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

General rating of the project

  • Great

    Votes: 6 7.0%
  • Very Good

    Votes: 11 12.8%
  • Good

    Votes: 24 27.9%
  • So So

    Votes: 11 12.8%
  • Not Very Good

    Votes: 14 16.3%
  • Terrible

    Votes: 20 23.3%

  • Total voters
    86

Da_Master

Active Member
Member Bio
Joined
May 13, 2017
Messages
218
Reaction score
1,078
A little update from yesterday:

38947864685_2e009b2c17_b.jpg


39814499102_f3922117e9_h.jpg
 

Beltline_B

Active Member
Member Bio
Joined
Apr 18, 2016
Messages
970
Reaction score
1,929
F1D13655-2B62-41E2-81DB-69FF17BCCADF.jpeg
CD5C09F2-B851-45CF-A350-E61B1A62978F.jpeg
07B30C7D-13DC-4097-9BC7-C2FB3020370D.jpeg
DDDF12F3-383A-41B5-B536-B7336A69F5C0.jpeg
 

Attachments

  • F1D13655-2B62-41E2-81DB-69FF17BCCADF.jpeg
    F1D13655-2B62-41E2-81DB-69FF17BCCADF.jpeg
    252 KB · Views: 305
  • CD5C09F2-B851-45CF-A350-E61B1A62978F.jpeg
    CD5C09F2-B851-45CF-A350-E61B1A62978F.jpeg
    239.2 KB · Views: 194
  • 07B30C7D-13DC-4097-9BC7-C2FB3020370D.jpeg
    07B30C7D-13DC-4097-9BC7-C2FB3020370D.jpeg
    236.3 KB · Views: 223
  • DDDF12F3-383A-41B5-B536-B7336A69F5C0.jpeg
    DDDF12F3-383A-41B5-B536-B7336A69F5C0.jpeg
    246.4 KB · Views: 211

UrbanWarrior

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 28, 2016
Messages
4,230
Reaction score
13,290
Location
Mission
It's kinda crazy that they're still doing excavation work.
 

maestro

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Apr 23, 2007
Messages
7,202
Reaction score
2,014
Snow and frozen ground is nothing to these mechanical beasts. What will stop them is water and mud.
 

UrbanWarrior

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 28, 2016
Messages
4,230
Reaction score
13,290
Location
Mission
No, I meant that it is taking so long. haha
 

gsunnyg

Active Member
Member Bio
Joined
Oct 26, 2017
Messages
751
Reaction score
1,847
It will take a while before it even gets to grade judging by the size of the excavation. Ive worked construction during my summers in uni and I know how big of pain the parkade can be. This one will definitely take a good part of this whole year before we start noticing it becoming something significant.
 

maestro

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Apr 23, 2007
Messages
7,202
Reaction score
2,014
It's a lot of dirt to move.

Weather permitting, the first tower could be above grade by the end of March. They will be still excavating should it cover the whole site.
 

haltcatchfire

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 16, 2017
Messages
1,466
Reaction score
4,593
Location
Hillhurst
It's just the 'ramp' area left to remove that it was best to keep until both cranes were in. They're pouring slabs and columns on both sides of the ramp.

Edit: NM. I see in some older but recent photos they still have the north section to do.
 

gsunnyg

Active Member
Member Bio
Joined
Oct 26, 2017
Messages
751
Reaction score
1,847
This one is going to take a while just to get the whole thing to ground level. And then u add more time to top all 3 towers off. I can see why they chose to move ahead with this one. By the time its done the economy will be in another state.
 

UrbanWarrior

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 28, 2016
Messages
4,230
Reaction score
13,290
Location
Mission
It looks like they may not be going ahead with the north portion after all. That's too bad.
 

Golfing guy

Active Member
Member Bio
Joined
Aug 29, 2017
Messages
244
Reaction score
330
It looks like they may not be going ahead with the north portion after all. That's too bad.
With the shoring right around the building site, wouldn’t it be hard to hide the steel berms in the landscape if they decided to not proceed with that building.
Maybe they are waiting to get the south portion of the podium built before starting the North section. Just a thought
 

maestro

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Apr 23, 2007
Messages
7,202
Reaction score
2,014
It could be they will use the north side for staging until the south side is to grade and shift everything there. There's opportunity for a redesign the longer the north tower sits unbuilt. Right now they're triplets which is not very interesting.
 

UrbanWarrior

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 28, 2016
Messages
4,230
Reaction score
13,290
Location
Mission
April 9, 2018

9E63F4B1-1A70-448B-A37F-B0C55F3FF003.jpeg


2FFDAFDD-0219-43C2-89FC-CA6CEE7B1B38.jpeg


07E29246-EBBA-4E0B-BA8B-DC07655B3FDF.jpeg


E1165CBB-3D0D-4EC9-A39C-229C58D37276.jpeg
 

Attachments

  • 9E63F4B1-1A70-448B-A37F-B0C55F3FF003.jpeg
    9E63F4B1-1A70-448B-A37F-B0C55F3FF003.jpeg
    605.2 KB · Views: 245
  • 2FFDAFDD-0219-43C2-89FC-CA6CEE7B1B38.jpeg
    2FFDAFDD-0219-43C2-89FC-CA6CEE7B1B38.jpeg
    551.2 KB · Views: 228
  • 07E29246-EBBA-4E0B-BA8B-DC07655B3FDF.jpeg
    07E29246-EBBA-4E0B-BA8B-DC07655B3FDF.jpeg
    703.2 KB · Views: 218
  • E1165CBB-3D0D-4EC9-A39C-229C58D37276.jpeg
    E1165CBB-3D0D-4EC9-A39C-229C58D37276.jpeg
    621.6 KB · Views: 233

Top