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Brisbane Busway Doors

Brisbane Busway Doors

I generally do not find anything too interesting about the presence of sliding glass doors.  What makes these doors unique is their placement.

Brisbane Busway Doors
Brisbane Busway Doors

The authorities in the quiet city of Brisbane are so determined to stop tourists and citizens being run over by a bus that they have installed a fence and glass sliding doors on either side of an outdoor pedestrian crossing.

 

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Brisbane City Hall, Australia

Doors of Brisbane City Hall

Brisbane City Hall is the pride of the city’s heritage buildings.  When the Hall opened in 1928 it was one of Australia’s most expensive structures. Second only in cost to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The original A£480,000 budget estimated by architects Prentice and Hall blew out to over A£1,000,000.

The building underwent extensive restorations from 2010 to 2013. Most of the original interior features have been kept.

Brisbane City Hall, King George Square Entrance
Brisbane City Hall, King George Square Entrance
Fire Services door with brass fittings
Fire Services door with brass fittings
Clock Tower Elevator, Brisbane City Hall
Clock Tower Elevator door, Brisbane City Hall
Inside the hand driven elevator
Door inside the hand driven elevator
Brisbane City Hall, Anne St Entrance
Brisbane City Hall, Anne St Entrance
Brisbane City Hall, Anne St Entrance
Brisbane City Hall, Anne St Entrance
Door in the foyer
Door in the foyer

Getting to Brisbane City Hall

It is a short walk from Central Station to Brisbane City Hall in King George Square.