UBC AMS Student Union Building

British Columbia

Project Details

The AMS Student Nest, aka the ‘Nest’, is home for all UBC students to gather, eat, shop, study and socialize. The 250,000 square foot facility was designed to be student-centred, including ample open spaces for seating and gathering, meeting rooms for collaboration and boasts a three-storey climbing wall. It also includes over a dozen services and food & drink eateries.

The building exterior architecture is dramatically reinforced with halos of integrated white LED light

Photography: Robert Stefanowicz

Project Team:



AES Engineers


OSRAM Traxon