Library Preservation and Archives (PARC)

Updated: February 26, 2020
map showing where the PARC is
The proposal is for the PARC library to be built to provide long-term, high density storage of reading materials.

DP 13002 (CBP 13005)

Nurseries Road in South Campus

  • DP Application Received - January 16, 2013
  • Public Consultation - Open House held on February 27, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Concourse, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall
  • Development Permit Issued January 28, 2014
  • Start Construction - Fall 2014
  • Final Occupancy - October 2015


The Library Preservation Archives (2,045 m2) is designed to provide long-term, high density, thermal and humidity controlled storage of reading materials, which was received from existing library storage and Main Campus library facilities.


  • UBC Project Services
  • UBC Library
  • DGBK Architects
  • Hapa Collaborative


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