Friday, July 26, 2013

Saturday Snapshot


 

Saturday Snapshots is hosted by West Metro Mommy

July 2013 - Calgary Alberta



The Bow is a 158,000-square-metre (1.7 million sq ft) office building for the headquarters of EnCana Corporation and Cenovus Energy, in downtown CalgaryAlberta. The building is currently the tallest office tower in Calgary, and tallest in Canada outside Toronto. The Bow is also considered the start of redevelopment in Calgary's Downtown East Village. It was completed in 2012 and was ranked among the top 10 architectural projects of 2012 according to Azure Magazine.


A 12-meter sculpture, created by Barcelona-based designer Jaume Plensa, Wonderland is a bent-wire portrait of a young girl's head.






7 comments:

  1. Yes, The Bow and the sculpture 'Wonderland' in front of it are the marvels of our city. Thanks for featuring these amazing photos on your blog. ;)

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  2. I do like the sculpture of the head. My first thought is how on earth would you make something like that.

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  3. Gorgeous building!! Love all your photos!

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  4. I love the shape of the building. It reminds me a little of the 'Gherkin' in London.
    I'm curious about the entrance though...is the building home to a Native American company or on land of significant cultural heritage?

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  5. What great photos...love the Teepee and that head.

    Wow....THANKS for sharing.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Saturday Snapshot

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  6. That is a really interesting building...thanks for sharing!

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  7. Cool photos. I haven't been to Calgary in a very long time (decades), nice to see an update.

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