FIRST CANADIAN PLACE
Toronto, Canada
RETROFIT
ORIGINAL
By Danielle Scott
By Danielle Scott / http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0
Moed de Armas & Shannon
Doyle Partners, B+H Architects
2011
Office
978 ft298 m
72
2,700,105 ft2250,848 m2
Selective Replacement
  • Curtainwall
  • LEED Gold

OTHER SYSTEMS INCLUDED IN THE RETROFIT

EXTENT OF THE FACADE INTERVENTION
  • Opaque infill panels were replaced / modified

DESCRIPTION
First Canadian Place is a commercial office building located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The building was originally constructed in 1975 using a tubular steel structural system. In 2011 the building underwent a whole facade retrofit that involved the replacement of the tower's 45,000 marble panels with new glass panels. The retrofit plan integrated upgrades to the building's mechanical, electrical, and lighting systems.
OWNER


DEVELOPER


DESIGN ARCHITECT
Edward Durell Stone’s office and Bregman + Hamann Architects.


EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT


ENGINEER


CONSTRUCTION MANAGER


GENERAL CONTRACTOR


FACADE CONSULTANT


FACADE CONTRACTOR


OTHER CONSULTANT/CONTRIBUTOR
1975
978 ft298 m
72
2,700,105 ft2250,848 m2


ORIGINAL FACADE DESIGN


DESCRIPTION
First Canadian Place is a commercial office building located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The building was originally constructed in 1975 using a tubular steel structural system. In 2011 the building underwent a whole facade retrofit that involved the replacement of the tower's 45,000 marble panels with new glass panels. The retrofit plan integrated upgrades to the building's mechanical, electrical, and lighting systems.
SOURCES
  1. Photo by Danielle Scott
  2. Skyscraper Center
  3. Wikipedia Cladding http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Canadian_Place#Cladding
  4. Brookfield Properties
  5. Urban Toronto
  6. Moed de Armas & Shannon