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Meccanica by Cressey, A New Southeast False Creek Development Inspired by the Porsche Roadster

Blog by Jeff Fitzpatrick | September 7th, 2011

Things seem to be moving quickly in Vancouver these days, especially in Southeast False Creek. Not long ago, the City of Vancouver approved the Opsal building by Bastion and now, just one block away Meccanica, a new 170 unit Cressey development, has been given the go-ahead!
Meccanica Rendering + Logo
newest Vancouver development, which was inspired by the Porsche roadster, will feature “technical” detailing and industrial characteristics as a way to honour the historically industrial precedence of the area. 

  • 104-150 East 1st Avenue & Quebec Street
  • 12 storey tower connected (by an enclosed 4 storey high glass bridge) to a 5.5 storey building
  • 170 residential units ranging from 540 to 970 sq. ft.
  • Ground level townhomes will have typical patios, entrances, and higher ceilings for better light penetration
  • Towers will be designed to optimize the use of daylight, with shallower units facing north and deeper units facing south
  • Secured underground parking (217 spaces), 218 bike stalls, a lounge and gym. 
  • Designed by Rafii Architects

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