Landmark on Robson – New Development

landmark on robson

Landmark on Robson – New Development by ASNA Robson Landmark Holdings Ltd.

1400 Robson St. Vancouver, BC

At the center point of Vancouver’s downtown core is the emergence of Landmark on Robson, a new development coming to Vancouver’s West End in 2023. With a sophisticated aesthetic and beautifully designed interiors, Landmark is eagerly anticipated by the local and international elite. Situated in one of Vancouver’s most desirable neighbourhoods, the high rise showcases a total of 32 floors and 237 units. With 1 to 3-bedroom apartments, there will be something available for everyone.

Location – Robson

Known as the heart of downtown Vancouver, Robson Street is one of the premier addresses in the city.

Landmark on Robson -new development
Landmark on Robson

Luxury Residences

Designed by international award-winning interior designer Ikebuchi, Landmark on Robson showcases the sweet spot of luxury and functionality fit for living in comfort and style.

Landmark on Robson -new development
Landmark on Robson

Interiors

Each Landmark suite displays elaborate custom wood surround, integrated cove lighting, custom closets with detailed fixtures, and extreme attention to detail. Bathrooms come in various custom tones including a light fluorescent grey, and a dark opulent grey. Landmark kitchens by Minotti Cucine feature an artistic design based on minimalism and essentialism. Kitchen appliances are by Gaggenau, the world’s leading brand of high-performance, professional-grade cooking technology. Featuring sleek surfaces, rich minerals, and cutting-edge systems, Landmark’s kitchens are simply spectacular.

Landmark on Robson -new development
Landmark on Robson 

Sky Terraces

Landmark on Robson showcases terraces that surround the entirety of the building. These terraces feature floor to ceiling glass, integrated operable windows with ambient lighting, and wood-like finishes that create an indoor to outdoor flow.

Landmark on Robson -new development
Landmark on Robson

Amenities

The Landmark development features 18,000 SF of private space, custom designed for its residence.  Amenities include 24-hour concierge and security service, a fitness and yoga facility, sauna, ozone pool with tanning space, couture salon, private dining room, indoor pool and lounge.

Landmark on Robson -new development - ozone pool
Landmark on Robson

Lifestyle Concierge Services

Landmark on Robson features exclusive lifestyle concierge services unique to the building that offer tailored services to each resident. From chauffeured cars, dog-walking services, personal trainers, or visit from a private make-up artist, the lifestyle concierge has you covered. It is truly a feature you cannot get anywhere else in the city.

Landmark on Robson -new development
Landmark on Robson

The typical home price range from approximately $2500 -$3000 per square foot for the first tower. Prices for the second tower- to be released next year will be higher.  Sales for available units range from $1,471,000 for a one bedroom to over $20,000,000 for the 3 bedroom penthouses.    For private purchase appointments please contact me at 604 612 6392

Landmark on Robson

Project Address: 1400 Robson St., Vancouver

Project Scope: At total of 237 suites in two concrete highrise towers with views of Coal Harbour, the North Shore Mountains, English Bay, Stanley Park and the city skyline.

Developer: ASNA Robson Landmark Holdings Ltd.

Architects: PDP London and MCM

Interior Design: Atelier Ikebuchi

Occupancy: spring 2023

 

 

 

Terrace House Development

Terrace House - model

Terrace House Development by Portliving

Award-winning real estate developer, PortLiving, and world-renowned Japanese architect, Shigeru Ban, are collaborating to develop one of the last available properties in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour neighbourhood. Terrace House will be Ban’s first development project in Canada and is slated to become the world’s tallest hybrid timber building.

Designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban, Terrace House represents the best in design, exclusivity and luxury urban living. Offering cutting edge design and material use, Terrace House will set a new precedent for architecture and innovation not only in Vancouver, but around the world.

The project consists of 20 private homes carefully assembled within an architectural masterpiece – a magnificent icon set in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, adjacent to the landmark-listed Evergreen Building, designed by the late Arther Erickson.

The design of the ‘Terrace House’ pays tribute to its neighbour, adopting many of the architectural cues of the Evergreen.  Visually, the terraces on the ‘evergreen building’ continue almost seamlessly across ‘terrace house’ on every level, while triangular shapes, natural materials, and greenery have been used throughout both schemes. ‘Shigeru ban has tremendous respect for Arthur Erickson’s work,’ said Dean Maltz, managing partner at Shigeru Ban Architects Americas. ‘it was the opportunity to design a building next to one of Erickson’s masterpieces that initially drew him to this innovative project.’

