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#687

Can we just call this a clean 1000’?


#688

Well, the building is above sea level by 65 feet…but they don’t include that


#689

looks topped off.


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r_180909061_beat0075_a by Mitch Waxman, on Flickr


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Compared to what SOM designs in other nations, this is a total snooze fest. But the curve does intrigue me on the one end.
I just see this is as filler though, at the end of the day.


#697

This is one of those designs that would great in a different city. You already have huge glass towers next door.


#698

It’s good filler imo.


#699

I think its simplicity is quite beautiful.


#700

This may be weird, but this buildings shape reminds me of the Easter Island statues.


#701

The second tower’s height difference and slope direction will help to compliment this tower. On it’s own it’s not the most interesting design–aside from the base.


#702

Source: Skyline Webcams


#703

I think blue glass towers always look best on overcast days.


#704

This has to be one of the best curtain walls in the city. The radiused corners really makes the glass look seamless.


#705

Yeah it does look good. It’s a giant box but the glass and slight curvature redeem it.


#706

If you go too curvy you end up with One Blackfriars: