Discussis ctinue the discussi of the global flagship store in the Melbourne Federati Square in Apple. As the Future Melbourne Commissi prepares to discuss this project at the public meeting scheduled for September 4, the newly released plan will give the public the ratiale for Apple's design thinking and the ratiale for rejecting the city council in detail .
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In July, Apple and architect Foster + Partners submitted a revised drawing to the city of Melbourne for a multi-level retail store planned at the current site of the Yarra building in Federati Square. The plan was made in respse to cstant criticism from both parties' organizatis and people in Melbourne. Some people cdemned the design "Pizza Hut's Tower", but the general attitude was the sense of losing sight of the decline of public space.
The Melbourne city council announced the evaluati of the new plan as a result of extensive review, refused the revisi and raised additial ccerns about the design. Illustratis with annotated documents and designs will be a highlight of the next meeting of the Melbourne Future Melbourne Committee.
Apple Federati Square: First floor, secd floor, rooftop (click to enlarge)
Descriptis of Apple's initial project and the comments of the July revised editi ly depicted invisible parts of the store, but complete documentati reveals an important scope of building design ambitis. Given the relatiship between architecture and the sun and the prospects of the adjacent Yarra river, ce the store is complete, it will be ranked amg other retailers of landmark Apple like Chicago's Michigan Avenue.
Additial entrances from the two double doors the river and Federati Square provide access to the store. To the west …