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  1. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    Forgive me for jumping back before the train convo (super interesting by the way!), but what on earth does "8 foot wood panels braced to lego blocks" on this drawing refer to? Is 'lego block' a nickname for some construction material? There's no way they use actual Lego - although I guess that...
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    Calgary | Brentwood Commons | 85m | 24s | Casola Koppe

    With that being the case, could someone update the project title to be reflective of the true developer & # of stories lol
  3. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    First thing I thought of when I saw the Vegas Sphere is "man, if that was in Calgary it would be trashed within a year." The frequent hail storms, temperature swings, etc we get here does not lend itself well to massive outdoor LED displays. Just look at all the problems Telus Sky has had, and...
  4. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    Why even make the comment if you're not gonna expand on it further ...
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    Alberta Provincial Politics

    Uhm ... the Kraken are near the top of the league in terms of % capacity filled, and they've been comfortably in a playoff spot all year. Not sure how you see them as performing poorly, either financially or on the ice. Also, Houston is a MASSIVE market with interest in an NHL team, and the...
  6. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | University District | ?m | ?s | University of Calgary Properties Group

    Hi folks, perhaps a strange question but i'm working on a project for my civil engineering class and we are proposing re-designs for a site adjacent to University District. I was just wondering if anyone knows of any plans to deal with this absolute MESS of roads: After doing some research I...
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    Calgary | University Innovation Quarter | ?m | ?s | University of Calgary Properties Group

    Just to give my perspective as a current UCalgary student who does exactly what you guys are saying every day (drive from home to brentwood, park there, walk to campus, rarely take transit) ... I understand the park and ride lots are being misused to a degree by us, however for lots of people...
  8. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    If I'm not mistaken I think it needed some kind of special equipment that they didn't actually own or have set up at the dome ... I think they just rented it for that one home opener for fun.
  9. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    Excuse the 2 minute photoshop job but look at how much nicer this building would be if they used a copper facade rather than that weird dark grey. It actually enhances the look of the white/polished metal elements, rather than making them stick out like a sore thumb. And as others have said, it...
  10. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    I mean, these are a little better than the renders that they originally released but that's not a high bar to clear. It looks like an arena that some small-town ECHL team would play in. No part of this project screams "Calgary" or "Flames." What's with all the white? It's like someone took a...
  11. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    I wonder how much leverage Flames ownership actually has. They signed the deal. Part of that deal was that they can't leave Calgary, which was their main "threat" before, though I doubt they were serious about that. Like, what are they gonna do? Pout in their valueless building as it degrades...
  12. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    Hopefully this is only a minor setback. Only two days ago, Ryan Pike on Twitter was asked about the progress of the arena and said this: So I'm guessing either he didn't know about this "bad news" two days ago, (which would be strange - he's associated w/ the Flames and the arena) or it's...
  13. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    Fantastic updates! I never got the green and blue seating in the Saddledome. It made the entire inside feel very disjointed. Red would be cool, like they've got in Little Caesar's Arena. But anything from grey to black would be fine by me. Rogers Place has all black seats, and they look nice. I...
  14. Meikkhaell

    Calgary Flames Official Thread

    I'm interested in what Tre's plan is for this offseason. Right now it sounds like the Flames are in on everybody under the sun. I've heard OEL, Kuemper, Markstrom, Holtby, Palmeiri, Lehner, Josh Anderson, Korpisalo, Dumba, Laine, and more. It would be peak Calgary Flames to have all those rumors...
  15. Meikkhaell

    Calgary Flames Official Thread

    What an absolutely dominant series for the Flames. You could tell every single player really bought in, and every line played well. People will point to the Scheifele and Laine injuries, sure, but that's part of playoffs. Jets had lots of other guys who could step up, and they didn't/couldn't...
  16. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | 11th + 11th | 138.07m | 44s | Intergulf | Ramsay Worden

    I absolutely love all of the fun angles on this one. There's WAY too many buildings in Calgary that are just flat, uneventful boxes. This one isn't overdone either, which is nice. I think it will fit in really well with our skyline.
  17. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | The Royal | 114.9m | 34s | Embassy Bosa | Abugov Kaspar

    What's up with the side of that tall building on the right of that picture? ^ That's hideous ... Also not 100% sure what it has to do with The Royal ...
  18. Meikkhaell

    Calgary Flames Official Thread

    Yeesh. I'm a bit of a sucker for some good old fashioned chaos, but that draft lottery last night was something else. Despite Ottawa and Detroit having excellent shots at getting the first overall pick - and DESPERATELY needing it - an unknown team will get Lafreniere, as determined by how this...
  19. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    I could be wrong but I don't think the Rosetti Bowl design has ever been tried before. It definitely looked cool but there's certain aspects of it that definitely could be problematic. Upper-level seats might be watching the whole game from between their legs because they're at such a steep...
  20. Meikkhaell

    Calgary | Calgary Event Centre | 36.85m | 11s | CSEC | HOK

    Rumored for a while but now seems to be confirmed. Dialog and HOK will design our new arena. HOK has designed Little Caesar's Arena, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Rogers Place, Stockton Arena, and the Sprint Center. Dialog worked on the New Central Library. I'm pretty pleased with this, as Little...

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