Market Sector

Commercial and Office


Image Credits:

KK Law, courtesy of naturallywood.com



9,042 sq.ft.




Completed 2022


Robert Malczyk

Structural Engineer

General Contractor


5-ply and 7-ply CLT: Manufactured by Mercer Mass Timber

Product Volume

15,360 sq.ft. / 435.94 m3


oN5 is an homage to the beauty, structural performance, and sustainability of mass timber. Located in the heart of Mt. Pleasant, an up-and-coming neighborhood in Vancouver, the choice to use mass timber was an altruistic one and made effortlessly by structural engineer-turned-developer, Robert Malcek, principal of Equilibrium, which happened to be the engineering firm for this project. At 9,042-square-feet, the mixed-use four-story commercial building houses light manufacturing in addition to a range of businesses that reflect the eclectic, indie vibe of the community where it stands along the main thoroughfare. 5-ply and 7-ply cross-laminated timber (CLT) wall, floor, and roof panels serve as the building’s primary structural system, complemented by a concrete and masonry base. Manufactured at Mercer Mass Timber’s factory, a total of 32 master panels equating to roughly 15,360-square-feet arrived by trucks from Washington state. The use of advanced logistical software allowed for just-in-time delivery, making for precise installation on this tight urban site.

A total of 32 master panels equating to roughly 15,360 sq.ft. arrived by trucks and advanced logistical software allowed for just-in-time delivery for the tight urban site.

Bring your next project to life

Let Mercer Mass Timber be your partner in bringing your next project to life – fill out the form to get started and see how we can make your building process a success.

By submitting this form, you agree to our privacy policy and will get communication from Mercer International.

This website is using cookies

We use them to give you the best experience. If you continue using our website, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. Learn more about our Privacy Policy.