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High Above

Our Structural Engineers are 702 feet high and rising.

Toronto, Ontario

65 floors of luxury and interest

The Shangri La consists of a 65 storey/ 702 ft. tower of luxury in downtown Toronto. Levels 1-17 consist of the 220-room Five-star Shangri-La Hotel, a spa, business centre, restaurants, and retail. Levels 18-38 house 279 urban residences, and levels 49-65 hold 73 estates.

Lateral core system

No supplemental damping was required on this project as the lateral core system was carefully design to respond to architectural and structural requirements.


Shangri-La was the second deepest excavation for a building in Canada's history at 102 ft (31 m).

Project facts

Size: 873,193 sq. ft.
Cost: $340 Million
Completed: 2012
Collaborators: Adjeleian Allen Rubeli Ltd., M.V. Shore Associates (1993) Ltd., Sterling Cooper & Associates Ltd., Nemetz (S/A) & Associates Ltd., Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg, Hariri Pontarini Architects, James K M Cheng Architect Inc.,
Builder: 180 University Management Inc.