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Old Posted Apr 1, 2021, 11:00 PM
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not sure what this is but took a pic.

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Old Posted Apr 1, 2021, 11:04 PM
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Renderingwas posted earlier - I think it's a jewellery maker & store.
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Old Posted Apr 1, 2021, 11:24 PM
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151 West 5th?
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Renderingwas posted earlier - I think it's a jewellery maker & store.
It is. 2040 Columbia Street.

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not sure what this is but took a pic.

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Multi-level outhouse? (a la Simpsons?)
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Yep, this is going to be the headquarters of Pyrrha, the jewelry manufacture that the forum always seems to forget. Hopefully the metal shingle cladding, and the sculpted metal figures in the courtyard space are still in the plans too.



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https://wayback.archive-it.org/8849/...mbia/index.htm
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Old Posted Apr 2, 2021, 7:47 AM
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at first, I thought it was a Firehall, but the windows threw me off. the tower seems kinda small to be useful but its kinda neat.
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It's wood construction as far as I have seen, but quite slow progress.
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Old Posted Apr 2, 2021, 5:43 PM
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I guess they changed the address to 181 West 5th now.

https://www.instagram.com/birminghamandwood/?hl=en

These guys did that narrow Chinatown building with the yellow window covers.
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Old Posted Apr 2, 2021, 9:26 PM
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This is neat, I'm a fan of tall and skinny projects like this. Helps maintain a diverse and interesting urban fabric as opposed to consolidating entire blocks for mega-developments. The Mount Pleasant industrial area seems to be doing this right, a lot of small-scale redevelopments happening. I'm curious about the economic factors that make them viable there.

Hoping the final product on this one turns out looking good!
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Would like to see these old character homes converted into retail at some point.
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Would like to see these old character homes converted into retail at some point.
Would certainly be cool to see and contribute to the liveliness of the neighborhood, but I like that there is still some residential land uses mixed in. I wish the zoning allowed for more to be built, since without new residential the area is only going to lose its excellent diversity of uses.
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Head on over to Mangia Cuchina then, it's a lovely little spot with great food.


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Mount Pleasant - The Prototype


https://www.naturallywood.com/project/prototype/


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As one of the first tall wood market rental housing buildings of its kind in Canada, this 21-storey mass timber design aims to be a model for more affordable eco-friendly housing solutions.

A sustainable, cost-effective mass timber 216-unit residential rental building.
The design team is exploring two possible mass timber hybrid systems: a post and platform system and a post, beam, and panel system.

Located in Vancouver’s vibrant Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, the project aims to deliver a mix of units affordable to moderate-income residents. As its name suggests, Prototype sets out to be a model for future tall wood housing projects that are sustainable, cost-effective and replicable.
https://www.naturallywood.com/project/prototype/

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^ It looks great!
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Just to the west of the Main St view cone, it seems.

https://vancouver.ca/home-property-d...cted-view.aspx

Do you think the City will relax its criticism of boxy designs because it's mass timber?
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Old Posted Apr 8, 2021, 1:29 AM
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the timber build at UBC is super boxy too, is this a limitation of the material?
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Old Posted Apr 8, 2021, 1:30 AM
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What intersection is that suppose to be?

And is that a height that is expected to be allowed along Main Street with the new Broadway Plan? That is far higher than what is allowed right now.
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Old Posted Apr 8, 2021, 1:48 AM
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What intersection is that suppose to be?

And is that a height that is expected to be allowed along Main Street with the new Broadway Plan? That is far higher than what is allowed right now.
main and east 5th north west parking lot
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it looks cool. i wonder how these mass-timber buildings will do for sustainability into the future. will they require so much wood that forests will be over harvested? should be interesting. though concrete isn't exactly eco-friendly.

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Do you think the City will relax its criticism of boxy designs because it's mass timber?
i doubt the CoV would relax just because of the building type. maybe if they were willing to throw in some below-market rental they'd have a better case.
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