HomeDiagramsDatabaseMapsForum
     

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Global Projects & Construction > City Compilations

Reply

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
     
     
  #541  
Old Posted Nov 8, 2017, 9:21 AM
J21bird J21bird is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Denver
Posts: 28
Captured some photos of the Union Station Neighborhood this past weekend:











More photos can be viewed at:
http://denverurbanreview.com/2017/11...tation-update/
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #542  
Old Posted Nov 8, 2017, 5:45 PM
Dariusb Dariusb is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Texarkana, TX
Posts: 329
Denver looks awesome and will really kick ass when all of the proposed towers are built!
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #543  
Old Posted Nov 8, 2017, 7:16 PM
denconyny denconyny is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Denver
Posts: 564
.....

Yesterday, it appears that Denver became one of few cities in the nation (it appears that it will pass, but all ballots aren't counted yet) to have a Green Roofs Initiative. The wording of the passed ballot is a follows:

Shall the voters of the City and County of Denver adopt a measure that requires every building and any roof replacement of a building with a gross floor area of 25,000 square feet or greater, or a building addition that causes the building to become 25,000 square feet or greater, constructed after January 1, 2018, shall include a green roof or combination of green roof and solar energy collection; while also requiring proper permits and maintenance plans, establishing construction standards and a technical advisory group, and publishing construction guidelines and best practices; also allowing for exemptions and requiring enforcement with violations and penalties?


If it ever really gets built, how will this new requirement impact the design/appearance of Denver's new proposed supertall pictured below




as well as a lot of highrise projects still on the boards? Will this new regulation put a damper on all of the boom that Denver's been experiencing lately?

Time will tell, eh?



.....
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #544  
Old Posted Nov 8, 2017, 8:46 PM
mhays mhays is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 17,404
I like the concept of green roofs, but opponents are correct that they can be expensive. They involve added weight, plumbing, and maintenance/accessibility. There's ongoing risk of leaks including accidental penetrations. Those things can be relatively easy in some buildings and harder in others.

For example in the proposed tower above, maybe the roof line becomes vertical screens around a flat roof. But mechanical equipment probably goes up there too, with a thin shell or screening around that. What tradeoffs and added costs would be necessary? Or is there enough area in the podium and setback roofs to handle it all there? Does the building need to taper via steps vs. angles?
__________________
"Alot" isn't a word.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #545  
Old Posted Nov 18, 2017, 11:28 PM
pablosan pablosan is offline
Up Up and Away
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 2,713








__________________
DenZone

Last edited by pablosan; Nov 18, 2017 at 11:45 PM.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #546  
Old Posted Feb 20, 2018, 6:37 PM
denconyny denconyny is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Denver
Posts: 564
Plans for Denver's new would-be supertall filed with the city by local architects Davis Partnership.... and the project will be 81 stories and exactly 1000' from street level to top of crown.

https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10796...ept-021418.pdf

Well, like so many other of these proposals that have been in Denver the last several decades or so... will this really get built as is, or will it get cut down some 50 stories and end up another 31 story building?

And.... I wonder how this will satisfy Denver's new Green Roofs Initiative?

Reply With Quote
     
     
  #547  
Old Posted Feb 20, 2018, 10:15 PM
Denvergotback Denvergotback is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Provo
Posts: 189
Quote:
Originally Posted by denconyny View Post
Plans for Denver's new would-be supertall filed with the city by local architects Davis Partnership.... and the project will be 81 stories and exactly 1000' from street level to top of crown.

https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10796...ept-021418.pdf

Well, like so many other of these proposals that have been in Denver the last several decades or so... will this really get built as is, or will it get cut down some 50 stories and end up another 31 story building?

And.... I wonder how this will satisfy Denver's new Green Roofs Initiative?

If I remember correctly I believe that if your project isn't exactly feasible for a green roof the city will exempt you from needing one. I hope this is the case, I don't think green roofs in Denver will ever be that great. Its to arid here.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #548  
Old Posted Sep 30, 2018, 7:54 PM
weatherguru18 weatherguru18 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 294
Bump.

Any updates here? I visit Denver on the regular and despite all the cranes, no updates! What ever came if the super tall proposal?
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #549  
Old Posted Sep 30, 2018, 8:10 PM
Dariusb Dariusb is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Texarkana, TX
Posts: 329
I'd like to know that too.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #550  
Old Posted Oct 3, 2018, 8:51 PM
CherryCreek's Avatar
CherryCreek CherryCreek is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Denver
Posts: 791
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dariusb View Post
I'd like to know that too.
The land deal associated with the high rise fell through. Thus, dead for now.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #551  
Old Posted Oct 18, 2018, 12:57 AM
vblack vblack is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 14
Want to live in the penthouse at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver?

Reply With Quote
     
     
  #552  
Old Posted Feb 10, 2019, 10:02 PM
pablosan pablosan is offline
Up Up and Away
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 2,713




__________________
DenZone
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #553  
Old Posted Feb 10, 2019, 10:34 PM
CastleScott CastleScott is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Sacramento Ca/formerly CastleRock Co
Posts: 1,025
Beautiful pics and nice update pablosan!
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #554  
Old Posted Feb 24, 2019, 6:27 AM
BrandedCow's Avatar
BrandedCow BrandedCow is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Greensboro
Posts: 39
- Looking at these construction pics of Denver reminds me a lot of walking the streets of Charlotte NC. I feel the two cities have a lot in common.
__________________
- It is better to be a smart ass than a dumb ass.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #555  
Old Posted Feb 24, 2019, 9:57 PM
CastleScott CastleScott is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Sacramento Ca/formerly CastleRock Co
Posts: 1,025
^ I do believe so.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #556  
Old Posted Feb 25, 2019, 1:50 AM
Dariusb Dariusb is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Texarkana, TX
Posts: 329
My group's annual meet and greet will be in Denver next year. Can't wait because I've always wanted to visit Denver.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #557  
Old Posted Jun 13, 2019, 3:06 AM
aaron38's Avatar
aaron38 aaron38 is offline
312
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Palatine
Posts: 3,752
Was watching the Cubs and Rockies tonight. What project is the tower crane out past left field? Thanks.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #558  
Old Posted Jun 13, 2019, 2:10 PM
JMKeynes's Avatar
JMKeynes JMKeynes is offline
In the long run...
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: SW3
Posts: 1,158
__________________
"Men will still say, 'This was their finest hour.'"
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #559  
Old Posted Jun 26, 2019, 7:22 AM
KevinFromTexas's Avatar
KevinFromTexas KevinFromTexas is offline
I ♥ NY
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: down the street from the taco trailer
Posts: 48,646
https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/n...ent-tower.html
Quote:
Exclusive: Developer wants to build a 'kaleidoscope in the sky' with 1,300-unit Denver apartment tower

A rendering of a 400-foot apartment tower proposed in Denver.
-

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/n...evelopers.html
Quote:
Exclusive: World Trade Center Denver lands major co-developers for $300M project in RiNo

A rendering shows how the new World Trade Center Denver building will look near the 38th and Blake RTD station in the city's River North Art District.
__________________
I love chicken, I love liver, Meow Mix Meow Mix please deliver - Dr. Evil

Garth, marriage is punishment for shoplifting in some countries. - Wanye

Last edited by KevinFromTexas; Jun 26, 2019 at 9:30 PM.
Reply With Quote
     
     
End
 
 
Reply

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Global Projects & Construction > City Compilations
Forum Jump


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:07 AM.

     

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.