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    Toronto Toronto | U of T: Landscape of Landmark Quality | ?m | 1s | U of T | MVVA

    Work has not stopped on campus projects, in fact they keep fencing off more portions for various projects including repaving of Tower Rd and work on footpaths. It's seriously annoying trying to walk through the university right now because half the paths are closed.
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    Toronto Toronto | Bloor Street Revitalization | ?m | ?s | Bloor-Yorkville BIA | architectsAlliance

    Not to mention even the workmanship is shoddy, as you can see in the photo above with the huge gap between the stone and the bench portion. I'd rather have the basic city bench you see worldwide that works perfectly fine.
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    Toronto Toronto | U of T: Robarts Library Renovations & Robarts Common | ?m | ?s | U of T | Diamond Schmitt

    Hardly surprising. I don't think they've put up a nice looking building in the last 50 years at least.
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    Toronto Toronto | Forma | 308m | 84s | Great Gulf | Gehry Partners

    They have plenty of inspections and regulations, China isn't a knuckledragging tinpot country you know. Japan has even more stringent regulations than us and can manage infrastructure far more effectively. It's called will to work, and Canadians are lazy as hell.
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    Toronto Toronto | West Don Lands: Blocks 17 & 26 | 141m | 43s | Aspen Ridge | Core Architects

    LOL that wong tam takes time out of her day to save some shitty warehouses instead of doing something about the multiple tent cities in her ward.
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    Toronto Toronto | Forma | 308m | 84s | Great Gulf | Gehry Partners

    Some randomly stacked boxes covered in crumpled aluminum foil. Brilliant stuff. Hard to tell if it was designed by a hack architect or a toddler playing with blocks.
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    Toronto U of T: Faculty of Medicine Building Expansion | ?m | ?s | U of T | MVRDV

    The portion on the corner isn't that notable but the buildings further East with the textured faces and the little courtyard are quite interesting, I wouldn't want those changed much. Although the paving stones there really need to be worked on.
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    Toronto Toronto | 350 Bloor West | 117.65m | 35s | Andrin | IBI Group

    Development notice boards have made their appearance. I almost walked into one taking my regular shortcut through the parking lot. Not jumping for joy over this one, my shortcut and regular businesses will be replaced with some stupid atrium and yet more miles of glass wall on the street. No...
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    Toronto Toronto | Massey Tower Condos | 206.95m | 60s | MOD Developments | Hariri Pontarini

    It looks alright, the street level glass entry is the nicest part I'd say. It has some very poor reviews from residents on google though.
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    46-54 Ossington Ave (Hullmark, 3s, Audax)

    I was thinking the same thing, but after a few decades of use and grime it should fit in with the rest I think.
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    Toronto Toronto | The One | 328.4m | 91s | Mizrahi Developments | Foster + Partners

    Actually a nice idea, very thoughtful.
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    Toronto Toronto | The Bread Company | 67.8m | 20s | Lamb Dev Corp | a—A

    Nothing but rubble there now.
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    1 St. Clair East (Slate, 10s, Gensler)

    Yet another reclad that makes the building look more dated not less. This keeps happening. Brutalist office towers may not be hot today but in a few decades things like this will be regretted.
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    Toronto Toronto | 419 College Street | 43.15m | 13s | BDP Quadrangle

    In terms of food I'd say Isshin is a bigger loss, but there's other ramen around. There needs to be an effort on the part of the city to protect or replace music venues though, especially after the current crisis blows over. The number of live venues downtown is rapidly dwindling, it was already...
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    Toronto Toronto | The Bread Company | 67.8m | 20s | Lamb Dev Corp | a—A

    A small crew from Priestly demo has been working inside for a week or so doing prep work or something. Seems like it would be faster to just burn it down though.
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    Toronto Toronto | 160 Front West | 239.87m | 46s | Cadillac Fairview | AS + GG

    I was under the impression that tower cranes had working space limiters that prevented just this sort of thing from happening?
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    Toronto Toronto | Spadina Adelaide Square | 185.1m | 58s | Fengate | Arcadis

    It's the same story every time. I have to wonder, do these developers/architects actually walk around the city at all? Either they don't care or even more frightfully they might enjoy seeing rubbish like this.
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    Toronto Toronto | Pinnacle One Yonge Commercial | 170.8m | 40s | Pinnacle | Hariri Pontarini

    What a mess. So many different materials, shapes and angles, a lot of flair that goes nowhere. There are some nice pieces to pick out but they're lost in the confusion. Also I would expect something much nicer for the foot of our most prominent throughfare, which has always been neglected.
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    Toronto Toronto | 1200 Bay | 326.5m | 87s | ProWinko | Herzog & de Meuron

    Meh. The existing building is far more interesting and tasteful. If they retained the original building I wouldn't mind as much, as it is I hope this doesn't get built. Our stock of well designed concrete structures is getting smaller all the time, and the last thing we need is another glass box.
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    Toronto Toronto | The Queen | 58.81m | 16s | Lamb Dev Corp | A& Architects

    Even with a lack of proof, the coincidences surrounding the guy are almost too much to swallow now. They aren't breathtaking but it's a nice little row that could have easily been restored and integrated.

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