The Centre for Digital Media
Student Residences

Project Information

Location: 577 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC

Start: June 18, 2011

Completion: August 15, 2012

Budget: $9,000,000

Principles Involved:
  • Building Owner: Great Northern Way Campus Trust
  • Contractor: VanMar Constructors Inc.
  • Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership

Contact: Hansen Ng Great Northern Way Campus Trust Development Manager 577 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC, V5T 1E1 Email: Hansen_ng@gnwc.com

Description of Project:
  • VanMar Constructors Inc. was the low bid contractor on a competitive Tender Call.
  • Extensive Piled Foundation.
  • 76 unit wood frame student residence on top of a cast in place concrete Digital Media Centre.
  • LEED Gold.
  • Challenging cantilevered elliptical design.
Team Members
  • Mike Denbok (VanMar)
  • Ron Lea (Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership)
  • Matthew Carter (UBC Properties Trust)