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  1. Mountain Man

    Calgary Bike Lanes and Bike Paths

    I've almost killed people on that stretch of Bowness Road, too many people pull over to the side and get out of their car into the driving lane without even looking. That's a downside of very narrow roads when people aren't used to them...
  2. Mountain Man

    Calgary | The Bridge | 52.42m | 16s | Jemm Properties | Zeidler

    How long before the art burns someone's coat and gets put back in storage? lol
  3. Mountain Man

    Calgary Bike Lanes and Bike Paths

    Fair enough, a wide road with a 40km/h speed limit is a great place to get a ticket usually! Tighter, busier urban roads are always slower because it's not conducive to speed. Calgary has too much ot the former and not enough of the latter...
  4. Mountain Man

    Calgary & Alberta Economy

    So do any of our post secondary schools teach the skills that these tech companies need? Currently there are more than 4000 vacant tech positions in this city and that number will only grow!
  5. Mountain Man

    Calgary Bike Lanes and Bike Paths

    The change to 40km/h happened before the bike lanes no? That was the citywide change last spring.
  6. Mountain Man

    US Politics

    The scary thing is the main news sources the crazy republicans follow are barely even mentioning this whole situation. They are foaming at the mouth about Colbert's "insurrection" but completely sticking their head in the sand about anything January 6. I'm scared for the US and slightly less for...
  7. Mountain Man

    Calgary Restaurant Thread

    The patio is great, if you get there just before 12 they should be able to seat you outside.
  8. Mountain Man

    US Politics

    Would Trump's actions amount to sedition?
  9. Mountain Man

    Urban Development and Proposals Discussion

    Except that all those people living in Airdrie will still drive into Calgary for work, the difference is that their tax dollars stay in Airdrie. Not sure if there is any sort of cost sharing initiative for the Calgary region to help with infrastructure costs...
  10. Mountain Man

    Calgary Public Realm Catalogue

    Yeah, that's ridiculous. Definitely need to bury that shit in the inner city!
  11. Mountain Man

    Calgary | Park Point | 106.98m | 34s | Qualex-Landmark | IBI Group

    Good sign for a building instead of a parking lot!
  12. Mountain Man

    Calgary | The Dells | 48m | 15s | Remington Group | Systemic Architecture

    Maybe they are doing a mix, the pic I quoted looks like it's sitting on the slab edge, but that picture is definitely hung off the slab. Strange. Curtain wall is far superior, so I'm hoping it makes up the majority of the building!
  13. Mountain Man

    Calgary | Stephen Avenue Quarter | 241m | 66s | Triovest | Gibbs Gage

    If they eliminated the part overtop of Stephen Ave and didn't put any holes in the heritage street wall I could accept this development, but as is, hell no!
  14. Mountain Man

    Calgary | Era | 41.15m | 13s | Minto Group

    No curtain wall (or window wall) no screens on the balconies and a huge list of other VE items. Just hope the cladding doesn't look super cheap as this is not too similar to the original design.
  15. Mountain Man

    Calgary | The Dells | 48m | 15s | Remington Group | Systemic Architecture

    You can see the windows sitting on the slab here. Definitely window wall as curtain walls will haver the window frames completely outside the slab hung off the edge. Also, the placement of the horizontal mullion that sits level with the top of the slab is a dead giveaway, curtain wall would just...
  16. Mountain Man

    Calgary | The Dells | 48m | 15s | Remington Group | Systemic Architecture

    This is window wall, not curtain wall. You can tell because it sits on the slab edge and isn't hung off the end of it.
  17. Mountain Man

    Calgary | Courtyard 33 | 21.64m | 6s | RNDSQR | 5468796 Architecture

    Don't see any smoke, so carbon monoxide would be my guess.
  18. Mountain Man

    City Parks, Rivers, and Wildlife

    Yeah, as a bottom feeder that's probably a fair concern. Maybe just don't eat things you catch in the city in general...
  19. Mountain Man

    Calgary | Tigerstedt Block | ?m | 6s | Certus | Stephen Ho

    Best strip on all of Centre Street!

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