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As an innovative leader in the use of building information modelling (BIM), their expertise in the integrated use of this leading edge process helps clients enhance their competitive advantage.

RJC was honored with a 2011 Regional Finalist Award in Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies program – the country’s leading business awards program. Being distinguished as ‘best managed’ is symbolic of RJC’s continued success.

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RJC Engineers Connected Global News

Energy Efficient Office Tower to Join Toronto’s Skyline

Energy Efficient Office Tower to Join Toronto’s Skyline

18 Jun 2018, Toronto – Construction is expected to begin in 2019 on a 240-meter-tall office tower in Toronto’s…

Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto

Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto

1 Mar 2018, Toronto – A developer has announced plans for a 60-story office tower to be built in Downtown…

Vancouver’s Terrace House Receives Permit to Begin Construction

Vancouver’s Terrace House Receives Permit to Begin Construction

8 Jan 2018, Vancouver – Terrace House in Vancouver, reportedly set to become the tallest hybrid timber tower…

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Energy Efficient Office Tower to Join Toronto’s Skyline
18 Jun 2018 – Toronto, Canada
Construction is expected to begin in 2019 on a 240-meter-tall office tower in Toronto’s downtown area. The high-rise will feature 11,484 square meters of office space and…
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Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto
1 Mar 2018 – Toronto, Canada
A developer has announced plans for a 60-story office tower to be built in Downtown Toronto’s quickly transforming South Core. Branded The Hub, the building will contain…
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Vancouver’s Terrace House Receives Permit to Begin Construction
8 Jan 2018 – Vancouver, Canada
Terrace House in Vancouver, reportedly set to become the tallest hybrid timber tower in North America once complete, has received its building permit and can begin…
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Vancouver’s Timber Terrace House Approved for Construction
20 Dec 2017 – Vancouver, Canada
Terrace House has received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. This makes Terrace House the tallest hybrid…
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New Supertall Appears Before Toronto's Design Review Panel
20 Oct 2017 – Toronto, Canada
In a busy month for the Toronto development community, the 343.9-meter YSL Residences has appeared before the city's design review panel. The tower is one of three new…
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Canada's First Supertall Building is Under Construction in Toronto
6 Oct 2017 – Toronto, Canada
The One tower, set to rise to 306 meters, is officially under construction. Achieving more than 300 meters’ height would place the building in the “supertall” category as…
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New Images and Model of The One Debut at “Toronto of the Future” Exhibit
5 Jul 2017 – Toronto, Canada
Fully up-to-date renderings of The One, along with a new scale model of the approved design, have debuted at "Toronto of the Future" at Metro Hall following ratification…
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New Details Emerge on Vancouver’s Upcoming Terrace House
6 Jun 2017 – Vancouver, Canada
New images have emerged of Terrace House, which boasts a pioneering hybrid structure of wood, concrete, and steel, once built. Rising 71 meters, the tower is set to be a…
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Toronto Tower Evolves After Pre-Application Consultations
27 Mar 2017 – Toronto, Canada
A developer hosted the third and final pre-application consultation for their 40-story 552 Church Street proposal at the northwest corner of Church and Wellesley in the…
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Multifaceted Massing Materializing at Massey Tower in Toronto
21 Mar 2017 – Toronto, Canada
The 60-story Massey Tower is steadily rising above Yonge Street, north of Queen Street. The undulating curved design of the tower's floor plates is becoming ever clearer…
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Details Emerge on Vancouver’s Under-Construction Independent Tower
23 Nov 2016 – Vancouver, Canada
The Independent is a 21-story flatiron tower currently under construction in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighborhood that is set to add studio, one-, and two-bedroom…
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Hybrid Timber High-Rise Planned for Vancouver
13 Jul 2016 – Vancouver, Canada
An architect has been commissioned to design a residential tower that developers claim will be the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world. Called Terrace House, the…
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Toronto Considers Requiring More Space Between Tall Buildings
6 Apr 2016 – Toronto, Canada
As part of TOcore – a study by Toronto's City Planning on positively managing growth downtown – a public consultation was held for downtown residents who had a chance to…
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Renderings Revealed for Radical Complex Design in Toronto
24 Feb 2016 – Toronto, Canada
The still-unnamed proposal for a highly sculptural courtyard building comprises about 725,000 square feet (67,355 square meters) of gross floor area, and plans call for…
