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Oi Kwan Place

Calgary, AB

Contract Value:

$22.5 million

Prime Consultant:

Marshall Tittemore Architects

Project Owner:

Oi Kwan Developments Ltd.

Contract Format:

Stipulated Price

Completion Date:

June 2012

Contract Duration:

22 months

Located in the downtown core and hemmed in by multi-storey buildings on both sides, Oi Kwan Place comprised: the demolition of a church (except its historic façade); the refurbishment of the adjacent 11-storey residential building; and the construction of a new 17-storey residential building on the 12-metre-wide lot where the original church once stood. The preserved façade of the church is attached to the new residential tower and the building includes a new church on the upper main floor. The new 17-storey tower connects to the 11-storey renovated building with a zero property line on all sides, and the buildings have 11 shared elevator lobbies, which was a first in Calgary.

Both residential buildings are designed for retirement living. The scope of work also included paved parking, and various site works and landscaping.

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