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Brock Commons Phase 1 - Tallwood House

The Brock Commons Tallwood House is an innovative and sustainable new student residence, currently the tallest contemporary hybrid mass timber building in the world at 18-storeys (54m). It provides 404 beds for upper year students in studio and quad suite accommodations, as well social lounges and a collegium for commuter students. The project is part of the UBC Campus as a Living Lab initiative with UBC faculty and students undertaking research on the design, construction and on-going performance of this unique building.

Project Sponsor:   UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services
Project Size:   162,700 ft2
Budget:   $51.525 million
Status:   Complete
Occupancy:   July 2017
Project Manager:   UBC Properties Trust
Architect:   Acton Ostry Architects in collaboration with Hermann Kaufmann Architekten which is advising on use of tall wood.
Const. Manager:   Urban One
Sustainability:   LEED Gold
External Funding Partners:   Natural Resources Canada, Province of BC, Binational Softwood Lumber Council, FP Innovations
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