The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron’s first project in Toronto, which is being carried out in collaboration with the Canadian team Quadrangle, already rises at 1200 Bay Street, in the Yorkville neighborhood.
The floor plan of the slender 324-meter building is a rectangle with a length thrice the width. The first 16 of its 87 stories are reserved for commercial spaces and offices. A private amenities level separate these from the 64 levels containing 332 condominiums. The top floors will feature a restaurant, while a triple-height lobby will welcome people entering from Bloor Street. The facade has three skins: two of glass, with wooden blinds installed in between.
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