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The Wood Innovation Research Lab (WIRL) at the University of Northern British Columbia gives students and researchers much needed space to test state-of-the-...

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This performance overview of the 18-storey Brock Commons Tallwood House at UBC assesses a wide range of factors: Structural elements Building systems Building...

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This report aims to build on the lessons learned from around the globe and in B.C. to promote and facilitate the deployment of BIM and DfMA in the context of...

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Developers, local governments and construction officials alike can learn about how to increase innovation in construction. A recent report published by the...

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The integrated design process for Brock Commons Tallwood House, an 18 storey mass timber hybrid student resident at the University of British Columbia,...

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Construction of the mass timber structure at the University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons Tallwood House took about nine weeks —two month ahead of...

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Brock Commons Tallwood House is a mass timber hybrid student residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC). At 18 storeys it is currently the world’s...

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Construction of Brock Commons Tallwood House is now complete with many lessons learned. It is currently the tallest contemporary mass timber hybrid structures...

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Brock Commons Tallwood House showcases innovations in the application of engineered wood products and in design and construction practices. Outcomes of the...

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A unique feature of Brock Commons’ design and construction processes was the intensive use of virtual design and construction (VDC) tools and methods....

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Brock Commons Tallwood House is a mass timber hybrid student residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC), which at 18 storeys is the world’s tallest...

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Brock Commons Tallwood House is one of the University’s five high-rise, mixed-use, residential complexes that provide housing for students while acting as...

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The University of British Columbia is located on a forested peninsula on the west side of Vancouver. It is a community of academic, residential, commercial,...

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During the design phase, Virtual Design and Construction modelling (VDC) was used primarily to assist in design development and decision making. The model was...

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A comprehensive suite of storyboards featuring facts and information about the design and pre-construction of the Brock Commons building.

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With the innovative use of mass timber in its academic and operational buildings, the University of British Columbia (UBC) is at the forefront of revitalizing...

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Brock Commons Tallwood House is a mass timber hybrid student residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC), which at 18 storeys is the world’s tallest...

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Brock Commons Tallwood House is an innovative tall wood student residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC). It is one of the tallest contemporary...

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The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC), located prominently in downtown Prince George in north-central British Columbia, and completed in October 2014,...

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