I love the cantilever and I like the upper portion above. The lower section could use some work. Since most of it is parking I would like to see a perforated metal screen used to cover it similar to the one on EnVy. This metal screen should then have sections that stick out at varying depths to relate better to the upper portion. Since it is parking it doesen't need to have an airtight curtainwall sealing, and needs ventilation and air circulation.
I don't know how this news will affect this project:
CityscapesA DAILY CHICAGO JOURNAL ABOUT THE BUILDINGS
AND URBAN SPACES THAT SHAPE OUR LIVES
BY BLAIR KAMIN | E-mail | About | RSSNovember 01, 2011
DeStefano Partners splitting in two, a partner of the firm says; building bust hurt, and firm also blaming Public Building Commission
At its peak during the boom years, the Chicago architectural firm now known as DeStefano Partners had 150 employees and worked with star architect Santiago Calatrava on the skyscraper that was the predecessor to the Chicago Spire. Its own designs included such high-profile office buildings as One South Dearborn, home of the law firm Sidley Austin LLP...