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  1. Atticus

    RNDSQR Block | 45m | 12s | RNDSQR | 5468796 Architecture

    Even though I generally like this project, I agree with many of your points. Inner city density is great, but density levels almost needs to be done on a parcel by parcel basis. This project would be much better at 8 floors IMO, while most others along 9th are better suited at 5-6 floors. This...
  2. Atticus

    Office Space Conversion

    I doubt anyone thought office space conversions would solve the office space vacancy situation, but there's an article on it. https://renx.ca/office-conversions-calgary-few-far-between/
  3. Atticus

    Calgary | Curtis Block | 119m | 37s | ONE Properties | Arquitectonica

    Building up Victoria Park is kind of like colonizing Mars lol.
  4. Atticus

    Calgary | The Grid | 50m | 16s | NORR

    I'm sure it would be fine, but the tower would be directly on the flight path. The truck stop location is 3,400ft elevation, and the Calgary Herald location (which is also on the flight path is 3520ft, plus another 50 or so feet for the building. In theory you should be able to add something...
  5. Atticus

    RNDSQR Block | 45m | 12s | RNDSQR | 5468796 Architecture

    I think this building would still be very cool and noticeable at 9 floors, but given the location it probably should be 12.
  6. Atticus

    Calgary | Park Central | 110m | 35s | Hines | S.C.B.

    One thing I like about this tower is panels look light gray sometimes and almost black other times.
  7. Atticus

    Calgary | West Village Towers | 150m | 41s | Cidex Group | NORR Dubai Yahya Jan

    Same thoughts here. The tower is solid, even quite nice, but the podium does't make much sense to me at all.
  8. Atticus

    Era | 41m | 13s | Minto Group

    I was looking at that also. It seems the latest rendering doesn't match the site plan. Some of the other renderings show the building closer to 4th street. I think it'll be okay.
  9. Atticus

    Calgary | Block 23 - Central Park | ?m | ?s | Gibbs Gage

    If I'm not mistaken, that's the new Argyle proposal in the background. I like how they place a highrise building in behind, even though it's a low rise district.
  10. Atticus

    Steps Bridgeland | 18m | 6s | Centurion | Sturgess

    Would be nice to see a small urban format grocer on the north side of 1st ave. I think Bridgeland is close. Marda Loop has a Safeway and a Blush Lane. Britannia has a Sunterra and Blush Lane. With Steps/Dominion/McPherson II and Columbus Court all being built. It might be enough for an urban...
  11. Atticus

    Steps Bridgeland | 18m | 6s | Centurion | Sturgess

    The crane going back in means they are going again. Whether it finishes all the way through, who knows, but given it's rental this time, it seems more likely it'll finish.
  12. Atticus

    The Block on 4th | 17m | 5s | InDevelopments | InDevelopments

    It can be right away if they dig out the soil and take it somewhere to be treated. If it sits on its own, it's 25 years.
  13. Atticus

    Calgary | Chartwell Haysboro | 95m | 26s | Chartwell | NORR

    Pinnacle tower on Macleod is 28 floors.
  14. Atticus

    General Construction Updates

    One Tower has turned out pretty solid. We have a lot of dark colored towers though, hopefully the next tower in the area will be light colored materials.
  15. Atticus

    Battle of the Photos 1

    Add me to the folks nominating those pics.
  16. Atticus

    Calgary | The Theodore | 36m | 10s | Graywood | IBI Group

    The floor plans are a bit wonky, and for selling it makes it harder. Renting less so. I think they will be able to rent the units because of the location.
  17. Atticus

    Place 10 | 120m | 37s | Centron | Gibbs Gage

    Adding 6th and Tenth, and the two Marriott towers, and the 5th street cycle tracks has made a big difference to the feel of the area, especially the intersection at 10th ave and 5th street. It used to be homeless central, now it's plain busy. This will make things even better.
  18. Atticus

    Battle of the Photos 1

    1,2 and 6
  19. Atticus

    Car2Go to pull out of Calgary

    I had heard that the parking deal with the city was part of it. I see on Twitter Evan Woolley and the transportation department are working to try and keep Car2go in Calgary. I don't think there's anything the city can do besides lowering the parking fee arrangement.

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