300 George Street Blogumentary
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300 George Street
Brisbane, Australia
Blogumentary
This is a blogumentatry project that is following the construction and development of the building complex planned for 300 George Street, Brisbane, with the aim of capturing the history from demolition of the old court building to the final completion of the three new towers.
300 George Street Brisbane is the site for Brisbane Quarter and W Hotel, Brisbane.
This blog is in no way affiliated with the developer, leasing agents or any businesses planned to operate at 300 George Street Brisbane.

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Recent Posts

Updates between 9th of October and 13th of October

October fog blankets the site

Updates between 2nd of October and 6th of October

Riverfire 2017 photos - jets, helicopters and fireworks

Painting around the lower levels and hotel sides plus number 33 on the hotel core

Updates between 11th of September and 15th of September

News and gossip from the site

Updates between 4th of September and 8th of September

Updates between 28th of August and 1st of September

The W Hotel tower reaches the big 30 levels

Time lapse videos for all of May

George Street closed off on the weekend with a mobile crane

Updates between 21st of August and 25th of August

Updates between 14th of August and 18th of August

Updates between 7th of August and 11th of August

Updates between 31st of July and 4th of August

Time lapse videos for all of April

W Hotel curved window installation

Updates between 24th of July and 28th of July

Updates between 17th of July and 21st of July


Official Pages

300 George Brisbane
Brisbane Quarter
Brookfield Multiplex
Brisbane Development
Wikipedia

31-Aug-2017
Time lapse videos for all of May
These are time lapses that Bernard created for all of May, except for 19-26 May due to equipment failure. Enjoy!
06-Aug-2017
Time lapse videos for all of April
These are time lapses that Bernard created for all of April. Enjoy!
03-Aug-2017
W Hotel curved window installation
Those W Hotel curved windows look amazing from the ground level. When I first saw them I thought they surely must be a single piece installs but I was wrong. Each curved window is made up of about 7 separate facets. Here are some pictures and a time lapse video of their installation.
08-Jul-2017
Updates from different angles, plus a video of the work on top of the W hotel tower
Here are a couple of photos I took of the construction site from different angles to what Bernard usually posts. The W hotel tower is coming along nicely. In the second photo the curved glass is already visible from the Southbank side.
11-Jun-2017
Time lapses for the whole month of March all in one go
Here's something that doesn't happen very often, I have time lapses from Bernard for the entire month of March, all in one go. Enjoy!
02-Jun-2017
Catching up on time lapse videos for February 2017
A whole bunch of time lapse videos came through from Bernard. These are for all of February. March ones are coming soon!
24-May-2017
Time lapse of the site between 3rd of February and 10th of February 2017
Catching up on some time lapses, this one from Bernard is of the site between the 3rd and 10th of February.
01-May-2017
Time lapse of the site between 27th of January and 3rd of February 2017
There hasn't been a time lapse for quite some time so here's one from a while ago - 27th January to 3rd of February.
23-Feb-2017
Time lapse of the site between 20th of January and 27th of January 2017
Here's a time lapse from Bernard, it covers between 20th and 27th of January - This one has the crane removal on Sat 21st, from about 30 seconds in.
12-Feb-2017
First two time lapse videos for 2017
Since there was no progress on site during the later parts of December 2016 and beginning of January, there won't be any time lapse videos for that period. Below are the first two time lapses from Bernard for 2017 however, enjoy!
25-Jan-2017
Two time lapse videos for December
These are two time lapse videos from Bernard for the first part of December.
06-Jan-2017
Two time lapse videos of the site, 18 - 25 November 2016 and 25 November - 2 December 2016
Here are a couple of updates from the past few months sent in by Bernard.
04-Jan-2017
Two time lapse videos of the site, 4-11 November 2016 and 11-18 November 2016
Here are a couple of updates from the past few months sent in by Bernard.
02-Jan-2017
Time lapse footage of the 1 William Street construction over the past two years
I've put together all of the footage of the 1 William Street construction from my Riverside Expressway Cam. It's not quite 300 George Street, but you can see the cranes from that construction in these videos too. The footage captures shots taken between June 2014 to December 2016. There are two videos, a day time one and a night time one.
21-Dec-2016
A time lapse bonanza - September 23 to November 4
Here's a collection of six time lapse videos from Bernard covering the period between September 23rd and November 4th. There hasn't been a time lapse update in a while so here they all are in one go. Enjoy!
04-Nov-2016
Time lapse of the site between 16th of September and 23rd of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 16th of September and 23rd of September.
26-Sep-2016
Some photos and video from Riverfire 2016
Here are some photos and videos I took this past weekend when Riverfire was on. Not too many this time around, I was concentrating more on watching it rather than taking photos and videos. Still there are some good photos below.
24-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 9th of September and 16th of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 9th of September and 16th of September.
15-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 2nd of September and 9th of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 2nd of September and 9th of September.
14-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 26th of August and 2nd of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 26th of August and 2nd of September.
08-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 19th of August and 26th of August 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 19th of August and 26th of August.
25-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 12th of August and 19th of August 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 12th of August and 19th of August.
13-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 29th of July and 5th of August 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 29th of July and 5th of August.
08-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 22nd of July and 29th of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 22nd of July and 29th of July.
03-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 15th of July and 22nd of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 15th of July and 22nd of July.
30-Jul-2016
