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185 King St. S., Waterloo (Corner of King and Allen)
#1
Particulars of Perimeter Developments' office tower have been posted here:

https://www.waterloo.ca/en/calendar/coun...fault.aspx

In the link, click on "Packets" under the June 11, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting - sorry, couldn't link this one.

Renderings start on page 38.  Maybe someone can post these.
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#2
From the above:

   

   

   
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#3
Nice! digging the height, also covers up that weird parking lot wall of circa very nicly.
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#4
I like the height, the form and the setbacks.  I wonder what the brown cladding will be?
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#5
I'm somewhat concerned by the setbacks.
In this particular case, I think it's good to have a wide sidewalk area in proximity to the LRT station, but in the general case, I worry that the setbacks required by developments are too large, and are symptomatic of zoning that makes would make any parcels smaller than this one completely un-buildable.

I like that the paved areas of the landscaped area actually take into consideration pedestrian desire lines. 45 degree angles that connect between the front door and the crosswalks.
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(06-11-2018, 11:20 AM)panamaniac Wrote: I like the height, the form and the setbacks.  I wonder what the brown cladding will be?

I'm really interested to see that too.  I really like this though.  This intersection should be really great in the coming years
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#7
It looks like pedestrians coming South on King will have to go all the way to Allen and then double back to access the unit facing King. I think there should be a gap in the garden facing King.
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#8
I didn't realize the city was so far along with their decision on the disposition of the ARC lands.
Always a big fan of Perimeter's work and this project is no exception. Looking forward to seeing this become reality.
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#9
Office building to go up on site of adult rec centre in Waterloo
Perimeter Development submits winning bid for King Street South property in Waterloo

https://www.therecord.com/news-story/866...-waterloo/
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#10
I hope all those trees show up, it's probably the best thing about having huge setbacks.
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