Ha Ha! Fuck.
Who called it?
I find it rather amazing how much this thread exploded when the new thing came up. Seeing as how this isn't necessarily a rumour anymore (someone actually drew a rendering of the thing somewhere) should we give it it's own thread now?
Also, I'm kinda disappointed with the residential section. While it looks awesome as it is, I would hope that they would try to get a bit more square footage out of the residential portion by making it longer. if it were made wider I'm sure it would become unstable, but length extensions past each of the respective pillars wouldn't screw up stability (I would hope).
PS. Mike, no. This thing is unique in shape and form. Not to say it isn't related to that, but this is on a far more extreme level.
Originally Posted by Mininari
Back to the Amacon Tower...
This thing is a rumour (a seemingly well-sourced rumour), and we have an ongoing civic strike in Vancouver.
What are the chances that the city is going to allow a 900K sq/ft tower, 600ft tall in a zone designated for 400 (with SPECIAL permissions to get to 450ft). I know its office space, and Vancouver is desperate for new AAA space... but what about the "Higher Buildings Policy" and density rules that will no doubtedly be flaunted.
Is an office tower the exception to policy?
Will this puppy come to us as rumoured... or will it end up another 300ft stub?
IMO fuck policy