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Canada

707 Fifth – Calgary

Overview

Project description

Developed by Manulife Real Estate, 707 Fifth will be an elegant and iconic landmark in Calgary’s evolving skyline and a new connection between urban communities. The building will soar 27 stories up in the Calgary skyline and will feature: indoor gardens with 30 feet ceilings, retail stores, fitness centers, 15 pedestrian walkway accesses and more.

SOM Architects were involved in the project to help create an icon with a simple and compelling design which integrates the skyscraper into the structure of the neighbourhood and enhances everything around it.

mageba scope

mageba supplied nine RESTON-POT HP bearings for the pedestrian over-pass of this project. RESTON-POT HP bearings are the new “High Performance” version of the well-proven RESTON-POT bearing. A modern high-grade polyethylene sliding material, ROBO-SLIDE, offers an alternative to PTFE in sliding bearings, with enhanced characteristics including far higher durability than PTFE.

Thanks to the use of improved materials, the increased strength enabled the bearings to be made small enough to suit the main structure’s design.

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Key data

Products:

RESTON-POT HP bearings

Installed:

2017

City:

Calgary

Structure:

Skyscraper

Completion:

2017

Height:

27 stories

Builder:

SuperMetal Inc.

Developed by:

Manulife Real Estate

Architect:

SOM