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Old Posted Sep 7, 2014, 1:49 PM
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Originally Posted by JayPro View Post
One more quick example:
Aside from the One57, which is essentially a rectangular-derivative plot shaped in such a way as NYC zoning, together with extremely resourceful development tactics, allowed for that specific area...
...What say ye about BofA?
Certainly no one here would call it a box. Yet the parcel of land built on it is perfectly rectilinear, therefore constraining the preconstruction dimensions of the building to that of...well...
...a box.
How paraboxical is that??

I wouldn't call BofA a box, but it is very fat. I would have preferred something a little more streamlined, which would have given it more height. The bulkiness of it makes it a little stubby. Not exactly a box, due to its angular design, but still fits within the grid.
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