Pharrell Williams is the latest example, and the pop star has collaborated on the design of a pair of high-rise residential towers. The residential development is named untitled and is slated for construction in Toronto. It's difficult to judge how significant the artist's personal involvement actually is, though Williams has form for this kind of thing, including co-designing a youth center with Miami architect Chad Oppenheim.
That said, he's probably not sat up late at night worrying about building codes and the like. The buildings' wavy facades are inspired by Williams' song Gust of Wind and sound wave patterns from it were used to create Most High - Various - Untitled balconies.
Once we had the song, there was a lot of testing and iterating to find the right notes that would produce the most fluidity. They all represent different moments from Gust of Wind.
The north tower will consist of 21 floors and rise to Additionally, as part of the project, another smaller unit building will be built next to the towers and contain affordable housing units.
A new public park will be created too. We've no confirmation yet that untitled is definitely going ahead, but the project is in active development and, according to Narcitysales will begin next year.
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