M5V, by TAS Design Build and Lifetime Developments, is now topping out on King Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. The 34-storey condominium tower is designed by Core Architects, and will distinctive on the skyline for its use of coloured glass scattered across the building's glazing. 

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

The current state of the tower, from 15 floors up:

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

The podium with candy coloured glass accents. It is expected that the coloured glass will have more impact as white walls appear in finished units:

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

Zeroing in on the box - originally planned to house two floors worth of HVAC and be sheathed in red aluminum, it now appears that only half of the lower floor of the box will be required for the equipment, cutting the architectural exclamation mark down to the impact of a comma:

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

Here's how the box was to look:

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

Focusing again on more coloured windows:

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

M5V, with the pit for Charlie Condos by Great Gulfin the foreground:

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple

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author:AlvinofDiaspar

posted:2010-09-19 21:27:23