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Old Posted Jan 10, 2014, 5:00 PM
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Originally Posted by bryanscott View Post
Too good to be true? I'm all for the density, and I don't mind mind the height in theory, but I think the design for this tower is quite poor. The forms seem completely incongruous with the base (the original pumphouse), and for a mostly glass building it sure is clunky and heavy. What a stinker.
I am not a fan either.

The beige/gold glazing looked horribly 1980s and the bulky columns on the north side looked terrible.

Hopefully someone a bit more skilled will be involved in this project if it even gets that far. Unfortunately I have a feeling they will be looking for the cheapest architect they can find... not the best.
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