e hënë, 18 qershor 2007

Buildings uploaded on June 16th, 2007

The folks in Toronto have been busy. Check out the latest.

TTC Gloucester Subway Cars

The Gloucester cars formed the first trains on the Toronto subway system when it opened in 1954. The famous red trains were built in Britain, and were operational until they were retired in 1990.

The Residences of Pier 27

Pier 27 is a residential condominium development located on Toronto's central waterfront, at the foot of Yonge Street. To be developed by Cityzen Development and Fernbrook Homes. Designed by ArchitectsAlliance.


Metrogate is a high-rise residential/office community to be developed in the eastern Toronto suburb of Scarborough. To be developed by Tridel.

The modelers in Europe have been busy also.

Here is some models from Rotterdam.

De Nieuwe Maaskant, Rotterdam

This industrial monument was built in 1958, and fully renovated in 2004. It was originally a harbour building, now it is an office complex occupied by architects. When the Schiehaven was full of warehouses this building functioned as the gateway to the waterside. An old section of disused railway line still runs through the tunnel.


FLORA - Aalst

Gothenburg, Sweden


Övre hallegatan/ Östra Stilletorpsgatan/ Bergavägen



Barcelona, Spain

Spiralling Tower, Barcelona

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Kallbadhus

Stockholm Kallbadhus is a project by Swedish architect Thomas Sandell and his office SandellSandberg, Viamare Invest and Nordic Hotels. The structure would consist of a public swimming area, spa, café, restaurant and a small scale hotel. It has a diameter of 125 meters (410 feet) en the rings are about 11 meters (36 feet) across. Height of the structure is planned to be 10-12 meters (33-39 feet). Located in the water of Riddarfjärden, about 50 meters from the shoreline. The hotel is going to have 70 rooms, each with an one sauna and a private ladder to the water. Starting the construction in autumn 2007 the building should be finished in may 2009, with a total cost of 200 million SEK (28 million U.S. dollars). Model made by Stefan Larsson, larstefan@gmail.com

Bostaden Östberga v1.3

Located in Östberga, Stockholm, this apartment complex consists of 2 buildings, with a total of 22 apartments. The construction started in august 2006 and residents moved in at the end of june 2007. Model made by Stefan Larsson, larstefan@gmail.com

Looks like the Cities in Development is growing also.

San Jose is up first.

132 West Santa Clara Street.

Block of retail buildings centered on 132 West Santa Clara Street

Amherst, Mass is next.

Hess Station at Pomeroy Lane in South Amherst

This model was developed by Cana McCoy of the Amherst Planning Department in the spring and summer of 2006.

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