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Toronto’s The One Grows Taller as Design Continues to Evolve
5 Jan 2016 – Toronto, Canada
Already set to become Canada's tallest building, the ongoing evolution of The One has seen the height of the Toronto tower increased to 341 meters, up from the 330-meter…
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New Damping Technology to be Implemented on Toronto High-Rise
4 Dec 2015 – Toronto, Canada
YC Condos, an under-construction high-rise in Toronto, will be fitted with a new type of viscoelastic damper in order to control for lateral resistance in the 199-meter…
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More Details Emerge on the Bay Park Centre Development in Toronto
3 Nov 2015 – Toronto, Canada
New details have been revealed through planning documents of the proposed Phase 2 of the Bay Park Centre at 141 Bay Street, one of downtown Toronto's most anticipated new…
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Construction Progresses on The Exchange in Vancouver
28 Oct 2015 – Vancouver, Canada
Construction has nearly reached ground level on The Exchange, a 31-story office tower in Vancouver. The $240 million development will become the second tallest office…
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New Images of The One in Toronto Revealed as Design Development Continues
21 Aug 2015 – Toronto, Canada
The One, which will be Canada's tallest building upon completion, has undergone a number of design changes. Recent renderings reveal changes to the building's exterior…
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New Designs Revealed for Toronto’s The One
29 May 2015 – Toronto, Canada
The design of The One, an 80-story retail and residential skyscraper, which could become Canada's tallest building, is evolving. This week, the building made its first…
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Two Art-Clad Towers Proposed in Toronto
7 Apr 2015 – Toronto, Canada
Two newly-proposed condominiums are making their way through the planning process as developers seek approval for a sky-scraping pair of towers at Spadina and Bremner on…
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The One Would Be Toronto’s Tallest
12 Mar 2015 – Toronto, Canada
Plans have been brought forward for The One, an 80-story retail and residential skyscraper proposed for Toronto. The tower would be the city’s – and Canada’s--next…
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The Mercer Approaching Completion in Toronto
9 Jan 2015 – Toronto, Canada
Over the past few months, The Mercer has gone through several major steps in construction: The crane has been removed, exterior hoists dismantled, and the finishing…
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Developer Releases Renderings for Art-Infused Tower Duo in Toronto
5 Dec 2014 – Toronto, Canada
The newly proposed towers at Block 22 will form two new peaks on the Toronto skyline. The crowns of each building, along with strips running up all corners of both towers…
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CHAZ Yorkville Condos Nearing Final Height on Toronto’s Charles Street
15 Oct 2014 – Toronto, Canada
Another high-rise development is approaching its final height in Toronto. CHAZ Yorkville Condos has made significant progress over the past several months and work is now…
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Vancouver Office Tower Will Feature Several Sustainable Firsts
7 Aug 2014 – Vancouver, Canada
The Exchange office tower arising in downtown Vancouver marks not only the first LEED Platinum office high-rise in British Columbia but also the first Canadian skyscraper…
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Approval Recommended for Two Major Toronto Towers
6 Aug 2014 – Toronto, Canada
Applications for two high-rise office towers are on the docket for the Toronto City Council's August 2014 meeting and have been recommended for approval by the city's…
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Acton Ostry Architects Design Mixed-Use District in Vancouver
23 May 2014 – Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver firm Acton Ostry Architects have designed a mixed-use residential and retail development for the Mount Pleasant neighborhood at the intersection of two major…
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Carless in Calgary
20 Mar 2014 – Calgary, Canada
A private developer would like to build Canada’s first carless condominium tower, located within the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation’s East Village master plan, which…
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Rumors Fly of Trump Tower Vancouver
19 Feb 2013 – Vancouver, Canada
The media is speculating that a deal is in place to build a Trump International tower in Vancouver on the site of a cancelled Ritz-Carlton hotel-condo project. The…

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RJC Engineers at CTBUH

CTBUH Canada "Future Leaders" Committee Kick-off Event

25 Jul 2018, Event Invite – Join the CTBUH Canada FLC for its inaugural event, a networking mixer aimed which…

CTBUH Canada Tours YC Condos

21 Mar 2018, Tour Report – The CTBUH Canada Chapter held a construction tour of YC Condos, a 66-story tower…

CTBUH Canada: Supertall Toronto

29 Nov 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Canada held a breakfast event to showcase Toronto's first supertall, The One…

