Vancouver to build world’s tallest mass timber building

May 8, 2019

Delta and its team is in the process of planning the world’s tallest mass timber building in Vancouver’s Broadway Corridor. Delta’s site is currently occupied by a four-storey concrete building from the 1970s that was formerly the processing centre for CIBC. Delta aims to transform the site into the Canada Earth Tower to demonstrate what is possible for sustainable development. Kirk Robinson, senior vice-president with Delta, explained that he and others at the company want to take bold steps to address the growing climate crisis. “There is a lot more the building industry can do to address climate change,” said Robinson. “Instead of just continuing down a path of incremental improvement, we can be bolder in terms of what we set out to achieve.”

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