CTBUH Nonprofit/Governmental Member

University of British Columbia

About

Member Since: 2017

Member Offices: Vancouver

Website: https://www.ubc.ca

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Fields of Expertise

Academic / University

Membership details

Membership Level

Nonprofit/Governmental

Member Since

2017

Member Offices

  • Vancouver

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Brock Commons Tallwood House

57.9 m / 190 ft

2

Brock Commons Phase II South Tower

45.3 m / 148 ft

3

Brock Commons Phase II North Tower

- m / - ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Research

25 April 2019

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?

In this paper, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat seeks to define “innovation” in terms of the potentially transformative technologies and practices for...

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Research

30 October 2017

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber

Recent developments in the design and construction of progressively taller buildings using engineered timber as a structural material raise important questions about the language that...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Brock Commons Tallwood House

Vancouver

58 m

190 ft

2

Brock Commons Phase II South Tower

Vancouver

45 m

148 ft

3

Brock Commons Phase II North Tower

Vancouver

- m

- ft

Statistics

Average Building Age*

4 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (100%), 1 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (100%), 1 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 1 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 1 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 1 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

25 April 2019

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?

Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

In this paper, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat seeks to define “innovation” in terms of the potentially transformative technologies and practices for...

30 October 2017

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber

Robert M. Foster, University of Queensland; Michael H. Ramage, University of Cambridge; Thomas Reynolds, The University of Edinburgh

Recent developments in the design and construction of progressively taller buildings using engineered timber as a structural material raise important questions about the language that...