|||||||||The building was constructed as a warehouse for a local winemaker|The warehouse was in an extreme sense of disrepair when Quadrangle took on the project|Quadrangle added the “60” super graphic to increase the building’s presence on Liberty Street|The circulation core incorporates Corten steel, which has an aged feel but is distinct from the original structure|The extension features opaque, translucent and transparent glass to allow as much natural light in without compromising on privacy|The addition uses existing brickwork as its back wall|The lobby includes a map of Toronto at the end of the nineteenth century when the warehouse was built|The office space benefits from the warehouse’s high ceilings and wood support structure||
20 Jan 2015

Quadrangle revamps Toronto warehouse c1898

Words by Miranda Fitzgerald

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