Brock Commons Education and Outreach Centre

The Brock Commons Education and Outreach Centre is a research and information hub where visitors can learn about the design and construction of the Brock Commons Phase 1 by viewing models, mock-ups as well as information on mass timber products and wood design and construction.

Centre Booking:

The Centre is available for booking to accommodate interested individuals and organizations looking to learn more about the development of Brock Commons and mass timber hybrid structure construction and design.

  • Open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from June 6, 2016 to February 24, 2017  (closed for statutory holidays). Final booking 2:00 p.m.
  • Requests must be made a minimum of 3 business days in advance.
  • Centre capacity - maximum 30 people.
  • Time required to view exhibit – 45 minutes.
  • Centre is a self-guided exhibit including print, model and multimedia resources on details of the Brock Commons design and construction.
  • Any speakers or technical experts must be organized by the host organization.  
  • Please refer to the calendar below for information on booking availability.

Booking Form

To submit a booking request, please fill out the form below with the requested information and you will be contacted shortly for further information regarding your request. 

Please select two preferred date and time options. Best efforts will be made to accommodate your request. 

Additional Information:

Location: The Centre is located along Walter Gage Road, which is directly off of Wesbrook Boulevard, adjacent to the North Tower of the Walter Gage Residence. The Centre is one block east of the Brock Commons building, located at 6088 Walter Gage Road.


Parking: Street parking is available along Walter Gage Road or in the nearby North Parkade. The Centre can also be reached by public transit as it is close to the campus bus loop. 


Washrooms: Washrooms are available in nearby buildings – Gage Commons, Iona Building, Theology Building, and in Great Dane Coffee (customers only) in the residence across the street from the Brock Commons.

Please note all multimedia resources will be available in English; please make arrangements to bring a translator where necessary. 

Thank you for your interest in the Brock Commons Education and Outreach Centre. The project will be a living laboratory in which UBC faculty and students, as well as architecture, engineering, forestry practitioners and industry partners can collaborate on the design, development and construction of tall wood buildings. Explore the naturally:wood site to learn more Brock Commons Phase 1