Hobart, Australia 81 contributions 18 helpful votes. The staggering, unprecedented development on the 11.7-acre reserve located at the south end of the Burrard Street Bridge will create approximately 6,000 homes within 11 towers up to 56 storeys in height. It is one of three bridges crossing False Creek. The effect works at speeds from about 40 to 64 km/h. [1]. Burrard Bridge, Vancouver : consultez 64 avis, articles et 60 photos de Burrard Bridge, classée n°71 sur 361 activités à Vancouver sur Tripadvisor. (Revery Architecture / Westbank / Squamish First Nation), Site plan of the Senakw redevelopment at the south end of the Burrard Bridge in Vancouver. (Revery Architecture / Westbank / Squamish Nation). Over a project life cycle of approximately a century, Senakw will generate between $16 billion and $20 billion, based on a residential mix of 70% market rental housing and 30% condominiums. Now that the First Nation’s leaders have secured a mandate from their members to proceed with the project, it is expected to move at a relatively breathtaking pace. tracycyclone wrote a review Sep 2019. The Sen̓áḵw Project will transform the Squamish Nation by providing immense social, cultural, and economic benefits to Squamish Nation members for generations to come,” said Khelsilem, a spokesperson and councillor for the First Nation, in a statement. Some commercial space will also be built into the development. The length including approach spans is 1,517.3 metres (4,978 ft), the main span alone is 473 metres (1,552 ft), the tower height is 111 metres (364 ft), and it has a ship's clearance of 61 metres (200 ft). The other two bridges are the Granville Bridge, three blocks or 0.5 km (0.31 mi) to the southeast, and the Cambie Street Bridge, about 11 blocks or 2 km (1.2 mi) to the east. Read more. However, the First Nation will have to negotiate with municipal and regional authorities for road and utilities connections and services. Helpful. The Burrard Bridge (sometimes referred to as the Burrard Street Bridge) is a five-lane, Art Deco style, steel truss bridge constructed in 1930-1932 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Click on the image for an enlarged version. 1 Helpful vote. Share. (Westbank / Squamish First Nation), Construction phasing plan for Senakw. This is truly a landmark moment in our Nation’s history. Busts of Captain George Vancouver and Sir Harry Burrard-Neale in ship prows jut from the bridge’s superstructure (a V under Vancouver’s bust, a B under Burrard’s). The total length of the bridge including the north viaduct is 1,823 metres (5,981 ft). Between 70% and 90% of the units will be designated as market rental units, while the remainder will be leasehold strata condominiums. “The Squamish Nation Council raises our hands to thank all Squamish Nation Members who have participated in the process through attending information meetings, engaging with leadership and staff, and casting a vote in today’s referendum. Daily Hive is a Canadian-born online news source, established in 2008, that creates compelling, hyperlocal content. “The Squamish Nation Council is thrilled with the outcome of this referendum, which was approved by a landslide. It also supports the local economy by providing inexpensive transportation options that make it easier for households to go car-lite or car-free. Construction on the first phase is expected to begin in early 2021, with an aim to reach completion on all five phases within just five years. An 87% approval (718 of 827 voting members) was received for the question on land use and designation, while an 81% approval (665 of 826 voting members) was received on the question relating to the 50-50 business partnership between the First Nation and local developer Westbank. (Revery Architecture / Westbank / Squamish First Nation), Artistic rendering of the Senakw redevelopment at the south end of the Burrard Bridge in Vancouver. It also seems to act as an umbrella to the market and stores below. The central truss is hidden when crossing the bridge in either direction by vertical extensions of the bridge's masonry piers into imposing concrete towers, connected by overhead galleries, which are embellished with architectural and sculptural details that create a torch-like entrance of pylons. The staggering, unprecedented development on the 11.7-acre reserve located at the south end of the Burrard Street Bridge will create approximately 6,000 homes within 11 towers up to 56 storeys in height. We truly appreciate the time and effort Members put in to make an informed choice about the future of Sen̓áḵw.”, Long-term revenue forecast generated for the Squamish First Nation from Senakw. Burrard Bridge is on of the main feeder routes to Granville Island. Bridge Walk - great views . Some consultation with the wider community, providing the public with information on the project, is planned for the new year, although it is not required. Date of experience: October 2019. [1][2] The high, five part bridge on four piers spans False Creek, connecting downtown Vancouver with Kitsilano via connections to Burrard Street on both ends. Both parties will share the profits equally, but under the partnership the First Nation will only have to provide the land under a long-term lease. This is being billed as the single largest development on First Nation lands in Canada. City officials have already indicated their support for the project. For the First Nation, rental income alone would generate $8 billion to $10 billion over the entire life cycle, strata profits would bring in $290 million over the first 10 years, and the nation amenity contribution (NAC) would bring in $180 million over the first 10 years. Westbank will secure all the financing required for the $3-billion construction cost. Artistic rendering of the Senakw development in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. These pierced handrails were designed as a kind of visual shutter (stroboscopic effect), so that at a speed of 50 km/h motorists would see through them with an uninterrupted view of the harbour. Unifying the long approaches and the distinctive central span are heavy concrete railings, originally topped with decorative street lamps. The high, five part bridge on four piers spans False Creek, connecting downtown Vancouver with Kitsilano via connections to Burrard Street on both ends. Between 70% and 90% of the units will be designated as market rental units, while the remainder will be leasehold strata condominiums. Artistic rendering of the Senakw development in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood. Just 10% of the homes will be provided with parking stalls, well below the municipal standard, to lower construction costs and encourage the use of sustainable modes of transportation. Urban development history spearheaded by local First Nations was made in Vancouver on Tuesday, as members of the Squamish First Nation overwhelmingly approved the construction of Senakw on their reserve in the Kitsilano neighbourhood. (Westbank / Squamish First Nation). Site of the Senakw development in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. construction of Senakw on their reserve in the Kitsilano neighbourhood, Squamish Nation planning 6,000 new homes next to Burrard Bridge (RENDERINGS), Senakw development in Kitsilano to generate up to $10 billion for Squamish First Nation, Squamish Nation’s Kitsilano housing proposal sees “overwhelmingly positive” response, create approximately 6,000 homes within 11 towers up to 56 storeys in height, 50-50 business partnership between the First Nation and local developer Westbank. In addition to the vehicle deck, the Burrard Bridge has sidewalks on both sides, 2.6 m (8 ft 6 in) wide, the northern one (with a view of English Bay and West Vancouver) for pedestrians and the southern one (with a view of False Creek) now dedicated to cyclists. The architect of the Burrard Bridge was George Lister Thornton Sharp, the engineer John R. Grant. The Burrard Bridge (sometimes referred to as the Burrard Street Bridge) is a five-lane, Art Deco style, steel truss bridge constructed in 1930-1932 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Burrard Bridge, one of three major bridges crossing into the Downtown Vancouver peninsula, enables the exchange of goods and services throughout the city. As well, between 150 and 200 of the homes will be made available to First Nation members at a below-market rate. (Revery Architecture / Westbank / Squamish Nation). Members were asked to vote on two questions, with each question requiring a simple majority result for approval. The bridge's two close approach spans are Warren trusses placed below deck level, while its central span is a Pratt truss placed above deck level to allow greater clearance height for ships passing underneath. (Revery Architecture / Westbank / Squamish First Nation), Sign up for our newsletter to get exclusive content, contests, and perks direct to you.