Timber Pre-Fabrication Construction Workshop
“The Design and Building of the Brock Commons! World’s Tallest Wood Building”
Date: November 3rd, 2016
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.
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.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made a minimum of five (5) business days prior to the event. A $30 administration fee will apply to all cancellations. Cancellations made less than five (5) business days prior to the event will not be refunded however the registration is transferable to another individual at any time. Please contact Zena Caul for registration cancellations or updates at ZCaul@wood-works.ca