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Recent Capital Projects

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This building was completed in 2010 and received the prestigious award of Five Green Globes - the highest achievement for environmental and energy performance and is equivalent to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum.

Paired with the Charles E. Fipke Centre for Innovative Research, they are the first two campus buildings in the world to each receive Five Green Globes and also the first paired buildings to receive this distinction in 2012. Also, in 2012, Arts and Sciences II received a FortisBC PowerSense New Construction Award.

Project Sponsor: I.K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences
Budget: $41,260,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: September 2010
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Kasian Architecture
Const. Manager: Stuart Olson
Sustainability: 5 Green Globes

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Completed in 2008, this building was the first in Canada to be awarded Five Green Globes from the Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada. This is the highest achievement for environmental and energy performance and is equivalent to LEED Platinum.

Paired with the Arts and Sciences II building, they are the first two campus buildings in the world to each receive Five Green Globes and also the first paired buildings to receive this distinction in 2012.

Project Sponsor: I.K. Barber School of Arts & Science
Budget: $30,502,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: September 2008
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Kasian Architecture
Const. Manager: Stuart Olson
Sustainability: 5 Green Globes

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Completed in 2011, the Engineering, Management and Education building is the largest academic building on campus. It has a green roof and is built to LEED Gold standard. In 2010, EME received a Canadian Construction Association’s Gold Seal Project Award of Recognition. In 2012, it received a FortisBC PowerSense New Construction Award.

Project Sponsor: Faculties of Applied Science, Management & Education
Budget: $68,750,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: August 2011
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Bunting Coady Architects/MQN Architects
Const. Manager: Dominion Fairmile

The Hangar 

This addition to the Gymnasium was completed in 2013. The Fitness and Wellness Centre is known as “The Hanger” due to its design reference to aviation.

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This building was completed in 2011 and achieved LEED Gold certification in October, 2013. It is home of UBC’s Southern Medical program. It has the largest green roof on campus which has integrated indigenous plants and vegetation. In 2012, it received a FortisBC PowerSense New Construction Award.

Project Sponsor: Faculty of Medicine
Budget: $31,000,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: April 2011
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Stantec Architecture/Meicklejohn Architects
Const. Manager: Yellowridge Construction

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Completed in 2008, these townhouse-style residences are winners of a FortisBC PowerSense Conservation Excellence Award for energy conservation measures.

Project Sponsor: UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services
Number of Units: 278
Budget: $16,991,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: August 2008
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Raymond Letkeman Architects
Const. Manager: JDL Construction

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Completed in 2009, this residence is the largest residence on campus. It is built to REAP (Residential Environmental Assessment Program) Silver standard which is equivalent to LEED Silver. It has solar panels on its roof which are used for domestic hot water preheat.

Project Sponsor: UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services
Number of Units: 356
Budget: $24,751,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: September 2009
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: HMA
Const. Manager: Sawchuk Developments

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This residence was completed in 2010 and was built to REAP (Residential Environmental Assessment Program) Silver standard. REAP is similar to LEED building rating system.

Project Sponsor: UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services
Number of Units: 140
Budget: $9,224,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: September 2010
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Meicklejohn Architects
Const. Manager: Sawchuk Developments

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Completed in 2011, this residence is a multi-award winner. It received a FortisBC PowerSense Award for energy efficiency measures in design and construction in 2011. In 2012, it was awarded the Re/Max Thompson Okanagan Commercial Building Award and achieved REAP (Residential Environmental Assessment Program) Gold level certification. Purcell features several sustainable features including a green roof (the only residence on campus with one), solar panels for domestic hot water preheat and space-heating demand, in connection with its own closed loop geo-thermal exchange.

Project Sponsor: UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services
Number of Units: 212
Budget: $14,977,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: September 2011
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Ramsay Worden Architects/Meicklejohn Architects
Const. Manager: Sawchuk Developments

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Kalamalka 

This residence was completed in 2006 and has single connected rooms.

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Valhalla 

Completed in 2006, Valhalla has single connected rooms.

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Completed in 2009, University Centre is built to LEED Gold standard and it is the hub of student services on campus. This building was awarded a FortisBC PowerSense Conservation Excellence Award in 2009.

Project Sponsor: UBCO Student Services
Budget: $33,130,000
Status: Complete
Occupancy: Jun 2009
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Stantec Architecture/Meicklejohn Architects
Const. Manager: Sawchuk Developments

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