Rare opportunity – Alberni by Kengo Kuma
- Air Conditioning
- High ceilings
- Outdoor tube
- Swimming Pool
- Wine Room
A rare opportunity to purchase at the SOLD OUT Alberni by Kengo Kuma developed by Vancouver’s leading premium developer – Westbank! This one of a kind building is designed by award winning Japanese master architect Kengo Kuma and features a Japanese moss garden, 25meter pool, wine room, on-site Japanese restaurant, residents gym and music room. Interiors feature one-of-a-kind curved wood feature walls and kitchen designed unique to each home, oversized balconies with Japanese stone gardens, Miele kitchen appliances, stone countertops and more!
This fabulous northwest facing corner home offers views toward the stunning Northshore mountains and serene waters of Coal Harbour. This is an assignment of a purchase contract. This home is currently under construction with estimated completion in 2021-2022.
“The design of Alberni by Kuma is shaped by its environment. The 43-storey tower is carved by two emphatic scoops that form deep balconies with a wood appearance. In both instances, the carvings create semi-enclosures that strengthen their relations to the street and to the views – to its urban and geographic context while optimizing neighbourhood views past the project. Because of the way the otherwise orthogonal tower is carved, its silhouette constantly changes, creating illusionary profiles of arching cantilevers. The reality is far more structured as the carved deductions are diagonally symmetrical, the lower portion helping to counterbalance the hanging volume above. The tower meets the ground with two intersecting domes that embrace Alberni and Cardero Street. Under the arching structures, an extensive moss garden defines the entrance and flows to the swimming pool above. In keeping with Japanese spatial traditions, the emphasis is on the atmosphere rather than the object: without drawing attention to a particular point laden with meaning, the void elicits a serene visceral experience that could be shared by all.Alberni by Kuma will include intricate design details such as woodwork in the plinth, interior design of residential tower, and a Japanese Restaurant experience designed by Kengo Kuma Architects and Associates.”
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