lonely streetscape ever. And that bit out the back of the Sirius stinks of sewage!

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WVCC 12:53 pm
17 Apr 12
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This shows you what Lovett tower does with the wind, http://vimeo.com/40493109 and they what to build more high rise! http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/woden-to-reach-for-the-heights-20120311-1usy6.html.
Jan Gehl the famous danish architect/urban planner explains the problem here with High rise buildings in more detail. http://mortensenfilm.dk/documentary/cities-for-people

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dpm 2:12 pm
17 Apr 12
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WVCC said :

This shows you what Lovett tower does with the wind, http://vimeo.com/40493109 and they what to build more high rise! http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/woden-to-reach-for-the-heights-20120311-1usy6.html.
Jan Gehl the famous danish architect/urban planner explains the problem here with High rise buildings in more detail. http://mortensenfilm.dk/documentary/cities-for-people

But didn’t you read the article?
“LDA general manager urban renewal Ian Wood-Bradley said solar and window experts had worked on avoiding these issues at Woden 9 with designs to break the down draft and turbulence and block cold westerly winds.”

So they are going to stop all that nasty wind! Hahahahaha! What a load of bollocks!

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