The Concord – Eau Claire
Project Type: Multi-Residential | Location: Calgary, AB | Photography: Joel Klassen
In Calgary, Concord has partnered with Arthur Erickson and Nick Milkovich Architects. The late Arthur Erickson, one of Canada’s most celebrated architects, redefined 20th-century architecture, designing some of the most iconic civic projects around the world over his 55-year career. His life-long business partner, Nick Milkovich continues his legacy and vision with the design of Eau Claire. The result is timeless, trend-defying elegance – a riverfront masterpiece featuring a glittering, heavily glazed exterior, rooftop greenery, and balconies that play with the unique, irregular geometry of the structure.
Inside, every Eau Claire residence embodies impressive, contemporary European design. The colours, materials and mood boards for every design element were mindfully hand-picked by the LIV design team. LIV selected Poggenpohl to provide the kitchen and bathroom cabinetry because of their innovative Porsche design, superior materials selection, and precision German engineering. All the cabinetry and millwork are made of the highest quality materials; the woods used by Poggenpohl for their veneers are produced using sustainable methods and mostly sourced in Germany. LIV chose a walnut veneer for Eau Claire that adds elegance and warmth to the strong, linear lines of the space. This same finish is used throughout the suite on doors, casings and baseboards to create a cohesive design aesthetic that exudes raw luxury.
Always seeking to delight and surprise our clients, LIV set about designing luxury amenity spaces that could be experienced year-round. The best example is the elaborate water feature and pond integrated into the thoughtfully landscaped grounds of Eau Claire. As the mercury drops, this pond freezes and becomes a skating pond for residents to enjoy.
The other amenity spaces, including the fitness centre, lap pool, and sauna, as well as the expansive lobby, offer residents the elegance of a 5-star hotel. Finishes are opulent, including the same Bianco Statuario and Frappuccino marble throughout common areas as well as in suites.