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UBC Tallwood House at Brock Commons

Vancouver, BC
  • Bldg system

    Mass Timber

  • No. Of Stories


  • Sq. footage


Tallwood House at Brock Commons is an 18-story hybrid mass timber residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The building is comprised of 17 stories of mass timber construction above a concrete podium, and two concrete stair cores. The floor structure consists of 5-ply CLT panels supported on glulam columns. The roof is made of prefabricated sections of steel beams and metal decking. Brock Commons has the capacity for just over 400 students with floorplans ranging from single bed studios to four-bed accommodations.

  • Construction Cost:

    $51 Million

  • Construction Type:


  • Building Type:

    Student Housing

  • Material Types:

    Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT or glulam), Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete)

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