18 – Storey Tall Wood Student Residence at UBC given the green light

October 5, 2015

Fast + Epp has partnered with Acton Ostry Architects to design the new UBC Student residence building in Vancouver, BC. Considered to be one of the tallest wood buildings in the world at 53 metres tall, the 157,000 sq. ft. structure comprises a mass timber superstructure atop a concrete base. Construction of the project will commence in the fall of 2015 and is scheduled to open in September 2017.