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Toronto-based WZMH Architects has collaborated with industry partners to devise a solution based on prefabricated modular precast units, which will replace damaged sections of existing mid- to high-rise residential buildings in war-impacted Ukraine.
 
 
Data from UBC’s new passive house-certified residence to aid green industry development
Data from UBC’s new passive house-certified residence to aid green industry development
New Passive House-certified faculty and staff rental housing at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, will aid in future research relating to lifecycle performance of similar buildings, focused at helping the broader development community design affordable and energy efficient infrastructure.
 
 
 
Research makes case for mass adoption of electric construction machinery
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M grant aims to rectify B.C. construction trades worker shortage
$21M grant aims to rectify B.C. construction trades worker shortage
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Designing masonry cavity walls?
Designing masonry cavity walls
This feature presents a look into the design of three types of masonry cavity walls: simple cavity drainage walls,
air-vented cavity drainage walls, and rainscreen pressure-equalized cavity walls.
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