‘Cubist Tree’ Blooms at New UBC Sciences Building

By Mark Hume, Globe and Mail
May 28, 2013

Described as “a kind of cubist tree,” the new pharmaceutical sciences building at the University of British Columbia is attracting international architectural awards – and top researchers from other institutions. Featuring a design inspired by the structure of a forest, with unaligned staircases that wander between floors like branches, and atriums that draw sunlight deep into the structure, the building seems a natural fit on a campus renowned for its beautiful setting. More …

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