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Recent content by Lachlan Holmes

  1. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | The One | 338.3m | 94s | Mizrahi Developments | Foster + Partners

    Considering that it's been mentioned earlier in the thread that this site will utilize construction hoists that are contained within the elevator shafts, and keeping in mind that the elevator shafts in the core of the tower don't reach the ground level because of the Definitely Not But Maybe...
  2. Lachlan Holmes

    Westgate on Main | ?m | 8s | Matrix Development Group

    Can't speak to the glazing, but for the precast, it basically is a single supplier - Stubbes Precast - who've pretty much cornered the market here in Hamilton, unfortunately. They've also found great commercial success with their 'total precast' solutions, which has conversely resulted in a...
  3. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | 500 Duplex | 53.71m | 15s | Streamliner | IBI Group

    "I've always wanted to live in a bowling alley!" (source: from the architectural plans)
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    Toronto | 700 Bay Street | 94.79m | 32s | KingSett Capital | BDP Quadrangle

    The four (but more like seven) storey addition on the slab tower really looks gross. I can't say that I really see how it's a better result than the original proposed point tower addition...
  5. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | Yonge & Rich Condominiums | 156.35m | 46s | Great Gulf | a—A

    The final project I was able to photograph on Sunday the 4th:
  6. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | 88 Queen | 163.05m | 51s | St Thomas Dev | Hariri Pontarini

    I like the public space. Nice and shady, at least in the afternoon, lots of (comfortable) seating - things that I enjoy at least. If they can fix their tree issues and have them grow out for a few years it will be nice as the space grows with the remainder of the complex being completed. Here...
  7. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | Hyatt Place / The 203 Residences on Jarvis | 108.2m | 32s | Manga | IBI Group

    Couple pictures taken on Sunday, July 4th:
  8. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | Grand Hotel Redevelopment | 153.95m | 49s | Amexon | Core Architects

    Disappearing, slowly but surely. Pictures from Sunday, July 4th:
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    Toronto | Fleur Condos | 85.34m | 29s | Menkes | a—A

    Gorgeous project, definitely one of my favourite buildings to go up in the last ten years. I'm less sold on the public art. Photos taken Sunday the Fourth:
  10. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | YC Condos -- Yonge at College | 198.42m | 62s | Canderel | Graziani + Corazza

    Sidewalks remain asphalt. Ground floor remains incomplete. Sunday, July 4th:
  11. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | TeaHouse 501 Yonge Condominiums | 170.98m | 52s | Lanterra | a—A

    Pictures from Sunday afternoon, July 4th:
  12. Lachlan Holmes

    Toronto | The Rosedale on Bloor | 185.92m | 55s | Gupta | IBI Group

    Just two, taken from a distance, of this one beginning to peek out. Sunday, July 4th: