Brock Commons – UBC

Vancouver, BC

Bernhard Gafner:
Project Engineer while at Fast + Epp Stuctural Engineers

Andrew Chad (ACC Structural Engineers):
Erection/Construction Engineering for Seagate Structures

162,700 sq. ft. 18-storey student residence building – the tallest mass timber building in the world. The hybrid structure consists of concrete cores and two-way spanning CLT (mass timber) floor panels point supported on glulam columns, a first of its kind for this scale of application. The building is targeted to achieve LEED Gold Certification.

Images: 1,2,5 Seagate Structures/Pollux Chung, 3 naturally:wood/KK Law, 4,6 Acton Ostry Architects & UBC

ClientUBC PropertiesArchitectActon Ostry ArchitectsStatusCompletion September 2017

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