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That building in Ottawa reminds me a bit of the Tour Terminal in Montreal.


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Legendary designer Philipe Stark and british promoter John Hichtcock, who associated themselves to launch signature prestige condo projects (under the brand-name YOO) in many cities around the world (see 75 Portland in Toronto) will launch a project in Montreal's Griffintown.

Very few details are available right now, but we know it will be a 96 units building and the architects are Kohn Petersen and Fox. The launch will be in may.

Site internet: www.yoo.com

Links to La Presse article:

Griffintown: des condos signés Philippe Starck
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This is River Landing, though I think most people have seen it already.

... Kind of reminds me of Landmark Place in Hamilton.
Not in a good way. Maybe it will turn out well though.
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"Extra" towers being added to the King's Wharf project could result in a new tallest for the Halifax area:


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The tallest of these towers (unapproved so far) would be 134 metres. The second tallest, which I believe is approved, will be 109.
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River Landing is a very messy project aesthetically and the render, especially the park/river part makes it look like a child video game.
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Best part is, it is missing a few things already totalling another 350-400mil
Some design work is about to start on items 8 and 23. Casino, retail plaza and parkade to start followed by one office later this summer.
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^fantastic... that corner needs it.
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... Kind of reminds me of Landmark Place in Hamilton.
Not in a good way. Maybe it will turn out well though.
That's a very early rendering. I believe the design has been refined a bit:





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Nice little proposal for St.Albert (Edm Suburb)


(http://www.stalbertleader.com/wp-con...ub-amacon1.jpg)

Representatives of Vancouver-based property development company Amacon hosted an open house on Tuesday evening to share their new plans for the 4.2-hectare site, which retain the current office tower along with three new high-rise residential towers, each over 20 storeys tall, and thousands of square feet of retail space.

An artist’s rendering of the full buildout plan for the redevelopment of Grandin Park Plaza, which owners Amacon hope to have completed within eight to 12 years. (Artwork courtesy Amacon)
“We need to position this as a catalyst for broader downtown reinvestment, downtown prosperity, and downtown growth,” said Mark Reid, a partner with Urban Strategies Inc. of Toronto, an urban planning firm that is working with Amacon on the Grandin mall project.
Planning permissions for the development passed by city council in 2008 allow for towers up to 19 storeys high; plans at that time called for five such towers on the site.
The three towers under the new plan will be 27, 24 and 23 storeys high respectively, but Reid said the new layout has many advantages.
“There is much better light penetration into the site,” he said. “And there’s a greater level of privacy between the towers. You’re not actually looking out of your balcony onto a person sitting on a balcony that’s only 25 metres away.”
Other mid-rise towers on the site will range from five to 13 storeys tall.
In total, Amacon’s new plans propose to build 1,200 residential units on the site, and will feature more than 156,000 square feet of retail and office space, about 17,000 more than the current mall. While most of the retail space facing Sir Winston Churchill Avenue is envisioned as larger format stores, but Reid said there will still be room for “mom-and-pop” stores within the development.


http://www.stalbertleader.com/2014/0...lans-unveiled/
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River Landing is a very messy project aesthetically and the render, especially the park/river part makes it look like a child video game.
The park and riverwalk parts are already complete, they turned out lovely.
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Legendary designer Philipe Stark and british promoter John Hichtcock, who associated themselves to launch signature prestige condo projects (under the brand-name YOO) in many cities around the world (see 75 Portland in Toronto) will launch a project in Montreal's Griffintown.

Very few details are available right now, but we know it will be a 96 units building and the architects are Kohn Petersen and Fox. The launch will be in may.

Site internet: www.yoo.com

Links to La Presse article:

Griffintown: des condos signés Philippe Starck
Wow. Anything associated to Starke should be awesome.
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Very few details are available right now, but we know it will be a 96 units building and the architects are Kohn Petersen and Fox. The launch will be in may.
1130 Rue Ottawa
https://www.google.ca/maps/@45.49344...QDWg!2e0?hl=fr

1000 to 5000 sq ft condos

starting at $300,000
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1130 Rue Ottawa
https://www.google.ca/maps/@45.49344...QDWg!2e0?hl=fr

1000 to 5000 sq ft condos

starting at $300,000
I don't know where you got your 300K starting price but I doubt that very much!
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I don't know where you got your 300K starting price but I doubt that very much!
MTLURB.com merci