RJC Engineers at CTBUH

CTBUH Canada "Future Leaders" Committee Kick-off Event
25 Jul 2018, Toronto – Event Invite
Join the CTBUH Canada FLC for its inaugural event, a networking mixer aimed which will open up a dialogue and forge professional connections between attendees.
CTBUH Canada Tours YC Condos
21 Mar 2018, Toronto – Tour Report
The CTBUH Canada Chapter held a construction tour of YC Condos, a 66-story tower development in downtown Toronto.
CTBUH Canada: Supertall Toronto
29 Nov 2017, Toronto – Event Report
CTBUH Canada held a breakfast event to showcase Toronto's first supertall, The One, which will stand at 307 meters tall and is currently under construction.
CTBUH Canada Tours Massey Tower
2 Jun 2017, Toronto – Tour Report
CTBUH Canada’s Massey Tower tour was a great success, with approximately 40 people in attendance at the site tour and networking event.
CTBUH Canada Hosts Event on Imports and Acquisitions
5 Nov 2014, Toronto – Event Report
More than 80 people attended the event which sought to answer the question, What new technologies and techniques are influencing the way we build tall in Toronto?
Building Movement and Damping Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
The Building Movement and Damping Technical Workshop reviewed some of the latest strategies and concepts for helping tall buildings avoid movement in seismic and wind events.
Design, Cost and Return on Investment
23 Jan 2014, Toronto – Event Report
The chapter's fifth event included video presentations by Peter Rees, the Chief Planning Officer for London & a case study of The Gherkin by Kent Gardner, its owner.
Inside Look at Aura Tower
29 Oct 2013, Toronto – Tour Report
The Canada chapter hosted a tour of Canada’s future tallest residential building, Aura. When completed, the building will be 272 meters tall.

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Phillip Quach

Phillip Quach

CTBUH "Future Leaders" Committee, Global, 2018 – Present
Toronto, Canada

Kevin MacLean

Kevin MacLean

CTBUH Working Group: Building Damping Technologies, 2015 – Present
Toronto, Canada

CTBUH Resources Involving RJC Engineers

Design of a Slender Building with High-Performing VE Dampers

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Michael Montgomery, Kinetica & Kevin MacLean, Read Jones Christoffersen

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 02 - Q & A

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

Design of a Slender Building with High-Performing VE Dampers

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Michael Montgomery, Kinetica; Kevin MacLean & Tibor Kokai, Read Jones Christoffersen; Constantin Christopoulos, University of Toronto

Papers/Research

Design of a Slender Building with High-Performing VE Dampers
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Michael Montgomery, Kinetica; Kevin MacLean & Tibor Kokai, Read Jones Christoffersen; Constantin Christopoulos, University of Toronto
A slender tower in downtown Toronto was identified early on in the design process as having wind dynamic motion issues and additional structural damping was required. The developer’s mandate for this project was to maximize sellable space and…

RJC Engineers Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 6 Completed4 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 1 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 9 Years
Most Common Function office, 6 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 5 Buildings
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Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving RJC Engineers

1   The One 2022 306 m Toronto
2   CIBC Square I 2020 238 m Toronto
3   Eighth Avenue Place East Tower 2011 212 m Calgary
4   Massey Tower 2018 208 m Toronto
5   YC Condos 2019 199 m Toronto
6   Eighth Avenue Place West Tower 2014 177 m Calgary
7   Jamieson Place 2009 173 m Calgary
8   TD Canada Trust Tower 1991 162 m Calgary
9   CF Calgary City Centre Phase I 2016 160 m Calgary
10   Chaz Yorkville Condos 2015 151 m Toronto
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   The One 2022 306 m Toronto
2   The Hub 2021 281 m Toronto
3   Block 22 at Concord CityPlace Tower A - 247 m Toronto
4   CIBC Square II 2022 243 m Toronto
5   160 Front - 240 m Toronto
6   CIBC Square I 2020 238 m Toronto
7   50 Bloor West - 230 m Toronto
8   Block 22 at Concord CityPlace Tower B - 215 m Toronto
9   Eighth Avenue Place East Tower 2011 212 m Calgary
10   Massey Tower 2018 208 m Toronto
  Completed   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed