UNStudio's design for the Canaletto tower incorporates the remodelling of the facade, a streamlining of the building’s mass and a contrasting of scale and detail untypical of a residential tower. Near and distant townscape views are enhanced through scale, detail and material variation. The building facade creates a modeled elevation in which clusters of adjacent floors are grouped together. Using both textured and smooth materials contrasts with the expected contemporariness of a typical...
- Year 2015
- Work started in 2011
- Work finished in 2015
- Client Orion City Road Trustee Limited
- Contractor Ardmore
- Status Current works
- Type Apartments / Tower blocks/Skyscrapers / Lofts/Penthouses