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    Forgive me, I don't usually like to make things personal, but aren't you generally the guy railing against floor to ceiling windows/fishbowl living? The rendering seems to hit a rather unique middle ground.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoldanTTLB View Post
    Forgive me, I don't usually like to make things personal, but aren't you generally the guy railing against floor to ceiling windows/fishbowl living? The rendering seems to hit a rather unique middle ground.
    The idea of putting a variety of obstructions inside the window openings to create some sort of 'letter' shape is what I see to be a bad design decision. This building actually has what I find to be the perfect general sized window aperture: set slightly up from the floor, and slightly down from the ceiling, with wall space on either side - just nix those odd obstructions that form LETTERS. The point is - which I though I had made abundantly clear in numerous other posts - to not have the fish bowl wall of glass, and not have tiny 'porthole' windows; and THAT is what would be the "perfect middle ground".

    SO, square-up those windows by removing those 'letter forming' obstructions, keep the cool bold color and pixilated pattern on the facade; and then you would have a building that is both fantastic looking and brilliantly functioning. THEN, even cranky old white guys such as myself would be glad to move into those apartments.
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    Default 432 Park Avenue

    The name of this thread has no justice if this tower does not get mentioned before it is even finished.

    1400 feet structure of barren imagination; all engineer no architect, no proportions, refinement and for all the $$ they will charge for these condos, no class as it will be eternally etched as a graceless brute cast upon NYC's storied, now tarnished, Skyline


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    A visual representation of abject hypocrisy that saps in the views of towers that can pull their height in aesthetetics (per below) yet does the complete antithesis with itself.



    The very worst of NYC; all 1400 ft of its mashed/stacked up cement.
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    Those picture windows do look very attractive from the inside and the views of course are superb, but outside...

    Oh, and I want that sofa .

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