The TallWood House at Brock Commons, Vancouver

Author: P. Fast and R. Jackson (both Fast + Epp)

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1st October 2018

First published: 1st October 2018

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The TallWood House at Brock Commons, Vancouver

The Structural Engineer
The TallWood House at Brock Commons, Vancouver
Date published

1st October 2018

First published

1st October 2018

Author

P. Fast and R. Jackson (both Fast + Epp)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

The TallWood House at Brock Commons is an 18-storey, 400-bed student residence at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Reaching 53m, the building is among the tallest mass-timber hybrids in the world. The building features an innovative ‘post and panel’ system, with cross-laminated timber panels, point-supported on glulam columns. The project highlights mass timber’s increasing viability as a cost-effective building material for high-rise construction.

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8
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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