Yonge Sheppard Centre Renovations and Expansion | 123m | 35s | RioCan | Quadrangle

constructo

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SunnyRay;
The walkways between buildings 2, 4, 6 and the mall are owned by Riocan, not Axes Investments, the owners of Forest Laneway.
When Dollarama moves to the new unit, the store will be 3173 sq. feet larger than their current location. Dollarama tells me they will not be taking the unit next to their new store which would be an extra 6,000 sq. feet. At the high lease costs their sales volume and customer counts would not support the added footage.
 

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So, the issue isn't window wall vs. curtain wall. The real issue is good window wall vs. bad window wall. Good window wall, like here, doesn't have waist-high mullions.

Stuff to outlaw because most developers won't stop on their own:

* Waist-high mullions
* Back-painted spandrel panels
* "White" spandrel that's actually toothpaste green/blue
* Grey


(*Heritage restorations that leave out cornices)
 
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@condovo, if nothing else, I learned some new terminology today. Never heard of "mullions" before (much less waist-high ones; although I think a buddy played bass in "Waist-High Mullions" for a few years :p ). Nor "spandrel panels" or "cornices". Clearly I need to up my architecture/design game. :)
 

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