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The elevator core seems remarkably thin, I’m surprised they didn’t make it a bit thicker to better support the weight. And save a bit on the costs of the supercolumns.
 

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The elevator core seems remarkably thin, I’m surprised they didn’t make it a bit thicker to better support the weight. And save a bit on the costs of the supercolumns.
Then the elevator core would have cost more and have been more costly to transfer its loads to the supercolumns below where it ends.

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Then the elevator core would have cost more and have been more costly to transfer its loads to the supercolumns below where it ends.

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Right but the slimmer supercolumns would free up super valuable square footage near the windows, in exchange for slightly thicker core walls, taking up more square footage at the very back that’s barely worth anything. If they could be slimmed down by even a foot in width, times 8 columns, times 80 floors of residential…. could be almost 20 000 extra square feet. In exchange for maybe an extra 15 000 square feet near the core.

EDIT: Also the interior areas will have lots of elevator noise, unless they install thick, heavy, soundproofing.
 
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From the pours i saw the interior walls are over a foot thick, they also have a hallway around them so ,...
And they’ll definitely have louder high speed elevators. Maybe they plan on keeping the same wall thickness for the entire height, idk if a foot of concrete is enough to block the noise.

For that matter does anyone know if the building will have quadruple pane or super thick windows, at least on the lower floors, to deal with the noise of the location?

EDIT: Removed incorrect info.
 
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Crews are tearing up - again - the pavement on top of the concrete pipeline from the pumping station on Balmuto, it's likely there was some kind of rupture or damage (maybe due to the sudden dip in temperature).
 

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All the units on the higher floors back up directly to the core, without any mechanical spaces or hallways inbetween. And they’ll definitely have louder high speed elevators. Maybe they plan on keeping the same wall thickness for the entire height, idk if a foot of concrete is enough to block the noise.

For that matter does anyone know if the building will have quadruple pane or super thick windows, at least on the lower floors, to deal with the noise of the location?
Illustration at #11028 shows hallways, stairways, and mechanical rooms on L56. surrounding the elevator core. Note also that there are concrete walls surrounding the units (forming an # shape on each floor where they connect with the super columns.
 

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Illustration at #11028 shows hallways, stairways, and mechanical rooms on L56. surrounding the elevator core. Note also that there are concrete walls surrounding the units (forming an # shape on each floor where they connect with the super columns.
Woops, looks like your right, for some reason I thought the hallways wouldn’t be there for the upper levels.
 

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