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It’s bold, bright and about to make a significant impact on the heart of Kelowna’s cultural and business district.

UBCO Downtown will feature a grand atrium on the main floor and eight storeys of academic space, cutting-edge simulated hospital wards to train nursing students, a public art gallery, a public engagement suite and a variety of other learning areas.

The eight-storey academic base will be accompanied by another 36 storeys of residential rental space with more than 500 units designed specifically to meet the needs of UBC Okanagan students, faculty and staff.

Inspired by the glistening waters of Okanagan Lake, boat sails and the semi-arid mountain landscape iconic to the Okanagan, UBCO Downtown’s colour palette and façade will stand as a reflection of the region it serves, according to Dr. Barker.

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