Explore the recently produced virtual tour of the Brock Commons Tallwood House student residence located at the University of British Columbia. The viewer can navigate 360 degree views around the outside and throughout all 18 floors of the building. At periodic stops during the tour, there are annotations containing information about the building and at other points the viewer can access informative videos, factsheets and more.
New Child Care Spaces in Gastown
Gastown Child Care Centre is comprised of two prefabricated child care facilities that will be placed atop the existing Gastown Parkades located in Vancouver’s historic Gastown neighbourhood. The new facilities will provide 74 child care spaces, included within The City of Vancouver’s target to create 1,000 new childcare spaces by 2021.
Canadian Green Building Award Win
Brock Commons Tallwood House received a SAB Magazine Canadian Green Building Award at the Canadian Green Building Council National Conference in Toronto. The award program recognizes excellence in the design and execution of Canadian residential and non-residential buildings of all types, including new construction, existing buildings, renovations and interior design projects. This is Acton Ostry Architects’ fourth SABMag award.
Spectacular Views from New Gymnasium
A prefabricated, tension-membrane gymnasium is the latest addition to the West Point Grey Academy Vancouver campus. The new structure addresses the school’s pressing need for indoor athletic space. Expansive windows provide natural daylight and spectacular, sweeping views over Jericho Beach Park. Terraced landscaping mediates the steep hillside and is shaped and sculpted to encourage outdoor gathering, learning and play opportunities.