Forma will be the tallest Gehry-designed building in the world
TorontoAnd the March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Developers Great Gulf Group, Dream (comprised of Dream Unlimited Corp. [TSX: DRM] and Dream Impact Trust [TSX MPCT.UN]), and Westdale Properties today announces the name of its latest two-tower mixed-use development designed by a world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The development, Forma, will be the first of a new development designed by Gehry in the United States Canada and signs Frank Gehry homecoming Toronto. Moreover, the project will feature the tallest Gehry-designed building in the world.
Gehry’s work is considered one of the most influential in contemporary architecture. Throughout his illustrious career, he has been honored with numerous awards including the Pritzker Prize, the most prestigious architecture award in the world. Some of Gehry’s most notable projects include the Guggenheim Museum BilbaoWalt Disney Concert Hall Angels and Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
Named for the Latin and Italian meaning of form, form and feel, and inspired by the movement of the tower dance, Forma represents a bold and timeless masterpiece that will forever influence the way visitors and residents live. Toronto.
“As we continued to meet with Frank, his team and our partners, we couldn’t help but be drawn to the Forma name,” Amanda Wilson WatkinsSenior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Greater Gulf Group. The “Shape” reflects—in true Gehry fashion—both literally and figuratively, the L.A Toronto cityand pays homage to the place where Mr. Jerry grew up.”
Gehry’s unique art forms are a hallmark of his international recognition, and the design of the Forma Towers creates a sense of movement that will transcend the building. Forma’s iridescent façade and twisted shape will reflect the colors of the sun and the shape of the surrounding buildings to change Toronto skyline
“Forma will be an exceptional addition to the city’s downtown entertainment and financial district,” he said. Crystal co, President of Marketing and Sales at Dream Unlimited Corp. “By collaborating with a full team of locally and globally recognized design talents, Forma brings inspiration from all over the world and will become a new landmark of the city’s skyline, rising Toronto on the world stage.”
Forma, a mixed-use development, is located at Downtown Toronto 266-284 King Street Westwill feature two residential towers – one 73-storey and the other 84-storey with a total of 2,034 residential units – commercial and retail space and a new space for OCAD University.
“It has been inspiring to work with a global team to see the Forma brand come to life,” he added. Mitchell Cohen, Chief Operating Officer of Westdale Properties. “We are confident that Forma will put on Toronto is on the map as a world-class architectural destination and we look forward to the next phase of this development as we reveal more details and commence sales later this year.”
Forma sales soon. For more information visit: www.formatoronto.com
About Great Gulf Group
Established in 1975, the Greater Gulf Group includes Great Gulf Homes, an award-winning high-rise residential developer providing more than 80,000 families with places to call home; Ashton Woods Homes, the second largest private construction company and the 15th largest in the United States; First Gulf, the innovative market leader in sustainable, accessible, transit-oriented commercial developments and large-scale design-build industrial facilities; Tucker HiRise, a leading construction management company, specializing in the construction of high-density mixed-use projects; H+ME Technology, a precision engineered plate manufacturing facility; and Taboo Muskoka, Sun Canada Top rated golf courses, is one of North Amarica Leading real estate organizations. With major projects in Canada And the United State, the company’s fully integrated activities cover the entire real estate spectrum. Learn more at www.greatgulfgroup.com.
About Dream Unlimited
Founded in 1994 with a vision to revolutionize the way people live and work, Dream is one of the Canada Leading real estate companies, with more than $15 billion across assets North Amarica And the Europe. Across the Dream Group platform, there are approximately 4 million square feet of GLA in commercial or retail properties and over 20,000 purpose-built residential or rental units in our development pipeline and 9,000 acres of land across Western Canada. We are responsible for some of the most iconic and transformative projects in the country, always investing with purpose, embracing creativity, passion and innovation, delivering solid returns, while positively impacting the communities and world around us through our focus on impact investing.
About Westdale Real Estate
For more than 60 years, Westdale has owned, managed and developed properties Canada And the United State. Westdale, a family-owned business, is committed to creating positive experiences for the tens of thousands of North Americans who call our buildings home, and for those who work and shop on our properties. This commitment extends to our partners, suppliers, contractors and our team of more than 1,400 dedicated employees. With a core business consisting of more than 50,000 residential units in OntarioAnd the Quebec and 11 U.S. states, Westdale continues to expand its portfolio to include more than 4 million square feet of retail, office, industrial, food and beverage, hotel and resort stores on both sides of the border. Westdale is also actively involved in a number of significant urban residential developments throughout North Amaricaincluding projects in TorontoAnd the HalifaxAnd the KitchenerAnd the AtlantaAnd the dallas And the Miami.
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SOURCE Great Gulf Group; Dream Unlimited Westdale Properties