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Note: As this project is under construction, the data is based on the most reliable information currently available. This data is thus subject to change until the building has completed and all information can be confirmed and ratified by the CTBUH.

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Height: Architectural 150.3 m / 493 ft
Height: Occupied 144.4 m / 474 ft
Height: To Tip 150.3 m / 493 ft
Floors Above Ground 49
# of Elevators 13
Top Elevator Speed 8 m/s
Tower GFA 60,670 m² / 653,046 ft²
# of Apartments 600
# of Parking Spaces 713


Official Name Vancouver House
Other Names Beach and Howe Street, 1400 Howe
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country Canada
City Vancouver
Street Address & Map 1400 Howe Street
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2011
Construction Start 2016
Completion 2018
Official Website Beach and Howe Street

Companies Involved

Owner Westbank Projects Corporation
Developer Westbank Projects Corporation; Westbank Projects Corporation
Design Bjarke Ingels Group; James KM Cheng Architects
Structural Engineer
Design BuroHappold Engineering
• (not specified) Glotman Simpson Group
MEP Engineer
Design Cobalt Engineering

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