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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 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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Nita Lake Lodge is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler, British Columbia, a world-class ski destination in the heart of the province’s Coast...

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British Columbia is renowned internationally for the quality and innovative use of wood in architecture. From the earliest First Nations longhouse to the...

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The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre was created to preserve the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations cultures and share them with others. The building is designed to...

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Situated on a forested peninsula on the westernmost point of Vancouver, Canada along the Pacific coast, the University of British Columbia campus is a 1,001...

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The John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse is located in Richmond, British Columbia on the Middle Arm of the tidal estuary of the Fraser River and is accessed through a...

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British Columbia has long been recognized as a transportation hub and a pivotal point for the movement of goods between North America and the Pacific Rim....

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The Wood Innovation & Design Centre, located prominently in downtown Prince George in north-central British Columbia, and completed in October 2014, is a...

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The Squamish Adventure Centre is a combined visitor centre, outdoor sports museum and economic development office. On the outskirts of Squamish, British...

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The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at UBC is one of the flagship projects of the university's Campus as a Living Laboratory...

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In keeping with its own sustainable development policies, the District of West Vancouver wanted the Gleneagles Community Centre facility to embody leading-edge...

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This project combined the refurbishment of an original 25-year-old aquatic facility with the addition of a leisure pool, accessible hot pool, 65ft (20m)...

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In cities across North America, the low-density sprawl that has characterized development since the mid-20th century is giving way to a growing landscape of...

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The Richmond Olympic Oval was a signature structure for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and is a precedent-setting example of advanced wood engineering and...

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Many factors contribute to a physically healthy indoor environment, including plentiful natural light, adequate fresh air ventilation,maintenance of...

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The resort municipality of Whistler is nestled in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, about 75 miles (125 km) north of Vancouver. The Whistler Public...

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University of British Columbia (UBC) policies and guidelines have adopted stringent sustainability performance criteria that all building projects and...

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The Percy Norman Aquatic Centre forms part of the Riley Park Community Centre in Vancouver’s Hillcrest Park. During the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter...

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People spend as much as 90 per cent of their time inside buildings, and for children, adolescents and an increasing number of young adults, most of this time...

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The Vancouver Convention centre expansion was a 1.1 million-ft2 (100,000 m2) project that achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (leed®)...

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The University of British Columbia (UBC) is applying a sustainability “gradient” framework where each new capital project is intended to exceed the performance...

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