Terminus Office Building

Langford, BC


A 5-storey mass timber post-and-beam building that contains the first ever steel Buckling Restrained Braces housed within a timber frame. Located in a high seismic region in Langford, BC, the lateral system needed to be highly ductile while allowing the wood to be exposed. The team therefore developed a glulam frame that provided the over strength and drift compatibility needed for a BRB system.

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Architect: Jack James Architect