Terrace House Development adjacent to the Evergreen Building
Adjacent to the Evergreen Building

According to the design description, “meticulously engineered timber” will be used to create the building’s latticework frame, which will be interspersed with an abundance of greenery rising up from the ground floor. The proposed design will create not only the world’s largest timber hybrid structure, but will be a luminous icon for Vancouver’s growing cityscape

The project boasts an  impressive lineup of professionals working on this project – Shigeru Ban, mastercraftsman Hermann Blumer, landscape architect Cornelia Oberlande

According to the developers, the primary goal of the project is to make a statement of intent concerning vancouver’s commitment to sustainable design and advanced timber engineering and construction.

 ‘we have brought together the best of the best — a team of true experts in creative collaboration, working together for the first time ever on a single project. the result is truly a once-in-a-lifetime project setting new standards in design and construction’

“We are honoured to be working with Shigeru Ban and his team to bring a visionary design and new landmark to the City of Vancouver,” said Macario (Tobi) Reyes, founder and CEO of PortLiving. “We are extremely excited by Shigeru Ban’s decision to bring his craft to the Pacific Northwest, where we expect he will be embraced for his environmentally-sustainable approach, creative integration of outdoor living, and his leadership in innovation.”

Terrace House Development

Terrace House Development
Terrace House Development

Wood structural engineer Hermann Blumer, a long time collaborator of Ban, is also involved in the project. ‘every detail has been considered right down to the specific foliage on the terraces,’ says Macario Reyes, Founder and CEO of Portliving. ‘it only made sense to bring on Cornelia Oberlander to continue her vision and create continuity between the evergreen building by Arthur Erickson and terrace house by Shigeru Ban.’

The first 12 floors of Terrace House will be constructed of concrete and steel, expressed as an architectural finish to Erickson’s iconic work. Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, the original landscape architect for the Evergreen Building, will help ensure harmony between the two buildings. The upper portion of Terrace House will be a distinct, triangular, glass-clad mass timber structure utilizing local timber.

Terrace House Development by PortLiving
Terrace House Development

The project consists of a number of 2 bedroom units and three bedroom suites on the lower floors, as you ascend the tower there are only 2 suites per floor and higher up – single floor units crowned with the top 4 level penthouse.  The project is fifty per cent sold with the majority of the two bedrooms taken. There are still a number of full floor opportunities s along with three bedroom units.

The ground floor will have a public space with likely an Art gallery or  Japanese restaurant. The main residents’ entrance will be on the north side and include  full-service amenities: concierge, gym , yoga room, spa and event centre.

Development Highlights

  • Designed by 2014 Pritzker Prize laureate, Shigeru Ban, Terrace House will be the tallest mixed-use hybrid timber/concrete structure in the world.  Terrace House is Shigeru Ban’s tallest residential structure to date and his first project in Canada.
  • A collection of urban homes that are uncompromisingly spacious offering Miele appliances, select Shigeru Ban-designed hardware, custom millwork, the highest average ceiling heights in Vancouver, sustainability features throughout, and the latest in technology ensuring the utmost in comfort, livability and security.
  • Owners will enjoy a seamless indoor/outdoor experience through living spaces that flow onto expansive terraces, complementing a range of beautiful views across the city, harbour, and beyond.
  • Nestled within the secluded enclave of Coal Harbour, owners within Terrace House will enjoy convenient access to the best the city has to offer from the outdoors to shopping, to arts and global gastronomy.
  • A leading concierge service with boutique amenities will ensure an unparalleled lifestyle.

 

Developer: PortLiving
Design architect: Shigeru Ban Architects
Local architect: Francl Architects
Structural engineer: Read Jones Christofferson
Timber design engineer: Création Holz
Timber consultant: Equilibrium Consulting
Landscape architect: Cornelia Oberlander
Landscape architect: Enns Gauthier
Facade consultant: Front
Fire engineers and certified professional: GHL Consultants

Terrace House Development Pricing

The typical home price will range from approximately $2000 -$2500 per square foot. Sales for available units range from $3,300,000 to over $10,000,000.      For private purchase appointments please contact me at 604 612 6392

ALBERNI by Kengo Kuma

ALBERNI by Kengo Kuma.

