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CORE Architects has revealed designs for a 60-story tower in Mississauga, Ontario, that when completed, will become the tallest building in Canada’s 6th largest city. The first of an eventual 10 towers that will make up the $1.5 billion, master-planned community of M City, the building features an undulating facade that was conceived as a continuation of the design mentality established by MAD Architects’ nearby Absolute Towers. The tower will serve as a landmark of the first phase of the 15-acre community, which is being developed by Toronto-based Urban Capital Property Group and project owner Rogers Real Estate Development Limited. CORE Architects’ design, chosen through an invited design competition, is recognized by the unique geometry of its facade, which results from the twisting of seven floor plates that skw as the building rises, stacking in a repetitive pattern. The resulting figure creates the impressions of “fluid movement and lightness of mass.” View more View full description
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