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UBC students construct one of Canada’s first ‘carbon-minimal’ hempcrete buildings

The Globe and Mail | | Media coverage

UBC student engineering and architectural team Third Quadrant Design’s new carbon-minimal hempcrete building was featured by the media. The team was advised by SALA associate professor Dr. Adam Rysanek.

UBC engineering, architecture students redefine sustainable construction

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Welcome to UBC Third Space Commons - a near-zero carbon emissions building designed and built by students from UBC Applied Science and other faculties. This new space at UBC Vancouver is the first such building designed by students in Canada.

Vancouver highrise clusters not bad, but 'a bit cold'

Vancouver Sun | | Media coverage

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture professor Patrick Condon noted that local politicians have embraced the planning model based on organizing high-density projects around rapid-transit stations.

UBC student team aims to build a net-zero student space on campus

| Announcement

UBC’s award-winning Third Quadrant Design– a team of more than 60 students in engineering, architecture, business, and arts – is about to start construction of a new student space on campus that redefines sustainable design.

Some classes to resume in-person January 24, 2022

| Announcement

Dear students,  Due to the experiential nature of the learning and requirements within the Faculty of Applied Science, an important exception has been made to the decision taken by UBC to extend online learning.  

Classes moving online January 10-23, 2022

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From January 10 – 23, 2022, all classes will be online, unless instructors or programs indicate otherwise.

Alumni Advice for Graduating into a Pandemic

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EMMA GARROD, Nursing  Stay creative and open! In my twelve years of nursing I have worked in a variety of clinical areas, as well as in education, policy and research. Think about ways your skills can stretch and apply to different areas that you…

UBC Applied Science researchers named among world's top scientists

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More than 100 researchers affiliated with the UBC Faculty of Applied Science are among the 100,000 most-cited scientists across all scientific fields, or among the top two per cent of most-cited scientists in their respective subfields, according to…

Turkey 2-Part Tourney terrifies (and delights) APSC community

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As if the approach of another Vancouver winter weren’t scary enough, today UBC Applied Science hosted its second annual Turkey 2-Part Tourney — a Halloween-themed competition that struck mortal fear into the hearts of everyone in attendance. After…

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