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Old March 17th, 2015, 03:54 AM   #1281
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Old March 17th, 2015, 11:13 AM   #1282
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Apart from the podium and poor street activation, the rest is a winner
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Old March 18th, 2015, 02:31 AM   #1283
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Probably as good as you can make a pre-fab building look ..
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Old March 18th, 2015, 06:50 AM   #1284
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This building really turned out well. It was quite a difficult design to build and from the renders it was questionable. But the end product looks good, it is difficult to tell from photographs. When you see it from the street level it is the best view.
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Old March 18th, 2015, 01:08 PM   #1285
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Probably as good as you can make a pre-fab building look ..
Prefab... please explain!
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Old March 18th, 2015, 02:13 PM   #1286
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Probably as good as you can make a pre-fab building look ..
Concrete doesn't equal pre fab, I don't remember any of this building being pre fab at all. Don't forget pre fab is when it is built of site and then "attached" on site.
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Old March 18th, 2015, 10:46 PM   #1287
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Take a close look at the exterior walls in this shot and look at the seams between pre fab panels.

All the walls in this building and I think the floor slabs as well were made of pre fab giving it to my eyes that cheap Central Equity 'House of Cards' look - as opposed to a building made entirely of concrete poured at site.

So yeah I'm not a huge fan of this tower like so many CE towers - but at least for a pre fab looking building its got a bit of colour and style about it.
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Old March 19th, 2015, 03:05 AM   #1288
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Take a close look at the exterior walls in this shot and look at the seams between pre fab panels. All the walls in this building and I think the floor slabs as well were made of pre fab giving it to my eyes that cheap Central Equity 'House of Cards' look - as opposed to a building made entirely of concrete poured at site. So yeah I'm not a huge fan of this tower like so many CE towers - but at least for a pre fab looking building its got a bit of colour and style about it.
the concrete slab sides completely ruin it
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Old March 21st, 2015, 03:03 AM   #1289
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Old March 21st, 2015, 04:31 AM   #1290
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Take a close look at the exterior walls in this shot and look at the seams between pre fab panels. All the walls in this building and I think the floor slabs as well were made of pre fab giving it to my eyes that cheap Central Equity 'House of Cards' look - as opposed to a building made entirely of concrete poured at site. So yeah I'm not a huge fan of this tower like so many CE towers - but at least for a pre fab looking building its got a bit of colour and style about it.
It's called precast. It's more expense than insitu.

Floors are conventional poured.
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Old May 5th, 2015, 02:06 AM   #1291
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They forgot to paint a section of the exposed concrete panels.
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They forgot to paint a section of the exposed concrete panels.
They seem to have missed a few pieces of bare concrete showing for no obvious reasoning. Very odd.
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Our Empire State building is looking a bit diminished : (
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