12-storey residential building in Esquimalt will be built with timber modules

April 26, 2018

A 12-storey, 83-unit prefabricated residential building at Constance Avenue and Admirals Road was given the green light by Esquimalt council after a public hearing this week. The Corvette Landing project will be the second-highest tall-timber building in the province next to the 18-storey Brock Commons student housing at the University of British Columbia.

The tall-timber complex is to be built using engineered wood materials assembled off-site and will feature external corridors, rooftop terraces and an inner courtyard.

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