YU at Wesbrook Village

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5955 Birney Avenue
  • Architect: 
    Busby Perkins+Will Architects Co.
    Modern Green (Canada) Group Ltd.
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YU is a 6 storey, woodframe building located in UBC's Westbrook Village community; it consists of 106 suites and one level of underground parking.  This development includes sustainable elements that achieve UBC's REAP Gold status; REAP is UBC's Residential Environmental Assessment Program.  One unit will also be dedicated to research and Development.  Some unique features include:  access to exterior entry for all suites; open courtyard and cantilevered walkways; each walkway is brick veneer exterior; hardie panel siding exterior and hydronic baseboard heating