Time lapse of the site between 8th of July and 15th of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 8th of July and 15th of July.
14-Jul-2016
A special 10 month long time lapse video of the construction
Here's a special time lapse video from Bernard showing the site over a long period - October 2015 to July 2016. It's equivalent of a frame every 20 minutes and limited to daytime only. Very cool!
14-Jul-2016
Time lapse of the site between 1st of July and 8th of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 1st of July and 8th of July.
11-Jul-2016
RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter fly over the CBD
I happened to be home today when the RACQ CQ Rescue helicopters did a fly over in the Brisbane CBD. Here are a few photos I took, as well as a short video below.
06-Jul-2016
Time lapse of the site between 24th June and 1st of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 24th of June and 1st of July.
27-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 17th and 24th of June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 17th and 24th of June.
22-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 10th and 17th of June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 10th and 17th of June.
17-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 3rd and 10th of June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 3rd and 10th of June.
12-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 27th May and 3rd June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 27th May and 3rd of June.
31-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 19th and 27th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 19th and 27th of May. This one is longer than usual, coming in at around 8 mins of footage.
27-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 13th and 19th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 13th and 19th of May. It's a little later than usual, but better late than never! Enjoy!
23-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 6th and 13th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 6th and 13th of May. Enjoy!
10-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 29th April and 6th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 29th April and 6th of May. Enjoy!
10-May-2016
Climbing formwork explanation video
Here's an interesting video that explains how a climbing formwork is put together and moved up with each new floor being created. The video is a little dated and I'm sure the technologies has improved since but it gives a nice overview of what's involved
07-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 22nd and 29th April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 22nd and 29th of April. Enjoy!
29-Apr-2016
Time lapse of the site between 15th and 22nd April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 15th and 22nd of April. It's awesome watching the Hotel lift core literally grow upwards during some of the days.
18-Apr-2016
Time lapse of the site between 8th and 15th April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 8th and 15th of April.
11-Apr-2016
Time lapse of the site between 5th and 8th April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 5th and 8th of April.
30-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 18th and 24th March 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 18th and 24th of March. These were the main activities during that period...
24-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 4th and 18th March 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 4th and 18th of March. This one is a two week combined time lapse.
07-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 26th February and 4th March 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 26th February and 4th of March. There were some minor technical issues so some of the night time footage is a little flickery.
05-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 19th and 26th February 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 19th and 26th of Feburary. This video has footage of the fourth crane being assembled. Its easy to miss but if you look at around the 0:33 mark you will see it, it's fully assembled by the 0:45 mark.
24-Feb-2016
Time lapse of the site between 12th and 19th February 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 12th and 19th of Feburary. Night time footage is a lot clearer now due to a new camera.
15-Feb-2016
Time lapse of the site between 5th and 12th February 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 5th and 12th of Feburary. I noticed that there are quite bright lights on during the night now, guess that's to allow work to continue over night.
08-Feb-2016
Time lapse of the site between February 4 and 5 2016
Here's another time lapse from Bernard showing the pour for the Basement 6 slab in the North-West corner, and the pour of the residential tower foundation.
04-Feb-2016
A time lapse video between 20th and 24th January 2016
Here's a nice time lapse video from Bernard showing the developments at the site between the 20th and the 24th of January.
18-Jan-2016
Time lapse of the site between December 15 and 18
Here's a nice time lapse from Bernard that shows the site between December 15th and 18th 2015.
03-Jan-2016
More time lapse footage of the demolition and excavation
I've had one of the readers, Rick, send in these time lapse videos that he's put together. The first one shows the final stages of the demolition and the second one shows the entire excavation compressed down to 4 minutes of footage.
15-Dec-2015
More of the lift shafts are starting to pop up
I've received quite a detailed update from Bernard, a reader who has contributed in the past. Lots of work is going ahead at the site. It's great to see the site from this vantage point, really puts it into perspective. Many thanks for this contribution!
30-Oct-2015
Footage of the controlled detonation at 300 George Street
The previous post suggested that there would be a controlled detonation taking place some time at the 300 George site, well it finally happened over the weekend. I had a number of people send in footage of the detonation. Check it out.
02-Oct-2015
January to September time lapse of 1 William Street Construction
This isn't exactly the 300 George Street construction, but since the 1 William Street site is in my line of site and I have all the footage from Expressway Cam this is a little treat. Below is a time lapse of of the construction between January and September 2015.
21-Sep-2015
A crane with an extremely long arm is excavating the site
Noticed that there is a crane with an extremely long arm doing excavation at the site. It's actually picking up the dirt from way down in the pit and loading it onto the trucks.
10-Sep-2015
A short video of the excavation progress
I've had Dani send these snaps and a video in today. It looks like the excavation is down at least 3 full levels, I'm guessing it's about half way done now.