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09.28.2016 | News
Ten York is an iconic condominium luxury residence that will soar 735 feet, and will change the Toronto skyline forever. The tower, being constructed by Tridel, wedges alongside Toronto’s major city artery, Gardiner Expressway, which makes Ten York one of the most prominent downtown locations.


  • Ten York
  • Ten York
  • Wide platform storage integrated into the protection screen
  • ten york
  • Ten York

The Facts

Location: 10 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Construction work performed by: Hardwall Construction 2005 Ltd.
Architect: Wallman Architects
Developer: Tridel
Type of structure: Luxury residential building
Height: 735 ft.
Stories: 65
Cycle time: 4 day cycle

The Challenge

  • 4 day cycle
  • Not permitted to use traditional truss tables because of the close proximity of the jobsite to a major highway.
  • Shear wall construction restricts movement of shoring material through building.
  • Limited spaced on ground for staging and storage of material.
  • 10 ft. deep transfer slab suspended 40’ above floor below.

Products used

  • Shear walls: Framed formwork Framax Xlife.
  • Facade: Protection Screen Xclimb 60 with integral loading platforms.
  • Re shoring: Super props.
  • Shoring: Load-bearing tower Staxo 100.

Why was Doka selected as the formwork supplier?

  • Doka’s proven track record on previous projects.
  • Engineering group’s ability to incorporate customers ideas and requests into design.
  • Incredible site service staff.
  • Economical and practical solutions.
  • Pre-fabrication of panels.
  • Easy assembly and installation onsite.

The Solution

  • Preassembled units unfold and pin together onsite for quick assembly and installation onsite.
  • Full perimeter protection at working level.
  • 16’ projection from building allows for shoring tables to be easily cycled.
  • Windscreen platforms at slab working level which allows the shoring material to be rolled out onto working platform without use of crane.
  • Crane time is reduced since wall formwork is stored on protection screen loading platforms.
  • 7 fully loaded windscreens climb at once.
  • Fast core and shear wall cycling with Framax stripping corner and shaft platforms.
  • Protection Screen Advertising.

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