''Nombre d'unités : 96
Grandeur des unités : 1000 à 5000 pi²
Prix : à partir de 300 000 $ (selon les choix disponibles pour s'enregistrer sur le site web)''
http://www.mtlurb.com/forums/showthr...-Montr%C3%A9al

http://www.yoomontreal.com/inscription.cfm?l=fr
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River Landing is a very messy project aesthetically and the render, especially the park/river part makes it look like a child video game.
I agree with you that the design is quite messy in that render - which was an early conceptual rendering released that still gets passed around. In the more recent renderings that I posted above, I would argue that the design has been cleaned up.
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Nice little proposal for St.Albert (Edm Suburb)


(http://www.stalbertleader.com/wp-con...ub-amacon1.jpg)

Representatives of Vancouver-based property development company Amacon hosted an open house on Tuesday evening to share their new plans for the 4.2-hectare site, which retain the current office tower along with three new high-rise residential towers, each over 20 storeys tall, and thousands of square feet of retail space.

An artist’s rendering of the full buildout plan for the redevelopment of Grandin Park Plaza, which owners Amacon hope to have completed within eight to 12 years. (Artwork courtesy Amacon)
“We need to position this as a catalyst for broader downtown reinvestment, downtown prosperity, and downtown growth,” said Mark Reid, a partner with Urban Strategies Inc. of Toronto, an urban planning firm that is working with Amacon on the Grandin mall project.
Planning permissions for the development passed by city council in 2008 allow for towers up to 19 storeys high; plans at that time called for five such towers on the site.
The three towers under the new plan will be 27, 24 and 23 storeys high respectively, but Reid said the new layout has many advantages.
“There is much better light penetration into the site,” he said. “And there’s a greater level of privacy between the towers. You’re not actually looking out of your balcony onto a person sitting on a balcony that’s only 25 metres away.”
Other mid-rise towers on the site will range from five to 13 storeys tall.
In total, Amacon’s new plans propose to build 1,200 residential units on the site, and will feature more than 156,000 square feet of retail and office space, about 17,000 more than the current mall. While most of the retail space facing Sir Winston Churchill Avenue is envisioned as larger format stores, but Reid said there will still be room for “mom-and-pop” stores within the development.


http://www.stalbertleader.com/2014/0...lans-unveiled/


Oh wow! They redesigned it! This proposal has been around for ever! Hopefully this means there is renewed interest in it and that it will go ahead. It would be nice to see Alberta's first suburban city with a skyline! Hopefully this would also push for a quicker expansion of the Metro Line to St. Albert!
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It would be great to see that St. Albert project going. About 4 years ago I wrote the bulk of their Downtown Plan back when I was a consultant. Probably the plan I'm most proud of.

http://www.stalbert.ca/downtown-area-development-plan

The original Amacon proposal had already been around for a few years then. Will help kickstart a transformation.
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MTLURB.com merci

''Nombre d'unités : 96
Grandeur des unités : 1000 à 5000 pi²
Prix : à partir de 300 000 $ (selon les choix disponibles pour s'enregistrer sur le site web)''
http://www.mtlurb.com/forums/showthr...-Montr%C3%A9al

http://www.yoomontreal.com/inscription.cfm?l=fr
Something is wrong with those numbers. Average cost in Griffintown is more than 300$/sq ft. and these condos will be above average. Maybe they'll have smaller units than 1000 sq ft...
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Something is wrong with those numbers. Average cost in Griffintown is more than 300$/sq ft. and these condos will be above average. Maybe they'll have smaller units than 1000 sq ft...
probably yes, looks like a 19 story condo tower.
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Oh wow! They redesigned it! This proposal has been around for ever! Hopefully this means there is renewed interest in it and that it will go ahead. It would be nice to see Alberta's first suburban city with a skyline! Hopefully this would also push for a quicker expansion of the Metro Line to St. Albert!
Jasper Place, Bowness, and Calder might like a word with you .

The redesign looks good, though the original was pretty slick too, hopefully with this iteration it actually comes to fruition.

It could help generate further interest in St. Albert LRT, but I'd really prefer the city to focus on getting the LRT to Mill Woods (who were promised LRT back in the '70s, I believe) and the West End (such a missed opportunity thus far with WEM) before expanding the LRT through Blatchford up to Castle Downs and then to St. Albert.
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