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Cottonwood Passive House

Cottonwood Passive House Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta The Cottonwood Passive House sits on a sloping site, enjoying views toward the North Saskatchewan River valley. Designed as a retirement home for an Alberta couple, the house...

Byng Residence

Byng Residence Oak Bay, British Columbia This 278-m2 single-family home achieves a seamless integration into its traditional neighbourhood by blending modern design with the familiarity of wood. The exterior material palette is defined by...

Blindheim

Blindheim Vancouver, British Columbia Built in 1932, the original home had been cut up and rented as student housing for many years. The new owner engaged Ian Robertson of ABBARCH Architecture to transform the...

Marpole Passive House

Marpole Passive House Vancouver, British Columbia Designed by architect Dominic Sy as a home for his family, this Passive House residence started with the advantage of an excellent southern orientation overlooking the banks of...

Fung Roberts House

Fung Roberts House North Vancouver, British Columbia Having lived in the original 1912 Craftsman bungalow since 1992, the owners wanted to preserve their home’s heritage history while significantly upgrading its performance and functionality. This...

Montréal Retrofit Classic

Montréal Retrofit Classic Montréal, Quebec In this modern house on a quiet street in Montréal, the red front door beckons. Stepping inside, light from the large, south-southwest-facing windows draws visitors into the combined living...

Gaspereau Passive House

Gaspereau Passive House Gaspereau, Nova Scotia In early 2018, Philip Dennis and his family completed a 250-m2 single-family Passive House nestled in the heart of the Gaspereau Valley just outside the university town of...
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Win-Win for a Family

Win-Win for a Family Victoria, British Columbia Passive House doesn’t necessarily connote modest, but there is no reason the two can’t comfortably coexist, as they do in this custom single-family home with suite. “High...

South Surrey Passive House

South Surrey Passive House South Surrey, British Columbia Of the numerous Passive House projects by the design firm Marken Design + Consult, this duplex stands out for its early embracing of Passive House goals...

Cheakamus Passive House Plus

CheakamusPassive House Plus Whistler, British Columbia Located in a new subdivision, this single-family home plus one-bedroom suite had access only from the south side, where the attached garage had to be located, restricting the...

Wild Leek Farm

Wild Leek Farm Guelph, Ontario A concern for sustainability and Passive House design go hand in hand. These twin sensibilities are fully embodied at the Wild Leek Farm, a permaculture farm located near Guelph,...

Monad Rupert

Monad Rupert Vancouver, British Columbia Monad Rupert is a four-storey affordable housing project with retail at the ground level that is being developed on a single-family lot. This 12-unit project is a permutation of...

Passive House Temperance Street

Passive House Temperance Street Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Temperance Street Passive House enjoys the merit of being the first building in Saskatchewan that was certified as a Passive House Plus by the PHI. The three-storey duplex...