January 1, 2001
by Canadian Architect
Client: Telus Accommodation Services
Architect Team: R. Bens, B. Billingsley, P. Busby, R. Drew, S. Edwards, M. Elkan, S. Gushe, M. Johnston, J. Huffman, M. McColl, T. Mullock, D. Nielsen, M. Nielsen, S. Palmier, R. Peck, J. South, B. Wakelin, A. Waugh, B. Welty, T. Winkler
Structural: Read Jones Christoffersen
Mechanical: Keen Engineering Co. Ltd.
Electrical: Reid Crowther & Partners
Interiors: Busby + Associates Architects, Smart Design Group, Gowling & Gibb Architects
Contractor: Dominion Construction
Costing: James Bush & Associates
Code: Pioneer Consultants
Budget: $13 million
Completion: September 2001
Photographer: Steven Palmier
A new curtain wall “second skin” was applied over the existing concrete wall of the former B.C. Tel switching station.
Detail of curtain wall with horizontal banding of clear and ceramic frit glazing.
Schematic diagrams showing characteristics of the interstitial space during summer and winter day conditions.
A view of the interstitial space between the newly applied curtain wall and the existing concrete wall.