Sculpted To Perfection – How The World’s Tallest Passive House Got Its Groove On

1075 Nelson St (DP-2021-00589)To say this proposal has drawn plenty of interest would be an understatement, as it played a significant role in Vancouver landing the International Passive House Conference in 2023. Even city staff acknowledged a project of this scale would further enrich local knowledge, and help build a supply chain for future projects... Continue Reading →

Underground Barriers Cause Royal Pains For Permanently Affordable Modular Housing Initiative

1406-1410 East King Edward AveIt was fitting this Urban Design Panel meeting was being broadcast live, with every chair in the room filled, as city staff announced it would mark the end of an era. Over the decades, they admitted city policy had grown complacent, focused only on providing a smooth transition between condos and... Continue Reading →

West End Passive House Towers Rejected by UDP

1444 Alberni- UPD Meeting  Panel Consensus: Having reviewed the project it was moved by Ms. Spoelstra and seconded by Ms. Brudar and was the decision of the Urban Design Panel: THAT the Panel recommends resubmission of the project with the following recommendations to be reviewed by City Staff: Review the massing and density of the building and... Continue Reading →

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