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Crunked Up Oct 22, 2005 5:48 PM

More Renderings of the project

http://www.yourascent.com/theme/large_videoimage2.jpg

http://www.yourascent.com/theme/large_videoimage1.jpg

http://www.yourascent.com/theme/large_videoimage4.jpg

http://www.yourascent.com/theme/larg...leinterior.jpg

http://www.yourascent.com/webcam/image_00001.jpg

kazpmk Nov 16, 2005 1:07 AM

Is construction still planned to begin tommorow???

grasscat Nov 16, 2005 10:52 PM

Yes. The official groundbreaking was today.

Lecom Nov 17, 2005 2:36 AM

Today the guys at SOM were dissing this building out loud.

ColDayMan Nov 17, 2005 7:04 AM

And today, ColDayMan ate a sandwich freshly made from Subway.

And dissed this building.

richNcincy Nov 17, 2005 9:18 PM

haters

GrowinUp Nov 18, 2005 6:25 PM

Are you folks familiar with the Libeskind design for Sacramento? It's called "Aura" and should be breaking ground shortly. Here's a couple of pics...

http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/8731/aura172qe.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a1...Auranight2.jpg

Check out the forum for more info and pics at...
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...5&pagenumber=1

richNcincy Dec 8, 2005 11:36 PM

^

They both look rockin!!

GrowinUp Dec 9, 2005 4:08 PM

Quote:

i agree with everyone else that it would look much better if it was taller. i altered the rendering a while back to see:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...eskindedit.jpg

I couldn't help but notice your "taller" rendition and at the risk of making this thread too Sacramento-ish, I thought to myself, "A little taller and it might look like Libeskind's 'Epic' proposed for Sacramento!" (not to be confused with 'Aura', this one would follow Aura's completion, likely)

http://img389.imageshack.us/img389/4469/scan00025pp.jpg
http://img389.imageshack.us/img389/9095/scan00032yp.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3.../epic-back.jpg http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...Sky/EPIC03.jpg


-GR2NY- Dec 9, 2005 6:41 PM

I thought i already saw something like this in covington before. Maybe it was a cylinder building or something.

urban_encounter Dec 9, 2005 11:03 PM

I think this is a wonderful project for Covington and really raises the bar.


Congratulations.....

hi123 May 26, 2006 4:36 PM

how is this project progressing?

ArchMadness May 26, 2006 4:57 PM

^There's a webcam on page 2. Crane's up and it appears that they are working on the first floor.

Crunked Up Oct 3, 2006 10:51 PM

Check out the construction progress on The Ascent
 
This is a live webcam of the construction site. It's well under way.

http://www.yourascent.com/webcam/image_00001.jpg

jmecklenborg Jan 25, 2007 5:40 AM

Here are photos of The Ascent on January 24, 2007. The building is almost topped off and much progress has been made on interior framing and exterior work.

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...g/ascent-2.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...g/ascent-1.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...g/ascent-3.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...g/ascent-4.jpg

NYC2ATX Jan 25, 2007 5:12 PM

Pretty cool. I had no idea it was under construction, let alone this far along. :cheers:

Lecom Jan 25, 2007 5:31 PM

I had no idea that it was already so far ahead. I'm pleasantly surprised, so far it looks much better than the renderings, especially the skin. Perhaps it would indeed be nice if he built some complex in NYC, even if it may not be appropriate at the WTC site.

mikeR Apr 3, 2007 1:38 AM

Here are some picture of the building from this weekend

http://www.photojiggle.com/miker/000_0319.jpg

http://www.photojiggle.com/miker/000_0320.jpg

hi123 Apr 3, 2007 1:46 AM

Great pics! This will look very cool from cincinatti!

Evergrey Apr 3, 2007 2:24 AM

man... Kentucky is seeing a highrise boom! What is the sq. footage of this dazzling tower?


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