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The choppiness of the glass on the podium and balconies around the curves is giving me an 8-bit pixel art vibe, when compared to One Bloor East’s high-resolution curves. I didn’t like it at first, but looking at it through that lens (I don’t that was the intent) I can appreciate this building bit more.
 

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The curved glass at the base looks great. Too bad this wasn’t carried throughout the tower’s design, as indicated by the renderings. The choppy corners look inelegant. Why design a tower with rounded corners, only to execute them with straight panes? It comes across as looking messy and cheap.
 

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The curved glass at the base looks great. Too bad this wasn’t carried throughout the tower’s design, as indicated by the renderings. The choppy corners look inelegant. Why design a tower with rounded corners, only to execute them with straight panes? It comes across as looking messy and cheap.

One Bloor might be the first and last tower we see with rounded balconies for the foreseeable future. I think there were quality issues with them which is why it took so long to install them on 1 Bloor. This is just a guess, I could be wrong.
 

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