There is no attempt at an apology or a measure to disguise the dominance of these two projects and it is this omission that makes them wonderful. In a city populated with polite point towers propped up on podiums, the honesty of their unmitigated forms and dark facades is a welcome break from the traditional approach to high-rise residential design.

X and Couture as seen from Charles Street East, image by Forum member urbandreamer

Standing side-by-side, Great Gulf Homes' X Condos and Monarch's Couture Condos are contemporary reinterpretations of the ubiquitous mid-century slab tower. architectsAlliance is the firm of record for X while Graziani + Corazza is responsible for Couture.

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Related Companies:  architectsAlliance, Baker Real Estate Inc., Bousfields, Cecconi Simone, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Great Gulf, Janet Rosenberg + Studio, LiveRoof Ontario Inc, Mattamy Homes, Mike Niven Interior Design, Philmor Group, The MBTW Group | W Architect Inc, TUCKER HIRISE Construction