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Telus Sky – Calgary, Alberta

Posted in Built by Nathaniel Gonzales on March 29, 2021

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Building – Telus Sky

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Address: 619 Centre St S, Calgary, AB T2G 2C7, Canada

Architect: BIG, Dialog

Developer: Westbank Projects Corporation

Electrical and Mechanical: Integral Group

Formwork Supplier: Doka GmbH

Structural: Glotman Simpson Group

Wind Surveyor: Gradient Wind Engineering

Completion: 2020

Certification: LEED Platinum

Cost: $400 million

Space: 761,235 square feet

AE Interests: 59-stories tall, third tallest building in Calgary, creates lively mixture of living and working in heart of the city, large office floor plates recede as it reaches residential portion to create feminine figure, modular type residential spaces create balconies, garden atop, encourages human interaction, LED lighting creates beacon at night

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South Haven Centre for Remembrance — Edmonton, Alberta

Posted in Built by Nathaniel Gonzales on March 29, 2021

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Building: South Haven Centre for Remembrance

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Address: 5004 Meridian St NW, Edmonton, AB T6P 1R3, Canada

Architect: SHAPE Architecture

Collaborators: Group2 Architects, PECHET Studio

Structural Engineering: Fast + Epp

Electrical: Arrow Engineering

Landscape: Design North Landscape Architecture

Civil Engineering: V3 Companies

Mechanical: Clark Engineering

Contractor: K-Rite Construction

Sustainability: S├ębastien Garon (Made it LEED Certified)

Awards: 2020 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture, Architecture MasterPrize in Cultural Design

Cost: $4.4 million

Size: 7,000 sq. ft.

Year of Completion: 2019

AE Interests: 13 meter tall tower, non-denominational cemetery facility, black materials such as steel panels and charred shou sugi-ban acoya in contrast to the white winter landscape and interior, based a lot off lighting specifically on summer solstice, tower clerestory that allows light from the north for meeting rooms and a view of downtown Edmonton, partially submerged

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