Submitted by DIALOG
Design concept The building, designed in collaboration by FKA Architecture and DIALOG, will have subtle sophistication, featuring rounded and tapered corners, softening its commanding presence. An unprecedented entity, the towers and connection to the public realm will encourage leadership and connectivity within the business community.
Located in the heart of downtown Calgary, Brookfield Place [Phase
Integration of sustainable design
One] will be the tallest building in Western Canada, destined to grace
Brookfield Place is designed to achieve LEED Gold Core and Shell.
the skyline in 2017. Completion of the signature architecture will reach an
The building will be wrapped in a high-performance double-glazed
impressive 56 storeys. At street level, a south-facing urban plaza offers
curtain wall, providing tenants with access to ample natural light
over half an acre of sunlit space, complementing the 4,645 square metres
and views. To further maximize energy savings, the building will use
of glazed pavilion designed to embrace the plaza and enclose the civic
high-efficiency chillers and condensing boilers and reflective roof
square, programmed year round and connected to the Plus15 Skywalk.
paving materials to help reduce heat island effect.
SPRING 2015 | Alberta FOCUS