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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
 
Brock Commons Tallwood House Outline
Floors Above Ground
18
# of Elevators
2
Tower GFA
15,115 m² / 162,697 ft²
# of Apartments
305

Facts

Official Name Brock Commons Tallwood House
Other Names Brock Commons Student Residence, Tallwood House at Brock Commons, Brock Commons Phase 1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Canada
City Vancouver
Street Address & Map 6088 Walter Gage Road, University of British Columbia
Postal Code V6T 1Z1
Building Function residential
Energy Label LEED Gold v4 for Building Design & Construction (target)
Proposed 2015
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2017
Official Website Brock Commons Tallwood House

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer University of British Columbia
Architect
Design Acton Ostry Architects, Inc.
• Peer Review Architekten Hermann Kaufmann ZT GmbH
Structural Engineer
Design Fast+Epp
Peer Review RJC Engineers; Merz Kley Partner
MEP Engineer
Design Stantec Ltd.
Project Manager UBC Properties Trust
Main Contractor Centura Building Systems Ltd.; Whitewater Concrete Ltd.; Seagate Structures Ltd; Urban One Builders
Other Consultant
• Acoustics RWDI
• BIM CadMakers Inc.
• Energy Concept EnerSys Analytics Inc.
Façade Centura Building Systems Ltd.; 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
• Ceiling Linea Ceilings; CGC Inc.
• Cladding Trepa
• Concrete Lafarge Canada Inc.
• Construction Hoists Preston Rentals
• Crane Whitewater Concrete Ltd.
• Elevator Richmond Elevator Maintenance Ltd.
• Fire Proofing Hilti AG
• Flooring Interface; Johnsonite; Ames Tile and Stone
• Formwork Whitewater Concrete Ltd.
• Hardware McGregor Thompson Hardware Ltd.
• Interior Partition CGC Inc.
• Paint/Coating Benjamin Moore; Sherwin Williams
• Rebar LMS Reinforcing Steel Group
• Structural Timber Structuralam Products LP.

CTBUH Initiatives

2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018 – CTBUH News

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

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

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Brock Commons Tallwood House

2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out all of our 2018 Tall Building Predictions, and dive into the full 2017 Tall Building Year in Review data report.
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 Terrace House Receives Permit to Begin Construction
8 Jan 2018 – Terrace House in Vancouver, reportedly set to…

Vancouver’s Timber Terrace House Approved for Construction
20 Dec 2017 – Terrace House has received official approval to…

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

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Vancouver’s Terrace House Receives Permit to Begin Construction
8 Jan 2018
Terrace House in Vancouver, reportedly set to become the tallest hybrid timber tower in North America once complete, has received its building permit and can begin…
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Vancouver’s Timber Terrace House Approved for Construction
20 Dec 2017
Terrace House has received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. This makes Terrace House the tallest hybrid…
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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…

Research Papers

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV

CTBUH Awards

Innovation Award 2018 Award of Excellence
CTBUH Awards 2018


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