On September 15, 2016  federal and provincial government representatives joined UBC at the Brock Commons tall wood student residence site to celebrate the completion of the mass timber structure, which finished weeks ahead of schedule. At 18 storeys (53 metres), it will be the world’s tallest wood building when completed in fall 2017.

Learn more about UBC’s tall wood student residence including the latest time-lapse construction video, case studies and factsheets about the advantages of building taller with wood.