Vancouver Facts

150m+ Buildings 4 Completed2 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Shangri-La Vancouver (201 m)
Global Ranking #125 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #24 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #4 in Canada by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Shangri-La Vancouver (2009)
Average Building Age 4 years
Most Common Function Residential, 50%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Shangri-La Vancouver 2009 201 m
2   Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver 2016 188 m
3   One Burrard Place 2020 168 m
4   TELUS Garden Residential Tower 2016 167 m
5   Hotel Georgia 2012 158 m
6   Vancouver House 2018 150 m
7   One Wall Centre 2001 150 m
8   Shaw Tower 2004 149 m
9   Harbour Centre 1977 147 m
10   MNP Tower 2015 143 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   First Baptist Church Residential Tower - 170 m
2   1133 Melville Street - 160 m
3   1500 West Georgia - 152 m
4   1550 Alberni Street - 135 m
5   Burrard Gateway Tower 2 - 122 m
6   The Exchange 2017 114 m
7   8X Tower - 98 m
8   The Arc - 88 m
9   1575 West Georgia Street 2019 81 m
10   Terrace House - 71 m
1   Shangri-La Vancouver 2009 201 m
2   Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver 2016 188 m
3   First Baptist Church Residential Tower - 170 m
4   One Burrard Place 2020 168 m
5   TELUS Garden Residential Tower 2016 167 m
6   1133 Melville Street - 160 m
7   Hotel Georgia 2012 158 m
8   1500 West Georgia - 152 m
9   Vancouver House 2018 150 m
10   One Wall Centre 2001 150 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH UH/UD 2017 Global Walking Tour
14 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Event Invite

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH 'UH'PDATE October 2016
4 Oct 2016 – CTBUH News

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Vancouver

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH has produced its latest Tall Buildings in Numbers research study, entitled "Tall Timber: A Global Audit."
CTBUH 'UH'PDATE October 2016
4 Oct 2016, Toronto – CTBUH News
The fourth issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE provides information on some of the early events and studies of the Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee.
Global Twilight Walking Tours
25 Aug 2016, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH UH/UD Committee organized its third annual Global Walking Tours in 13 cities around the world, examining public spaces in a twilight setting.
Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH has released a study that looks at the recent proliferation of twisting towers creating a new generation of iconic buildings throughout the world.
Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.
CTBUH ’UH’PDATE April 2015
28 Apr 2015, Toronto – CTBUH News
The third issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE 2015 goes over the Parramatta analysis plan, abstracts for CTBUH New York Conference and the committee member's involvement around the world.
CTBUH ’UH’PDATE February 2015
26 Feb 2015, Toronto – CTBUH News
The second issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE goes over the success of the 7 Cities Winter Walking Tours and welcoming 5 new committee members.
Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour
29 Jan 2015 – Tour Report
The new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities around the world.
CTBUH Research: Canada Grows Taller
Dec 2012 – 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 most ever in a single year.

Global News

Forgotten Space Beneath Tower-Adjacent Bridge Transformed into Public Showcase
18 Feb 2014 – The development space under Granville Street…

Burrard Gateway Tower Approved
20 Dec 2013 – The Vancouver City Council has approved a rezoning…

BIG's Twisting Canadian Tower Unanimously Approved
28 Oct 2013 – Vancouver City Council has unanimously approved an…

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Forgotten Space Beneath Tower-Adjacent Bridge Transformed into Public Showcase
18 Feb 2014
The development space under Granville Street Bridge, which includes the 150-meter Beach and Howe Street Tower, is to be brought to life as a vibrant public space that…
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Burrard Gateway Tower Approved
20 Dec 2013
The Vancouver City Council has approved a rezoning application that will permit the construction of a mixed-use, multi-tower complex at Burrard and Drake streets, the…
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BIG's Twisting Canadian Tower Unanimously Approved
28 Oct 2013
Vancouver City Council has unanimously approved an iconic, twisting tower for the corner of Beach and Howe streets. The 52-story Beach and Howe Street tower development…
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Vancouver's Future Tallest to Rise in Delta
7 Oct 2013
Blexo Developments has unveiled what will become Vancouver, British Columbia's tallest residential tower. Located in Delta, a district municipality that is part of…
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Trump Tower Touts Luxury Transport to Tempt Tenants
24 Sep 2013
Hotel guests and condominium owners in the upcoming Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver will travel in style. The developers of the $360 million project have…
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Trump Announces Vancouver Tower
20 Jun 2013
Billionaire business tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump is lending his brand to a new Vancouver project, developed by Holborn. The real estate magnate announced the…

Videos

Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award: Wind Engineering the World’s Tallest
6 Nov 2014 – Dr. Peter Irwin, RWDI Consulting Engineers

Research Papers

Engineering Without Engines
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City

Context, Climate, Culture – Investigating Place in Tall Building Design
26 Oct 2015 – Context, Climate, Culture – Investigating Place in Tall Building Design

Building Tall with Timber
Sep 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue III

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Engineering Without Engines
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Bjarke Ingels, Bjarke Ingels Group
With the rise of technological solutions, the practice of architecture is often divorced from the cultural, social, and environmental contexts where we build. Buildings…
Context, Climate, Culture – Investigating Place in Tall Building Design
26 Oct 2015 – Context, Climate, Culture – Investigating Place in Tall Building Design; Robert Goodwin, Perkins + Will
Should a tower in Moscow look like one in Dubai? Once one entered a city and marveled at the unique magic of its architecture – the pastel classicism of St. Petersburg;…
Building Tall with Timber
Sep 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue III; Michael Green, Michael Green Architecture
CTBUH Editor Dan Safarik interviews Michael Green about the critical role wood will play as a practical and sustainable building material.
Tall Buildings in Numbers: Canada Grows Taller
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue IV; 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 most ever in a single…
One of the Architecture World’s Fast Rising Stars has BIG Plans for Designing Tall Buildings
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue IV; Bjarke Ingels, Bjarke Ingels Group
OMA alumnus Bjarke Ingels has made a name for his Bjarke Ingels Group with innovative, paradigm-busting projects that blend nature and functionality with new twists on…

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