TELUS Sky - Seven Reasons Why
TELUS Sky - Seven Reasons Why from westbankcorp on Vimeo.
About The Team
Team TELUS Sky is a partnership between Westbank, Allied Properties REIT and TELUS. A tenant benefits from the uncompromised expertise in development, construction, building management and technology provided by each of these firms. Westbank is the country’s leading developer of large‐scale mixed‐use projects and is the builder and operator of the country’s finest hotels. Allied is Canada’s leading owner and operator of progressive urban office environments. TELUS is a national leader in telecommunications and technology ensuring TELUS Sky is the most connected building in Calgary.
Established in 1992, with over $25 billion of projects completed and under development, Westbank is active across Canada and expanding into the United States with luxury residential, rental apartments, affordable housing, office, retail, and hotels. The main focus of Westbank’s practice is on large mixed-use projects with a strong emphasis on sustainability. Other projects include Shangri-la Vancouver, TELUS Garden, Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver House and the Woodward’s Redevelopment project.
TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $11 billion of annual revenue and 13.2 million customer connections, including 7.7 million wireless subscribers, 3.4 million wireline network access lines, 1.4 million Internet subscribers and 712,000 TELUS TV customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.
ALLIED PROPERTIES REIT
Allied Properties REIT is a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments that enrich experience and enhance profitability for business tenants operating in Canada’s major cities. Its objectives are to provide stable and growing cash distributions to unitholders and to maximize unitholder value through effective management and accretive portfolio growth.
Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG)
With offices in Copenhagen and New York, BIG is a group of architects, designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. BIG’s architecture emerges out of a careful analysis of how contemporary life constantly evolves and changes. TELUS Sky’s lead designer is BIG Founding Partner, the internationally renowned Bjarke Ingels – named ‘Innovator of the Year’ for architecture by the Wall Street Journal in 2011.
Bjarke Ingels' Documentary, BIG TIME
Link for a feature episode on Netflix's "Abstract" showcasing Bjarke Ingels, TELUS Sky Architect: from BIG.