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Terrible architecture for this location. Could not make this project blander than it is.
Agreed, but somehow that black panel looks to be of a higher quality than what's going up on Great Gulf's 357 King West in Downtown Toronto.: at least this material looks like it isn't going to "oil can."

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The upper level panels are under sticker wraps still, but are progressing:

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Agreed, but somehow that black panel looks to be of a higher quality than what's going up on Great Gulf's 357 King West in Downtown Toronto.: at least this material looks like it isn't going to "oil can."

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Update from the architect including a sneak peak at the colours under the stickers:
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If it's all supplied by Alpolic then that's why the material looks so much smoother. Alpolic is part of Mitsubishi, and at least to my knowledge (from my friend who works with it, and based on the pricing) it is well known for being high quality/premium and not flexing like the panels on 357 King which are being supplied by a much cheaper manufacturer that don't reinforce the panels as well. It's kind of a kick in the face to 357 King that an entirely affordable building is actually being clad in much higher quality panels. I did tease that Alpolic panels will be appearing on another entertainment district project pretty close by to 357 King, but we likely wont see them for a couple of months yet.
 

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