Brookfield Place East nearing completion in Feb. 2017
|Location||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Construction started||October 30th, 2013|
|Roof||247 m (810 ft) (East)|
|Floor count||56 (East)|
|Floor area||130,000 square metres (1.4 million square feet)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Arney Fender Katsalidis, Dialog|
Brookfield Place is a commercial development located between 1st and 2nd Streets and 6th and 7th Avenues SW in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The development consists of a 1.4 million square feet, 56-storey tower which is 247 meters tall, making it Calgary's tallest building.
The building provides a 60-foot-high transparent glass pavilion, retail shops and amenities at street and Plus 15 Level, and underground parking currently accommodating 550 parking stalls.
A half-acre public plaza illuminated year round, features entertainers, cultural activities, public art, summer markets and programmed activity provided by Brookfield’s award-winning Arts Brookfield program. Visitors are welcome to experience the unique sights and sounds that come to life through movement via artwork in both the interior and exterior of the building. Floor to ceiling interior abstract art encompasses both the natural and digital worlds.
The building was designed by London and Toronto-based architecture firm Arney Fender Katsalidis. The delivery architect was Calgary based Dialog.
The development is constructed to LEED Gold standard for Core and Shell. Commuters have direct access to the Plus 15 skywalk system and the CTrain LRT system on 7th Avenue. The property houses electric car plug-in recharge stations and an innovative bicycle parking facility, accessible by dedicated bike ramps separate from vehicular traffic