Brock Commons Tallwood House

February 2018

WoodWORKS! BC Wood Design Awards

Brock Commons Tallwood House was the most celebrated project of the 2018 Wood Design Awards in BC, with a win in a record three categories, including the Architect Award, the Engineer Award and Wood Innovation Award. The 18-storey project, located at UBC in Vancouver, is the tallest hybrid mass timber building in the world and showcases qualities which demonstrate wood as a premier building material for the future.

Brock Commons Tallwood House

February 2018

Canadian Architect Magazine

Read the latest article ‘Standing Tall’ by Courtney Healey on Brock Commons Tallwood House at the University of British Columbia published in the February 2018 issue of the Canadian Architect magazine. Completed on time and on budget, the world’s tallest mass-timber building is ready for its close-up.

Vancouver College Redevelopment

February 2018

Construction Update

The Vancouver College Redevelopment Phase 1A construction is proceeding well with roofing complete and interior finishing ready to commence. Manrell Hall is a 4,088 square metre Middle School that includes: 18 classrooms; a learning common; informal study space; a dining hall; and an extensive arts space that features digital media and robotics. The next major milestone is completion of the building envelope, including glazing and masonry, which is well under way and scheduled for completion in March.

UBC Aquatic Centre

January 2018

LEED Gold Certification

UBC Aquatic Centre has achieved LEED® Canada NC Gold certification. Designed in collaboration with MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, the 8,000 square meter facility includes a high-performance 50m competition pool with spectator seating, a 25m recreational lap and diving pool, a leisure pool, hot tub, universal family change rooms, administration offices and multi-purpose meeting rooms. The building incorporates sustainable design features including rainwater harvesting and high efficiency heat recovery systems supplemented by heat drawn from the UBC District Energy system.