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Contemporary Jameson House, Canada

Completed in 2004 by design studio Foster and Partners. Jameson House is a magnificent contemporary structure in the heart of Vancouver, Canada.

Jameson House is a brand new 35-storey mixed-use tower in central Vancouver and includes the first residential development to be completed by the practice in North America. The project combines the restoration of heritage buildings with new construction: the lower level offices and shops knit with the existing streetscape to reinvigorate the downtown neighbourhood, while the apartments above face dramatic views of the bay and create a new landmark on the skyline.

The design was developed in response to the local climate, seasonal sun paths, prevailing winds, humidity levels, air temperatures and precipitation rates specific to Vancouver. Foster + Partners’ in-house engineering group – formerly PHA Consult – has been involved in the project from the outset, in a fully integrated approach to environmental engineering and architectural design. This has led to innovations such as chilled floors and a mechanised valet parking system, which reduces the number of parking levels and associated excavation, lighting and ventilation requirements. Images courtesy of Nigel Young.

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February 16, 2012 | Property | View comments

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