Everybody knows that no matter how well-designed a space may be, it looks a lot warmer, spacious and therefore, a lot more enjoyable when it’s furnished.
A condo unit may have vast windows that let the natural light pour…
The soon-to-be-completed Art Condos building, gleaming in the morning light.
Benjamin de Casseres, Mirrors of New York, 1926, quoted by Rem Koolhaas in his Delirious New York, 1978.
Michel de Montaigne
Ettore Sottsass in The Curious Mr. Sottsass: Photographing Design and Desire, Thames and Hudson, 1994, p.75…
We were quite taken—or, I suppose, more accurately, re-taken—by the sight of two of these venerable chairs on the sidewalk outside of INabstracto, on Queen Street West, just a couple of blocks from the Art Condos building.
Right now at the Art Condos site at Queen and Dovercourt, the team is wrapping up concrete work on the third floor and getting started on the fourth floor walls and columns.
In this, the first of a series of video interviews, critic and writer Gary Michael Dault talks to Art Condos developer Gary Silverberg, at his home in North Toronto, about the Art Condos concept and the project’s beginnings.