For those of you complaining about the appearance of the new 50-story Maguire Properties development "7th + Fig", we can only say to you be glad you're not in Orange County. OC Metro gives a rundown of five "major projects" in the county. Unfortunately, "bland not grand" seems to be the mantra of OC development.
"Elegant, efficient and Californian, this 12-story jewelbox office building is sheathed in architectural white metal panels and high-performance silver vision glass, expressing sophistication on the skyline." DMJM is listed as the architect. They are also responsible for the hideous new police headquarters downtown.
· GOING UP: Snapshots of five major projects around Orange County. [OC Metro]
· New Skyscraper for Downtown [Curbed LA]