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Patina of success Foggo Associates' striking city office block reconciles the planning authority's preference for solidity and conservatism with the developer's demand for economy . By Jeremy Melvin P

Foggo Associates' No 60 Queen Victoria Street is as nicely turned a speculative office as you might find. It is considered of appearance, efficient of floorplate and attractive of location. Its lobby feels spacious without being wasteful, the vanity units in its lavatories are among the finest this side of Philippe Starck's Royalton, and the unusual facade treatment makes for dappled internal daylight which space planners might - and occupants will - appreciate. Placing the entrance ...


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