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Perkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for Vancouver

09:00 - 9 May, 2019
Perkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for Vancouver, Canada Earth Tower. Image Courtesy of Perkins + Will / Delta Land Development
Canada Earth Tower. Image Courtesy of Perkins + Will / Delta Land Development

Perkins + Will have revealed a new design for the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper in Vancouver. Called Canada Earth Tower, the mass timber project is designed along the city’s Central Broadway corridor. Bruce Langereis, president of Delta Land Development, unveiled the company’s proposal to transform a 1.3-acre lot at 1745 West 8th Avenue with a project that could rise up to 40 floors. Canada Earth Tower aims to become a new precedent and benchmark for green building construction.

Canada Earth Tower. Image Courtesy of Perkins + Will / Delta Land Development Canada Earth Tower. Image Courtesy of Perkins + Will / Delta Land Development Canada Earth Tower. Image Courtesy of Perkins + Will / Delta Land Development Canada Earth Tower. Image Courtesy of Perkins + Will / Delta Land Development + 7

Nouveau Centre Culturel de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce / Chevalier Morales Architectes & Busby Perkins + Will

20:00 - 12 October, 2010
Courtesy of Chevalier Morales Architectes
Courtesy of Chevalier Morales Architectes

Montréal-based Chevalier Morales Architectes shared with us their finalist proposal along with Busby Perkins + Will for the Nouveau Centre Culturel de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Competition. See more images and architect’s description after the break.