CTBUH Silver Member

Gradient Wind Engineering Inc.

About

Member Since: 2013

Member Offices: Ottawa

Website: http://www.gradientwind.com/

Gradient Wind had its origins in 1996 as a local consulting company in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The company has grown to a staff of over 30 experienced engineers and technologists, supported with company-owned state-of-the-art equipment, model fabrication tools, physical wind tunnels, and computer simulation software.

Through its reputation for reliability and excellence, it has expanded its services to major cities across North America. Gradient Wind has amassed a broad range of experience from small direct-to-client projects to large and multifaceted developments as part of international design teams.

Gradient Wind's focus is service excellence and adding value to its clients’ projects. Gradient Wind is committed to providing clients with exceptional service and practical, innovative solutions, focused on the project objectives.

Fields of Expertise

Engineering, Other; Structural Engineering; Wind Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2013

Member Offices

  • Ottawa

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

One Bloor Street East

257.3 m / 844 ft

2

Tellus Tower 1

237 m / 778 ft

3

ÏCE Condominiums at York Centre 2

234.2 m / 768 ft

4

Telus Sky

225.4 m / 740 ft

5

240 Adelaide West

219 m / 719 ft

6

252 East 57th Street

217.9 m / 715 ft

7

Jersey City Urby

213.5 m / 700 ft

8

L Tower

205 m / 673 ft

9

ÏCE Condominiums at York Centre 1

202.3 m / 664 ft

10

1133 West Georgia

187.8 m / 616 ft

Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

One Bloor

Toronto

291 m

953 ft

2

One Bloor Street East

Toronto

257 m

844 ft

3

Tellus Tower 1

Stockholm

237 m

778 ft

4

ÏCE Condominiums at York Centre 2

Toronto

234 m

768 ft

5

Telus Sky

Calgary

225 m

740 ft

6

240 Adelaide West

Toronto

219 m

719 ft

7

252 East 57th Street

New York City

218 m

715 ft

8

Jersey City Urby

Jersey City

214 m

700 ft

9

L Tower

Toronto

205 m

673 ft

10

ÏCE Condominiums at York Centre 1

Toronto

202 m

664 ft

11

1133 West Georgia

Vancouver

188 m

616 ft

12

Brentwood One

Burnaby

186 m

611 ft

12

Brentwood Two

Burnaby

186 m

611 ft

14

Brentwood Three

Burnaby

182 m

597 ft

15

Tellus Tower 2

Stockholm

177 m

581 ft

16

6000 McKay

Burnaby

172 m

564 ft

17

Maple Leaf Square South Tower

Toronto

171 m

562 ft

18

Tour des Canadiens

Montreal

167 m

548 ft

19

Karma

Toronto

166 m

544 ft

20

ORCA Non-Residential Tower

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

21

ORCA Office Tower

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

22

ORCA Residential Tower 1

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

22

ORCA Residential Tower 2

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

22

ORCA Residential Tower 3

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

25

Hotel Georgia

Vancouver

159 m

520 ft

26

ORCA Residential Tower 4

Toronto

152 m

498 ft

26

ORCA Residential Tower 5

Toronto

152 m

498 ft

26

ORCA Residential Tower 6

Toronto

152 m

498 ft

29

Beyond the Sea Star Tower

Toronto

152 m

497 ft

30

Monde

Toronto

150 m

492 ft

31

West Village Tower 1

Calgary

150 m

492 ft

32

CASA

Toronto

148 m

484 ft

33

315-327 Royal York Road Tower B

Toronto

146 m

480 ft

34

Islington Terrace

Toronto

145 m

476 ft

35

One Park Tower

Mississauga

142 m

466 ft

36

Emerald Park East

Toronto

142 m

465 ft

37

The Melville

Vancouver

141 m

464 ft

38

6080 McKay

Burnaby

141 m

461 ft

39

Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver

Vancouver

140 m

460 ft

40

RBC WaterPark Place

Toronto

140 m

459 ft

41

Bloor Promenade

Toronto

138 m

453 ft

42

Couture

Toronto

137 m

449 ft

43

TELUS Garden Residential Tower

Vancouver

136 m

445 ft

44

The Parker

Toronto

128 m

419 ft

45

Emerald City I

Toronto

126 m

413 ft

46

West Village Tower 2

Calgary

125 m

410 ft

47

Woodward's 43

Vancouver

122 m

401 ft

48

ORCA East Residential Building 1

Toronto

122 m

399 ft

48

ORCA East Residential Building 2

Toronto

122 m

399 ft

50

The Milan Condominium

Toronto

119 m

389 ft

51

Jameson House

Vancouver

119 m

389 ft

52

Centennial Place II

Calgary

118 m

386 ft

53

261‐285 Queen Street East, Building C

Toronto

114 m

375 ft

54

Bloorvista

Toronto

114 m

374 ft

55

Emerald Park West

Toronto

112 m

369 ft

56

The Park Club

Toronto

112 m

367 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 33 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

57

Beyond the Sea South Tower

Toronto

108 m

354 ft

58

Marine Gateway North Residential

Vancouver

107 m

351 ft

59

Avani 1 at Metrogate

Toronto

105 m

345 ft

60

315-327 Royal York Road Tower A

Toronto

104 m

343 ft

61

Beyond the Sea North Tower

Toronto

103 m

339 ft

62

West Village Tower 3

Calgary

100 m

328 ft

63

Emerald City II

Toronto

99 m

326 ft

64

Performance Court

Ottawa

90 m

294 ft

65

261‐285 Queen Street East, Building B

Toronto

88 m

290 ft

66

Marine Gateway South Residential

Vancouver

88 m

289 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

67

Fifth on the Park

Toronto

82 m

269 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

68

Marine Gateway Office

Vancouver

78 m

256 ft

69

1354 Carling Avenue

Ottawa

64 m

209 ft

70

The Colours

Toronto

48 m

157 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 14 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

71

Palliser East

Calgary

- m

- ft

71

Palliser West

Calgary

- m

- ft

73

1376 Carling Avenue Building B

Ottawa

- m

- ft

74

1376 Carling Avenue Building A

Ottawa

- m

- ft

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