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It would've been nice if the extra 3 floors and some of the roof feature were used to create a 3rd hanger section in the top quadrant of the new design. Each hanger section is 19.8m tall, so we have plenty of room for this third hanger section. Might give done additional symmetry to the design.

Some quick phone editing below:
Though this proposed iteration looks much better, in that the tower is better proportioned, it still looks off. Each cross section contains six floors, yet the new model only has three floors, in the upper most portion. Preferably, three more floors would be added to the height increase, bringing the total to 97 storeys, thereby giving the tower proper symmetry (supplemented with a third hangar, ending at the base of the crown). Instead, it appears that they have opted for using the crown (which is roughly 3-4 storeys in height) to make up the difference, and to contribute to the congruity of the distance between each mechanical level (three stacks of six floors).

This is disappointing, however, from an aesthetic perspective. The tower is virtually harmonious in terms of each stack of floors (the crown included), but the absence of a third hangar, at the pinnacle of the residential area (which would require three additional floors, as mentioned), makes this look unresolved. Instead of using the crown to complete the harmony of the upper sections of the tower, I think it would look better to treat the crown as a separate element, and add three more floors below it, with an additional hangar, to pull this all together.

@steveve Your models looks incredible. If it's not too much trouble, could you please consider incorporating my idea into a diagram, so that we can see how the tower would look with the addition of three extra floors and another hangar? The first four floors of the upper section could be the standard height, with the penthouse remaining double height, as depicted in the latest renderings, and your models. Another option (for the sake of symmetry) would be to have the upper section (this is considering that the tower rose to 97 storeys, instead of 94), containing 3 double height floors, mirroring that of the section of the tower directly above the ground floor.
 
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@steveve , could you please consider incorporating my idea into a diagram, so that we can see how the tower would look with the addition of three extra floors and another hangar? The first four floors of the upper section could be the standard height, with the penthouse remaining double height, as depicted in the latest renderings, and your models. Another option (for the sake of symmetry) would be to have the upper section (this is considering that the tower rose to 97 storeys, instead of 94), containing 3 double height floors, mirroring that of the section of the tower directly above the ground floor.

@Tasmanian Tiger @fanoftoronto as per suggestions, here's how The One would look with a complete third segment:
I've excluded floor counts and heights from this third option since its arbitrary, but the model shown as 'concept' is approximately 346m / 1135 feet tall.

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Out of the three towers in the Future Model TO photos up above . I think they should just go the full concept height. Making all five sections the same length like the photo I showed you. Slap a revloving dining area, observations deck and a spire on top to boot! Making it truly The One condo of Yorkville !!!
 

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It would've been nice if the extra 3 floors and some of the roof feature were used to create a 3rd hanger section in the top quadrant of the new design. Each hanger section is 19.8m tall, so we have plenty of room for this third hanger section. Might give done additional symmetry to the design.

Some quick phone editing below:

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This might look ok, bearing in mind the hangers would be faux add-ons and not structural... and we all know what this forum thinks of ... (the) well... such decorations. ;)
 

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Not surprisingly, this made it to BlogTO. Ready for the 'mindboggling' proposal? They can't even get the facts straight, switching back and forth between 8 and 9 storey addition in their article. Oh, and the 312.5 m tall Sky Tower is apparently around 36 m shorter than the new 338 m height for The One (they state the heights for both towers).
 

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Not surprisingly, this made it to BlogTO. Ready for the 'mindboggling' proposal? They can't even get the facts straight, switching back and forth between 8 and 9 storey addition in their article. Oh, and the 312.5 m tall Sky Tower is apparently around 36 m shorter than the new 338 m height for The One (they state the heights for both towers).
People still check BlogTO for news?
 

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Not surprisingly, this made it to BlogTO. Ready for the 'mindboggling' proposal? They can't even get the facts straight, switching back and forth between 8 and 9 storey addition in their article. Oh, and the 312.5 m tall Sky Tower is apparently around 36 m shorter than the new 338 m height for The One (they state the heights for both towers).
it wouldn't be BlogTO if it had good reporting.
 

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People still check BlogTO for news?

You know, in fairness, they do, once in a while, post something 'new' before it's widely known.

Of course, they'll get the details wrong; but at least you know there's something to go find the truth about!

LOL
 

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Was this planned all along...? You'd think a lot of the building engineering would have had to make provisions for these extra floors/units?

Seems very strange was to do things! If the application is denied, you run the risk of overspending on infrastructure that was not needed for the project.
When first proposed, the tower was taller, and so the initial engineering would have covered that proposed height. When the City got this chopped down somewhat, Mizrahi could never have known for certain that they would be going taller again, and in fact he still cannot be certain that they'll be going this high: the City may reject this increase. On the chance of going higher though, he apparently decided not to have it re-engineered to only hold up fewer storeys.

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Not surprisingly, this made it to BlogTO. Ready for the 'mindboggling' proposal? They can't even get the facts straight, switching back and forth between 8 and 9 storey addition in their article. Oh, and the 312.5 m tall Sky Tower is apparently around 36 m shorter than the new 338 m height for The One (they state the heights for both towers).

At least their headline is correct for once. They usually claim something is happening when it's only proposed. It makes me angrier than it should!
 

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