First Canadian Place Rejuvenation | 298.08m | 72s | Brookfield | MdeAS Architects

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I'm REALLY looking forward to the smart cell shaders that are being added for the upper floors.
 

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I imagine he is talking about LED lights behind some of the glass.

I hope they crush up the marble for sand on Toronto beaches. It would be nice to be able to get a nice aqua colour off the lake which is not possible with brown sand.
 

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The new cladding looks like the perfect match for this building. I can't wait to see it go up. I think I'd prefer the corners used the same colour cladding though.
 

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According to the Star:

Some parts of the building will also be keeping their marble, including the lobby and the first two storeys of the exterior.

So the podium is keeping the stone.
 

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I hope they give Gobelin girl Tamara Jaworska's four huge tapestries a good cleaning if they decide to re-hang them in the refurbished lobby.
 

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According to the Star:

Some parts of the building will also be keeping their marble, including the lobby and the first two storeys of the exterior.
- So the podium is keeping the stone.

I don't think that is correct, especially since Brookfield stated in the press release that the podium etc would also be done.

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Re: heritage:

In addition to the existing four Gobelin tapestries, I hope we don't lose the embossed metal wall panels in the banking hall - distinctively '70s touches - when the lobby gets redone. The lobby wall artwork in 2 Bloor West, of the same vintage, disappeared when that building underwent a "refreshing" a few years ago and that shop selling all those ghastly cut crystal animals was inserted at street level. And since FCP's interior white disco-look marble hasn't been tarnished by the cruel Toronto weather, maybe it doesn't need to be replaced? The archival photo on the website reminds me how fiercely I suddenly miss those big white globular planters that used to be in the lobby.
 

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Brookfield has decided to use white marble as their distinctive "look" in most of their signature office towers on a go-forward basis (note the white marble in the lobby of BAC). I think it's a safe bet that they will keep the interior white marble in the lobby of FCP as well.
 

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/\ i think it would look cool if they had changing led lights going all the way up the corners to the roof.
 

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