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Height: Occupied
50 m / 164 ft
 
Height: To Tip
57.9 m / 190 ft
Height: Architectural
57.9 m / 190 ft
 
TallWood House at Brock Commons Outline
Floors Above Ground
18
# of Elevators
2
Top Elevator Speed
2.5 m/s
Tower GFA
15,115 m² / 162,697 ft²
# of Apartments
305

Facts

Official Name TallWood House at Brock Commons
Other Names Brock Commons Student Residence, Tall Wood Student Residence, UBC Tower, Brock Commons Phase 1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Canada
City Vancouver
Street Address & Map 6088 Walter Gage Road, University of British Columbia
Building Function residential
Energy Label LEED Gold target
Proposed 2015
Construction Start 2016
Completion 2017

Companies Involved

Owner University of British Columbia
Architect
Design Acton Ostry Architects, Inc.
• Peer Review Architekten Hermann Kaufmann ZT GmbH
Structural Engineer
Design Fast+Epps
MEP Engineer
Design Stantec Ltd.
Project Manager UBC Properties Trust
Main Contractor Seagate Structures Ltd; Urban One Builders
Other Consultant
• Acoustics RWDI
• BIM CadMakers Inc.
• Civil Kamps Engineering Limited
• Code GHL Consultants Ltd.
• Energy Concept EnerSys Analytics Inc.
Façade RDH Building Science Inc.
• Fire GHL Consultants Ltd.
• Geotechnical Geopacific Consultants Ltd
• Land Surveyor Terra Pacific Land Surveying Ltd
• Landscape Hapa Collaborative
• LEED Stantec Ltd.
Material Supplier
• Cladding Centura Building Systems Ltd.
• Concrete Whitewater Concrete Ltd.
• Structural Timber Structuralam

CTBUH Initiatives

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH New York Hosts Tall Timber Event
22 Jun 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Seattle Hosts a Tall Timber Seminar
22 Jun 2017 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to TallWood House at Brock Commons

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH has produced its latest Tall Buildings in Numbers research study, entitled "Tall Timber: A Global Audit."
CTBUH New York Hosts Tall Timber Event
22 Jun 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York held a presentation and panel discussion on the character and behavior of tall timber buildings, as well as the future opportunities with timber in New York and beyond.
CTBUH Seattle Hosts a Tall Timber Seminar
22 Jun 2017, Seattle – Event Report
The CTBUH Seattle YPC heard from industry experts at a tall timber presentation, followed then by a networking event.
CTBUH Joins Chicago Seminar on Mass Timber Buildings
8 Jun 2017, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH joined a CCHRB seminar on "The Heavy Timber High Rise: Building Tall with Wood in the 21st Century," focused on new applications of wood as a structural material.

Global News

Vancouver’s TallWood House Boasts Top Fire-Safety Measures
2 Mar 2017 – The 18-story building known as TallWood House at…

Construction Ahead of Schedule on Vancouver’s Brock Commons
26 Aug 2016 – The 18-story timber tower, Brock Commons, has been…

Mass Timber Building Begins to Take Shape in Vancouver
18 May 2016 – Brock Commons Phase 1 is beginning to take shape…

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Vancouver’s TallWood House Boasts Top Fire-Safety Measures
2 Mar 2017
The 18-story building known as TallWood House at Brock Commons is the largest mass timber building in the world. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services has worked to ensure…
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Construction Ahead of Schedule on Vancouver’s Brock Commons
26 Aug 2016
The 18-story timber tower, Brock Commons, has been rising on the horizon of the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus at an impressive speed, reported to be ahead…
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Mass Timber Building Begins to Take Shape in Vancouver
18 May 2016
Brock Commons Phase 1 is beginning to take shape at the University of British Columbia. Beyond the concrete core, the structure will be composed of cross-laminated timber…
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Architects Break Ground on 18-Story Wooden Residential Tower in Vancouver
17 Dec 2015
Canada’s Acton Ostry Architects has begun construction on the appropriately named “Tall Wood Building,” an 18-story, 53-meter residential tower for Canada’s University of…
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Wooden Skyscraper Coming to Vancouver
13 Oct 2015
One of the tallest wooden towers in the world is coming to Vancouver. Plans have recently been approved for an 18-story student residential tower made almost entirely of…

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