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Old Yesterday, 12:19 PM   #3441
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Originally Posted by JuanPaulo View Post
Looking at the cladding pictures I just had a realization. Looks like the vertical mullions are operable to allow for ventilation. This is a great and innovative concept since the glass remains undivided by secondary mullions to allow for operation of awning or swing windows. It also makes the building's skin have more of a "commercial and/or office" presence rather than residential. The devil is in the details and this tower is pure Satan. Love it. okay:
Good catch. I think that this the new usable window trend makes the skin of glass towers ugly looking when they are open, and this is a nice way to solve the issue here.
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Haven't caught up with this tower in ages... Oooo man that's sexy. Is it going to remain a dark grey for the panel color or is it still protected by a covering? That glass and the other details look superb.
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