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Telus Garden – Vancouver, Canada

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Building: Telus Garden (high-rise)
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Address:  510 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3, Canada
Design Architect: Gregory Henriquez of Henriquez Partners Architects
Structural engineering: Glotman Simpson
Developer: Westbank Corporation
Size: 1,000,000 SF
Completed: 2015

AE Interest: The office space and retail space are LEED Platinum, the residential space is LEED Gold [a]. It is Vancouver’s first LEED Platinum certified office tower and has the highest LEED score card ever submitted to the Canada Green Building Council [b]. It includes features such as a District Energy System (DES), which recycles heat from existing buildings and uses it to heat office and residential towers. Additionally it has the largest solar panel system in Vancouver and uses the power harnessed to power the exterior lighting [c].
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Written by Hector Puente Castillo

November 8, 2017 at 12:13 pm

Posted in Built

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