Facilities News

MOA Great Hall Renewal project featured in Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia’s Innovation magazine

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) Great Hall Renewal project was featured in the annual project highlights issue of Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC)'s Innovation magazine, a showcase of innovative and sustainable projects.

Frederick Kwok joins Facilities Information and Inventory System team in Infrastructure Development as CAD Technician

In his role as a CAD Technician, Frederick will play a vital part in the development of building floorplans, maps, and space inventory. His extensive expertise in CAD and meticulous attention to detail make him an invaluable addition to UBC Facilities.  

New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam territory

Infrastructure Development recently completed the project to install the large-scale bronze artwork co-created by xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) master carver Kayám̓ Richard Campbell and Haida master carver and hereditary chief James Hart, 7idansuu (Edenshaw). The new artwork now anchors Hart’s The Reconciliation Pole (2015-17) to Musqueam territory.

MOA Great Hall Renewal project is coming together

Over the last 6 months, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA): Great Hall Renewal project team has been working on foundations, pre-cast and cast in place structures. Once the structure has been completed, skylights and vertical glazing will be ready for installation to enclose the renewed Great Hall.

Newly installed Musqueam art pieces at Henry Angus Building

Facilities recently coordinated the installation of three Musqueam Art pieces created by Susan Point, a Coast Salish artist from Musqueam and a First Nation in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the atrium of the Henry Angus Building.