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Vancouver Convention Centre - West Building

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Identification

Vancouver Convention Centre - West Building
292458

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
concrete
pile foundation
curtain wall
modernism
yes, centrally controlled

Usages

exhibition

Facts

  • The initial estimated cost of the centre was $495 million, then pushed to $565 million, $615 million, $800 million, and as of July 2007 the finalized budget was $883 million, due primarily to escalating construction costs and other factors.
  • The centre features a state-of-the-art Living Roof System, bringing the LEED Score Card to a Gold Level of achievement.
  • Built with 17,000 tons of structural steel and 1,487 tons of joists.
  • During construction, 898 steel piles were used in the foundation, mostly in water.
  • Situated on a 22.7-acre site.
  • 60,000 bees are housed in hives on the six-acre roof.

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Location

1055 Canada Place Way
1055 Canada Place Way
V0J
Downtown
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada

Technical Data

144.00 ft
100.07 ft
785.01 ft
310.00 ft
6
Nov 2004
Apr 2009
11
21
443
$883,200,000

Involved Companies


Stantec
Stantec

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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