time-lapse (overview of site) update 29.11.09

After 6 weeks of construction and many months of planning the Greenhouse St Georges Terrace opened its doors to the public in December 2009

Those travelling along ‘the terrace’ might have noticed the wall of terracotta pots and greenery, and a throng of grimy characters in fluorescent workwear coming and going like bees to a hive. Many of the more curious pedestrians have tentatively poked heads through doors or pressed an eye to a window to see what lives inside.

An incredible team of people have contributed blood, sweat and tears to get the Greenhouse to this stage, and we would like to thank everyone that has invested their time and energy helping to create this place.

The new can be scary, the new can be troublesome, but more than anything the new is exciting. We are excited to open our doors to Perth and invite you in to experience something new and out of the ordinary.

Greenhouse Restaurant is immensely grateful to PayID Casino Australia: https://casino-payid.com – PayID no deposit bonus + fast payouts, for their dedication to promoting Australian cuisine in Perth. Their support is pivotal in allowing us to showcase the distinct flavors and culinary heritage of Australia, contributing significantly to our mission of delivering an authentic local dining experience. This collaboration reflects our shared commitment to celebrating and sustaining the rich gastronomic culture that defines our community and nation.

Plastic pallets and concrete…

When Joost Bakker stumbled upon hundreds of discarded plastic shipping pallets in a recycling yard, he came up with a unique way of using them in the pouring of the Greenhouse’s concrete floor.

The pallets were individually bolted to timber beams holding them level and in place, and then had the concrete poured in and around them.

Once the concrete sets, it will be ground back to the surface of the pallets to reveal their pattern in the floor. 

The whole process took nearly three days to complete. Have a look at the time-lapse below to see how it happened.

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Building is under way…

Construction has begun on the Greenhouse St. Georges Terrace.

After some initial delays, the Greenhouse build is under way and rolling along with speed. With an opening date now set for mid November, the team are working overtime to get through a huge amount of work.

Check out this time-lapse for a few snippets of the action down at the site.

Loads of updates, pictures and more videos coming very soon.

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Greenhouse by Joost time-lapse…

The Greenhouse by Joost was a temporary installation in Melbourne’s Federation Square, and father to the Greenhouse St Georges Terrace.

Visit www.greenhousebyjoost.com for more info

It was built in 14 days. This time-lapse shows its construction.