BrockCommons is not a common dormitory。The 53 meters high wooden residential building stands on the campus of the University of British Columbia, Canada，It is the world's tallest wooden structure building，Now it will be completed several months earlier than planned。
This design avant-garde wooden residential building will have 16 floors，334-person dorms and 272 single room apartments，Can accommodate 404 people live。Floor plate using a five-story cross laminated timber。Roof steel frame structure，Foundation and stair parts is of concrete frame structure。
Exterior paving is a prefabricated wooden wall panels。The prefabricated wall panels are steel frame package，Material containing 70% of wood fiber，Surface covered with high-pressure cladding layer。
For a lot of people are worried about fire safety，Wooden residential buildings are equipped with automatic sprinkler system，Building boards can be used in fire-resistant two-hour。
Compared to concrete structures，Wooden structure building due to its material characteristics，Also has its own advantages。During an earthquake，Wooden structure building's weight much less than concrete structure building，This will enable the dissipation of energy，Reflects superior seismic performance。
The same time，Wooden structure also is good for the environment。Wood is a renewable resource，Can absorb carbon dioxide。The wood used in building structure，Not only can absorb carbon dioxide，No outward emission of carbon dioxide，Estimated annual reduction of 2563 tons of carbon dioxide emissions，The emissions equivalent of 490 vehicles a year。
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