Nexen Building, Calgary

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Nexen Building
Nexen building1.jpg
Nexen Building south and east facade
General information
Type Office
Location Calgary
Canada
Coordinates 51°02′47″N 114°04′46″W / 51.04639°N 114.07944°W / 51.04639; -114.07944Coordinates: 51°02′47″N 114°04′46″W / 51.04639°N 114.07944°W / 51.04639; -114.07944
Completed 1982
Height
Roof 152 m (499 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 37
Design and construction
Architect CPV Group Architects and Engineers
Main contractor CANA Construction Company

The Nexen Building is a high rise office building in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

It is a 37-storey skyscraper, with a height of 152 m (499 ft).[1] The commissioner and main tenant of the building is the Canadian energy company Nexen.

It was designed by CPV Group Architects and Engineers Ltd and built by CANA Construction Company Limited. The late modernist building was completed in 1982.

The Nexen Building (formerly the Nova Corporation headquarters building) employs a composite stub-girder steel frame floor system,[2] originally developed in part by Joseph Colaco.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Emporis. Nexen Building
  2. ^ Stringer, David C. "Staggered Truss and Stub Girder Framing Systems in Western Canada." Technical paper published by the Canadian Steel Construction Council. 1982. Retrieved on January 20, 2009.
  3. ^ Colaco, Joseph P. "A Stub-Girder System for High-Rise Buildings." Technical paper presented at the AISC National Engineering Conference, New York. May 1972. Retrieved on January 20, 2009.