11th + 11th | 138m | 44s | Intergulf | Ramsay Worden

General Rating of the project

  • Great

    Votes: 5 9.4%
  • Very good

    Votes: 28 52.8%
  • Good

    Votes: 13 24.5%
  • So so

    Votes: 3 5.7%
  • Not very good

    Votes: 4 7.5%
  • Terrible

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    53

Beltline_B

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Excavation looks to be close to completion. I went past this morning, and they were still excavating, but very slowly and it’s all flat on the bottom. Not much left except the earth ramp.
 

Social Justice

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The Met seems like it is such an outdated building already. It is not a nice looking building for sure.
I actually don't mind the Met. It seems kind of different from the other developments we've seen in Calgary. It has a kind of European feel...but a like commie block/euro suburb feel.

At least there is a decent stretch of ground floor retail on the Met, but...to each their own! ?
 

Urb

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Look at the shadowing from the Met. Ughhhh. The new coloured glazing on The Cube project shown here is also horrendous. Luckily Intergulf's project is decent, otherwise this would start to resemble something you'd see around Heritage and MacLeod Triail....
 

Mountain Man

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Shadows are something we can't avoid at this latitude, only solution would be to keep buildings to like 3 or 4 storeys. The Met is pretty ugly, but it achieves good density without being too massive. If Vantage Pointe was in the picture (instead of being the place it was taken from) it would put into perspective quite quickly what a real wall type building is.
 

Urb

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The size and duration of shadow pollution can be controlled by regulating massing. A point tower like this one will provide a much more acceptable shadow relative to the Met's full block slab massing, as the tower shadow moves across the adjacent lands quickly. The City now restricts floor plate sizing in the Beltline, to prevent another Vantage Point from happening.
 

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