UBC Services Building, Canopy
2329 West Mall, Vancouver BC
This 125,000 sf two-story building is the home of various of departments and units in the UBC campus, which include building operation, project service, capital planning & strategic project development, parking and access control service, child care service, campus mail, , financial service, risk management service, VP of human resource etc. It is also the center of teaching, learning and technology, as well as the digital media technologies.
The system is a rigid rail attached to the structure steel roof of the canopy, to facilitate maintenance operations on top of the UBC fleet trucks. It was designed for 2 person working simultaneously, and to accommodate an existing gantry crane to become a complete system.