HomeDiagramsDatabaseMapsForumSkyscraper Posters
     

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Global Projects & Construction > Highrise Construction

    The Pearl in the SkyscraperPage Database

Building Data Page   • Edmonton Skyscraper Diagram
            
View Full Map

Reply

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
     
     
  #1  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:02 AM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
EDMONTON | The Pearl | 35 FLOORS

Excavation for the new 35 floor residential tower called 'The Pearl" has been progressing through the summer. Over the last week or two preparations for the foundation appear to have begun. I watched as a rebar cage was assebled in a roughly 10 foot deep square within the excavated area. The base of what appears to be either for a crane or concrete pump was placed with its footings in the rebar and concrete then poared. I have a few photos from my phone camera and will post once I figure out how.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:16 AM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
Photo from Sept 30 2010

Last edited by edmontonskyline; Oct 1, 2010 at 6:18 AM. Reason: Photo doesn't appear in post
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #3  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:23 AM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
Hmm

Well, I opened a PBase account and uploaded my photos to PBase and then posted the link on this thread. All That shows is a box with an X. Sorry for the newbe question but can anyone help?
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #4  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:24 AM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #5  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:26 AM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #6  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:36 AM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
Render from Architect: Brinsmead Kennedy Architecture

Reply With Quote
     
     
  #7  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:00 PM
Coldrsx's Avatar
Coldrsx Coldrsx is offline
Community Guy
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 40,015
Better pictures





__________________
"The destructive effects of automobiles are much less a cause than a symptom of our incompetence at city building" - Jane Jacobs 1961ish

Wake me up when I can see skyscrapers
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #8  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:06 PM
edmontonskyline's Avatar
edmontonskyline edmontonskyline is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 31
Thanks

Thanks. All that I could find was a thumbnail photo. It is great to have good quality renders on the first page so that pople can see what is to come.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #9  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:38 PM
SHOFEAR's Avatar
SHOFEAR SHOFEAR is offline
DRINK
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: City Of Champions
Posts: 7,144
I've never noticed the copper roof element before. this one might be a game changer.
__________________
Lana. Lana. Lana? LANA! Danger Zone
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #10  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:40 PM
Calgarian's Avatar
Calgarian Calgarian is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Calgary, AB
Posts: 19,206
Where is the project? it's the West end of DT correct?
__________________
Git'er done!
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #11  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:44 PM
Coldrsx's Avatar
Coldrsx Coldrsx is offline
Community Guy
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 40,015
^yup... 120st/121st and Jasper.

If i recall it will be around 110-113m.
__________________
"The destructive effects of automobiles are much less a cause than a symptom of our incompetence at city building" - Jane Jacobs 1961ish

Wake me up when I can see skyscrapers
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #12  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:45 PM
Coldrsx's Avatar
Coldrsx Coldrsx is offline
Community Guy
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 40,015
Quote:
Originally Posted by SHOFEAR View Post
I've never noticed the copper roof element before. this one might be a game changer.
That would likely be an aluminum panel that is painted... but real copper would be pretty cool.
__________________
"The destructive effects of automobiles are much less a cause than a symptom of our incompetence at city building" - Jane Jacobs 1961ish

Wake me up when I can see skyscrapers
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #13  
Old Posted Oct 1, 2010, 3:53 PM
Coldrsx's Avatar
Coldrsx Coldrsx is offline
Community Guy
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 40,015
old shot from 2001 so a lot of new towers are missing, but this tower is about 3/4 of the way 'down from the top' the skyline

__________________
"The destructive effects of automobiles are much less a cause than a symptom of our incompetence at city building" - Jane Jacobs 1961ish

Wake me up when I can see skyscrapers
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #14  
Old Posted Oct 2, 2010, 2:43 AM
craner's Avatar
craner craner is offline
Go Tall or Go Home
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Calgary
Posts: 3,036
Looks like a great location right on the ridge - nice height too.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #15  
Old Posted Oct 2, 2010, 5:21 AM
bob1954 bob1954 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 870
Nice residential tower! Now if Calgary can get a few like this. 43 stories, nice height!
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #16  
Old Posted Oct 2, 2010, 6:10 AM
shakman's Avatar
shakman shakman is offline
Chairman
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 2,193
A very nice addition to Edmonton.
__________________
FREE Solar Panels:

www.viridian.com/sbelectric
www.viridianpresentation.info
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #17  
Old Posted Oct 4, 2010, 3:41 AM
Surrealplaces's Avatar
Surrealplaces Surrealplaces is offline
Editor
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Cowtropolis
Posts: 17,155
Looks pretty good. I'm not a big fan of tacked on balconies, but for the most part it looks to be a decent tower.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #18  
Old Posted Oct 4, 2010, 3:45 AM
brenGT2's Avatar
brenGT2 brenGT2 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 226
The crane is now fully up. It's taller than I was expecting it to be and amazingly prominent from the south side of the river, especially the Groat bridge.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #19  
Old Posted Oct 4, 2010, 5:23 AM
Coldrsx's Avatar
Coldrsx Coldrsx is offline
Community Guy
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 40,015
^I saw it on my way back from Riverbend tonight.
__________________
"The destructive effects of automobiles are much less a cause than a symptom of our incompetence at city building" - Jane Jacobs 1961ish

Wake me up when I can see skyscrapers
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #20  
Old Posted Oct 4, 2010, 5:36 AM
Coldrsx's Avatar
Coldrsx Coldrsx is offline
Community Guy
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 40,015
From 'spill' at C2E

__________________
"The destructive effects of automobiles are much less a cause than a symptom of our incompetence at city building" - Jane Jacobs 1961ish

Wake me up when I can see skyscrapers
Reply With Quote
     
     
This discussion thread continues

Use the page links to the lower-right to go to the next page for additional posts
 
 
Reply

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Global Projects & Construction > Highrise Construction
Forum Jump


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 9:13 AM.

     

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.