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The Block | 5 fl | U/C
#16
(01-23-2015, 10:15 PM)mpd618 Wrote:
(01-23-2015, 08:10 PM)Drake Wrote: Not a fan of the concept. The rendered buildings remind me of Ikea kitchen cabinets on a macro scale.

This is Schembri we're talking about here. Not really a company that seems to hold themselves to a high standard.

And sadly this might be a step up from some of their other work.
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#17
May 4, 2015

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#18
Driving by this construction site shows really how ridiculous it is having a complete block under construction minus one house.  
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#19
Looks like the developer is looking to squeeze more units out of this development.
http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/mobile/let-s...-1.2531160
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#20
Perfect, increased density for the ugliest new development.

I vote they reduce the density of this project.  Smile
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#21
I think increased density is OK for the area -- it's not excessive anyway at six floors -- but the city should use this opportunity to force a better design for the development.
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#22
Six seems to fit in well with what's around it, or going to be around it.
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#23
December 22, 2015

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#24
(12-22-2015, 02:31 PM)Watdot Wrote: December 22, 2015

[Image: R0ermg1.jpg]

When you're walking along the street, this development looks surprisingly -not terrible-.
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#25
I agree. I think the scale fits well too.
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#26
An update on the increased density request.

http://m.therecord.com/news-story/670494...ra-density-
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#27
Apparently the increased density request has been approved.

http://m.therecord.com/news-story/672517...le-project-
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#28
Steel beams are up for the next phase.


I like how the first phase is soft-convertible to have retail/service on the ground floor.
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