Kelowna, B.C., city council has approved Water Street by the Park, a three-tower development that includes 650 homes, 4181 m2 (45,000 sf) of retail and restaurant space, and what will be the tallest tower in B.C.’s Interior, standing at 133 m (442 ft) once completed.
Construction has started on 1 Square Phillips, set to be the tallest residential tower in Montréal, Qué., when complete. The building will reach a height of 232.5 m (663 ft) (above sea level) and have 61 floors. The tower was designed by Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architects. New York firm Hill West Architects also collaborated on this project.
Scotia Plaza’s 40 King St. W. building in Toronto has earned a Zero Carbon Building – Performance v2 Certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). It is the largest certified Zero Carbon Building in Canada at more than 139,355 m2 (1.5 million sf).