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Old Posted Apr 11, 2009, 10:34 PM
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^agreed.

I am not down with that arch on the podium...I mean, what is the rationale for that?
The arch covers the point where the new building and the existing building meet, behind the arch was supposed to be an open lobby type area
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The arch covers the point where the new building and the existing building meet, behind the arch was supposed to be an open lobby type area
Not liking it. This could have been achieved in another manner.
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Trash the arch and I'm all for it.
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Jeeze; this tower sure looks dead
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Old Posted May 2, 2012, 1:19 PM
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Dead in the H2O?

... I mean... dead in the water?
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Old Posted May 2, 2012, 3:57 PM
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There is a rumoured redesign in the works.
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Old Posted May 2, 2012, 4:32 PM
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Lets hope so!
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Old Posted May 2, 2012, 4:40 PM
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The design has been posted before, might even be on the front page of the main thread.
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Old Posted May 3, 2012, 3:19 AM
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Old Posted May 3, 2012, 8:18 PM
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Cool so what's going on? Is it moving ahead?
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I would love this project to go ahead and pull some more height south of the tracks and get rid of the walled edge that 9th ave is atm. We need some buildings pushing 200m to start to be built south of the tracks.
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Ya! 2-3 175 - 200 meter buildings south of the "tracks" would be a great start.
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Old Posted May 4, 2012, 7:42 PM
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I don't think I want to see buildings that tall in the beltline, lets keep some sun and leave the really tall buildings for the CBD.
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Calgarian: If there's a good mix of some low - rise stuff also in the Beltline, it would'nt prevent sunlight from the area. In the future, 10-20 years from now and the economy stays good, that's where the Higher density, high-rise developement will have to go. And ideally that's probably the most logical place for such developement. It's pretty much a concensus that most folks don't want the taller buildings close to the river or in Eau Claire.
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I'm ok with the Beltline having downtown-like density (or partially) down to the north side of 12th ave.
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I'm ok with the Beltline having downtown-like density (or partially) down to the north side of 12th ave.
If the building heights step down from the CBD to the Beltline to 12th that's fine, I just don't think a 200m tower is appropriate on say, 15th Ave.
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What does the Beltline plan currently say for height? Is there a height limit, or just limited by FAR?
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rapid business: I think in most blocks north of 14th Ave. are pretty generous on FAR. I could be wrong. As far as I'm concerned, and this is strictly my opinion, there should'nt be height limits anywere DT, Beltline, ect. But that's me.
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What does the Beltline plan currently say for height? Is there a height limit, or just limited by FAR?
No height regulations, but there are floor plate restrictions above certain heights.

So while you can build a tower as high as you want, you should be prevented from making it a monolith.
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Halcyon: That's OK! Wish something like that would have happened with some of the other buildings in the Core. Is this "Duff" proposal moving along in the proccess or what...
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