Brock Commons Tallwood House
BC Premier’s Award Promoting Innovation and Excellence
Brock Commons Tallwood House has won the BC Premier’s Award Promoting Innovation and Excellence. Jarrett Hutchinson, Director of Building Regulations, Building and Safety Standards Branch at BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, visited Acton Ostry Architects to celebrate the achievement and to present an overview on how mass wood will be incorporated Into the next Building Code.
Intermediate Level Architects & Architectural Technologists
We are seeking Intermediate Level Architects and Architectural Technologists to join our growing creative team-oriented architectural studio. For the detailed posting, follow the link below. Please forward a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]
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.
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.