A uniquely shaped residential tower at 1550 Alberni designed by Kengo Kuma, a renowned Japanese architect, will be a new landmark in Vancouver when completed in 2021. Unlike any other classic Japanese shaped residential tower, this masterpiece is a world-class modern building with a visionary conception and intricate design details. The design was inspired by nature and shaped by the environment while respecting the Japanese spatial traditions. In particular the emphasis was set on the atmosphere rather than the object in order to create a serene visceral experience. The urban strategy aims to improve the city and its relation to nature. Developed by Westbank & Peterson Group this tower in Downtown’s Coal Harbour will visibly excite people from around the world.

1550 Alberni

Inspired by the environment, the organic shape of this challenging 43-storey tower was designed with special curved concrete in combination with diagonally symmetrical deductions to counterbalance the hanging volume above. The façade will be finished with a curtain wall clad in anodised aluminium. Architecturally, it creates a reflection effect of the sky, natural light and other buildings, a facade that disappears and reappears like clouds.

Two remarkable scoops carve the tower to form deep balconies furnished in wood. The recessed form of the building respects and optimizes neighbouring views. A concept of ‘carved deductions’ not only optimizes the views but also strengthens the relationship to the street, to its urban and geographic context. All 188 residents will have the feeling of being close to the ground and nature. While the story that lies behind these deductions is that it creates a symbolic entryway to the building and to downtown Vancouver with views along the street.

Coal Harbour Sub Penthouse

Kuma’s inspiration by nature is clearly reflected by the ground floor of the building, a Japanese moss garden under arching structures surrounding an amphitheatre shaped form. This ground level green space defines the entrance of the building and is a public amenity that connects nature with street-life. It can be used for various activities such as concerts, small parties or to enjoy a pause in the middle of the city.

Pool

Above this amphitheatre awaits a swimming pool: a strikingly layered wood standalone wall resembling the childhood game of pick-up sticks inside the concave space’s pool area will be landscaped with a Japanese moss garden.

Curved base

Kengo Kuma is an architect who values traditional Japanese wooden constructions and craftsmanship with a modern twist. His ample use of wood creates intimacy and warmth responds to the abundance of nature in Vancouver being close to Stanley Park. In fact wood disappeared from the city in the 20th century so Kuma wanted to revive the feeling of living with wood and the warmth of wood. However the tower rises at 135 meters (436 ft.), the ground level wooden timber constructions should give people a sense of craftsmanship. As such, it is a major emblematic element in Kengo Kuma’s architectural design and it is also frequently used in his previous works.
The mixed-use development features a wine tasting room, art gallery, music room, double-storey fitness centre, retail space and a unique Waketokuyama Japanese Restaurant. For the first time this restaurant will be based outside Japan. The Tokyo restaurant has two Michelin stars and is considered to be one of the best Kaiseiki restaurants in Japan. Furthermore this elegant project features six levels of underground parking resulting in 271 vehicles spots, 49 electric vehicle charging stations and 248 bicycle stalls .

Kengo Kuma Architects and Associates also took care of the interior design for the luxurious residential units in this building. All the units are finished using natural materials, craftsmanship and thoughtful detail such as the organic shape in the units, floor-to-ceiling glazing and open patios. The penthouse unit will have a terrace and swimming pool with magnificent views of English Bay. Some units will feature a Japanese soaking tub on the balcony, also known as a Furo used in a Japanese tea ceremony. By bringing together the Eastern and Western culture this unique project is a sort of cultural exchange. The city itself is multicultural so the details and materials coming from Japan and Asia are chosen carefully to match this cultural exchange. Using materials from other cultures can stimulate the city. 1150 Alberni is an overall experience defined by interwoven layers of textures and themes. The project clearly is prime contemporary real estate with a tribute to the Japanese culture.

Pricing

The typical home price will be approximately $2000 per square foot. Sales for available units range in price from $1,158,900 to over $19,989,900. The development has a total of 188 units. Private purchase appointments will be scheduled beginning early March at the “Teahouse by Kengo Kuma” sales centre. For further interest please contact me at 604 612 6392