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UBC Brock Commons
UBC Brock Commons

August 14, 2016News

In 2016, UBC Brock Commons demonstrated the future of construction, challenging traditional building materials such as steel and concrete. The landmark building on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Campus reached structural completion in record time; the structure was topped off on August 12, 2016, when the final CrossLam® CLT panel was placed. The significance …

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brock-commons-june-10

June 8, 2016News

There is a lot of excitement around the Brock Commons Building at UBC (aka the World’s tallest mass timber building). For the last month, Structurlam has been busy manufacturing the building’s key components — engineered wood panels and pillars. This week, contractors began trucking those components to Vancouver for final assembly in a just-in-time process to …

Brock Commons Flying Panel
Brock Commons Flying Panel

March 4, 2016News

18-storey UBC timber tower will be one of the tallest wood buildings in the world The search for ways to build greener, more energy-efficient buildings has triggered a 21st century version of the old skyscraper race, but these contestants aren’t made of concrete and steel. This week’s Globe Conference on sustainability in Vancouver will hear how some municipalities, including …

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request-a-quote

February 10, 2016News

The topic of Tall Wood Buildings is getting a lot of attention lately. And why not? Tall wood buildings are the future of architecture. They are beautiful, healthy, and easy to build. A must read is the article featured in Canadian Architect last November by Trevor Boddy. Another is the report done by Zion Research which outlines the growth of …

Jubilee Plaza Stage
Jubilee Plaza Stage

August 15, 2015News

Ft. McMurray’s downtown has a hip new stage. This dynamic sculpture features fabricated Yellow Cedar Glulam as a moveable performance stage. Designed by Public Work Design, Toronto, ON, the Jubilee Plaza offers a gathering place with something for everyone.

Tall Tree Physio Lobby
Tall Tree Physio Lobby

July 27, 2015News

Beautiful 9 layer Crosslam and round glulam columns were used in this building designed by Cascadia Architects, engineered by Herold Engineering and supplied by Structurlam. This project reflects the maximum in both function and form with large spans, sweeping overhangs, and playful CNC milled skylight openings.

China Project
China Project

July 6, 2015News

Structurlam worked with Viceroy Homes to supply glulam beams to the Simapo Island Golf Resort in Hainan, China. Stunning building designed by architect firm Marsh & Associates Inc.

Whistler Family Retreat
Whistler Family Retreat

June 23, 2015News

Who says CrossLam is just for commercial buildings? This home is a family retreat near Whistler that features Crosslam everything, floors, walls and roof over a small concrete and steel “podium”. Design provided by David Nairne and Associates, Vancouver, BC. An absolutely stunning day to install CrossLam!

June 12, 2015News

Structurlam has been partners with FPInnovations for several years and puts great value in quality R & D. We tapped into FPInnovations’ building system knowledge to bring our products to the market quicker, and to develop new and innovative product lines. Through our research and product development efforts, we have become a leader in the field …