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  1. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | CampusOne Student Residence (was University Place) | 80m | 25s | Knightstone | Diamond Schmitt.

    You're taking things out of context. I simply don't care anymore if he replies to my inquiry or not. As for your warning, it's your...

    May 23, 2018 at 12:34 PM
  2. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | 2 Carlton | 251m | 73s | Northam | IBI Group.

    It's misguided to think a mediocre combination of curves, undulations, crowns, stepbacks, etc. take longer to create a concept or, are...

    May 23, 2018 at 9:52 AM
  3. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | CampusOne Student Residence (was University Place) | 80m | 25s | Knightstone | Diamond Schmitt.

    No. the current structure would have been pretty much the same. The additional 18 floors would be thinner leading to the lower average....

    May 23, 2018 at 9:42 AM
  4. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | CampusOne Student Residence (was University Place) | 80m | 25s | Knightstone | Diamond Schmitt.

    You're just speculating. It would have to be quite a bit thinner for a taller tower to produce less shadowing. Thinner and taller costs...

    May 23, 2018 at 1:34 AM
  5. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | CampusOne Student Residence (was University Place) | 80m | 25s | Knightstone | Diamond Schmitt.

    And more height would make it beautiful?

    May 23, 2018 at 12:55 AM
  6. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | 400 Front Street | 199m | 59s | State Building Group | Kirkor Architects.

    I'm happy with reservations. This is an improvement over the terrible brick design. It's not great by any means. A convoluted and...

    May 22, 2018 at 8:01 PM
  7. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | Lakeside Residences | 157m | 49s | Greenland | Hariri Pontarini.

    Once again the defense of mediocrity comes down to it not being a box. I haven't seen anyone mention a box but, now that it has been...

    May 22, 2018 at 7:51 PM
  8. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | St. Lawrence Condos at 158 Front | 91m | 26s | Cityzen | architectsAlliance.

    Called tiebacks. https://skyrisecities.com/news/2016/12/how-tiebacks-rakers-and-struts-support-shoring-walls

    May 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM
  9. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | Theory Condos | 102m | 30s | Parallax | IBI Group.

    The podium does have potential. I have a feeling a fair amount of spandrel with be sneaking in once it is built. IMO, The tower has an...

    May 20, 2018 at 2:07 PM
  10. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | Atrium on Bay Expansion | 82m | 19s | H&R REIT | P + S / IBI.

    It's not small. It's just short compared to the towers built in the last ten years. It's a functional, high end building. I wouldn't...

    May 20, 2018 at 10:37 AM
  11. maestro replied to the thread Toronto | Atrium on Bay Expansion | 82m | 19s | H&R REIT | P + S / IBI.

    What a waste that would be.

    May 19, 2018