Terri Meyer Boake BES BArch MArch LEED AP
Associate Professor :: Associate Director :: School of Architecture :: University of Waterloo

Telus Centre
University of Alberta

Kasian Kennedy Architects

Edmonton, Alberta

Project Information:

Architect: Kasian Kennedy Architects

Project Images:

Exterior view.
Central atrium space, with pedestrian bridges crossing over.

View to the end condition.
View up the steel columns that are comprised of 3 square HSS tubular members.

View up to the bridge that crosses over the central space.
View along the side wall of the atrium at the separation of the steel framing from the wall and curtain wall beside.
Looking across a pedestrian bridge.
The round HSS pipe handrail is supported by cut steelplates to which the structural glass barrier is attached.
Horizontal HSS members (straight) provide the attachment points for the curtain wall (curved).
Detail at the edge condition at the curtain wall.
The base of the triple HSS column is detailed with steel plates, both vertically and to form a shelf above the base.
A view from the business centre to the atrium.
The underside of roof is bowed through the use of a bow truss..
Tension connection of the bow truss to the adjacent supporting columns.
The fire protection system runs parallel to the HSS pipe that forms the bottom chord connecting the bow trusses.
Curved pedestrian bridge.
A view up the end condition at the apex of the room.
Base detail at apex - only 2 HSS sections form this column.

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Updated April 14, 2006