26 October 2015

It’s Not About the Skyline, It’s About the Base Condition

Terri Boake, University of Waterloo

The rapid densification of cities is a fairly recent phenomenon and seems in many cases to be progressing without regard to important already established urban...

01 September 2013

Case Study: The Bow, Calgary

James Barnes, Foster + Partners; Jonathan Hendricks, Yolles

The Bow is the latest and most ambitious high-rise development in the Canadian city of Calgary. The client’s aim was to create a world-class building...

01 December 2012

Canada Grows Taller

CTBUH Research

Twenty-six buildings taller than 150 meters have been built in Canada since 2005 and it added four buildings taller than 200 meters in 2012, the...

05 March 2008

The Bow: Unique Diagrid Structural System for a Sustainable Tall Building

Barry Charnish & Terry McDonnell, Halcrow Yolles

The Bow features a distinctive design that not only caters to occupants and surrounding residents, but also reduces energy consumption compared to a conventional tower.