Tag: UBC

UBC team deploys AI-powered robots for faster, safer construction

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Construction sites will soon evolve into smarter, safer job sites thanks to AI technology, according to UBC structural engineering professor Dr. Tony Yang. Dr. Yang...

Canada invests nearly $150M for new rental homes in Vancouver

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The Government of Canada announced nearly $150 million in fully repayable low-interest loans through the Rental Construction Financing Initiative (RCFi) to build more than...

Construction begins on UBC’s Recreation Centre North on Vancouver campus

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Construction is underway on a new recreation centre that will triple the amount of indoor fitness and recreation space at the University of British...

Broadway subway station designs open for public input

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The Broadway Subway Project team is looking for people’s feedback on the proposed street-level features of each station. People are invited to see the draft...

TransLink launches RapidBus service

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TransLink has launched its new RapidBus service in the Greater Vancouver Area, improving bus service frequency and reliability where demand is greatest. The significant...

Mass Timber 2.0

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The adoption of mass timber has been slow in Canada. There is a lack of knowledge of the material among project owners, zoning and...

Federal funding for UBC green infrastructure pilot projects

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Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, has announced $5.8 million in funding to the University of British Columbia (UBC) for two green infrastructure...

Cole, Schmitt named Members of the Order of Canada

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Two well-respected individuals in the Canadian public sector infrastructure space have been named among 83 new recipients of the Order of Canada. Raymond Cole Dr. Raymond...

B.C. helps fund new UBC Okanagan student housing

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The B.C. Government is providing the University of British Columbia with a loan for a 220-unit, on-campus affordable student housing project at UBC Okanagan,...

Design team selected for new UBC residence

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Hotson Architecture and Ryder Architecture in association has been selected to design a new gateway student residence building on Student Union Boulevard at the...