Timber Pre-Fabrication Construction Workshop
“The Design and Building of the Brock Commons! World’s Tallest Wood Building”
Date: November 3rd, 2016 *note one-day date change*
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, 6163 University Blvd, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC
Room: Jack Poole Hall
Registration: Early Bird till October 6th $295. Regular Rate $349. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or http://wood-works.ca/bc/educational-events/workshops/
Description: Come join us for this one day workshop that will take you on a journey of discovery as we examine the design, building and lessons learned from the tallest mass timber hybrid building in the world, now under construction, the 18-storey Brock Commons Student Residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The entire design and construction team will be doing a series of presentations outlining the challenges of this remarkable wood project from concept to reality.
Speakers: John Metras, UBC Interface Development; Russell Acton, Acton Ostry Architects Inc.; Robert Jackson, Fast + Epp Structural Engineers; Andrew Harmsworth, GHL Consultants; Graham Finch, RDH Building Science Inc.; Ralph Austin, Seagate Structures; Brent Olund and Karla Fraser, Urban One Builders; Javier Glatt, CadMakers; and Nicholas Sills, Structurlam Products Ltd.
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