A theme emerges - Norm Foster steel

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A theme emerges - Norm Foster steel

Postby helloinsane » Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:42 pm

Was on site briefly today - new pharmacy building for UofT. Features a five storey high internal atrium with 1m diameter concrete columns and suspended steel frame egg lecture halls adangling:
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Re: A theme emerges - Norm Foster steel

Postby Paul Clerkin » Fri Dec 17, 2004 1:46 am

any renderings of how this is supposed to look?
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Re: A theme emerges - Norm Foster steel

Postby helloinsane » Fri Dec 17, 2004 8:52 pm

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Postby Paul Clerkin » Fri Dec 17, 2004 10:19 pm

Looks very top heavy - as if it would topple over. Not sure if I like it though.
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Re: A theme emerges - Norm Foster steel

Postby helloinsane » Sat Dec 18, 2004 2:57 pm

Not his best work. I doubt he's even aware it's on site.
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Re: A theme emerges - Norm Foster steel

Postby Paul Clerkin » Sat Dec 18, 2004 9:32 pm

It's lacking something. Maybe it would look better on a greenfield or more constrained site.
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