All Projects

We create innovative, new spaces to help maintain an excellent learning environment at UBC. Renovation projects are chosen based on factors such as general campus-wide needs, the age and condition of the space, pedagogical requirements, compatibility with other projects, and the availability of resources. Take a look at some recent classroom projects.


September, 2016 - December, 2017

UBC Life Building 2201 (Old SUB Building Renewal)

The UBC Life Building (previously named the Student Union Building or Old SUB), located at the geographic heart of the campus, has been re-purposed now that the AMS has moved into the UBC Student Nest.

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April, 2017 - December, 2017

Hennings 200 Active Learning Theatre

In 2017, UBC’s Learning Spaces Team in consultation with the academic community undertook a project that would see the transformation of an iconic traditional lecture theatre, Hennings 200, into UBC’s first collaborative lecture theatre.

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June, 2016 - September, 2016

Lasserre 102 Theatre Upgrade

Over the summer of 2016, LASR 102 was updated to better meet the needs of 21st century students and professors.

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July, 2014 - September, 2016

Orchard Commons Active Learning Classrooms

Orchard Commons is a new academic and residential hub that provides 21 flexible classrooms as part of the general UBC Learning Space inventory.

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March, 2016 - August, 2016

University Centre Lower Level Active Learning Classrooms

When the Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) program moved to a new building, the Learning Spaces team saw an opportunity to create new active learning classrooms.

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December, 2013 - January, 2016

Ponderosa Commons Classrooms

Ponderosa Commons is the first academic and residential hub introduced at UBC. Developing the new hub paved the way for thinking about the future of mixed-use spaces at UBC.

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May, 2015 - October, 2015

HEBB 100 Seismic Upgrade + Theatre Modernization

Seismic upgrades to the Modernist, 60s-built Hebb Building was the catalyst for space improvements to enhance teaching and learning experiences for current and future students and faculty members.

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June, 2015 - September, 2015

Leonard S. Klinck 462 Active Learning Classroom

LSK 462 was due for an update - with the room’s acoustics being especially troublesome. In 10 weeks, the space was transformed into one of UBC’s first active learning classrooms.

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April, 2013 - October, 2013

Food Nutrition and Health 60 Modernization

The FNH 60 basement lecture theatre had not been renovated since building was completed in 1983. The Learning Spaces team worked on tight deadlines to bring it up to date.

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