Endymion Guesthouse

Endymion is a 3,740 sq.ft. multi-generational house, that will enable four families to occupy the house at one time. Since it was a new building on a four-acre site, we had the freedom to select prime south-facing orientation and choose an efficient and simple form. The result is a long, rectangular house with three floor… Read more »

Corvette Landing

Located at the corner of Admirals Road and Naden Way, Corvette Landing is set to become the gateway to the future of Esquimalt. Offering 83 units from studios to 3-bedroom penthouses, this is the first residential project in British Columbia to feature Mass Timber Construction combined with Passive House Certification. Corvette Landing will be a… Read more »

Westminster at St. Luke’s Senior Residence

The vision for this project is to provide approximately 125 units of affordable rental and lower end of market units for senior residents. The development site is approximately 40,000 sq. ft. and incorporates the surface parking lot that is currently used to capacity. A preliminary concept plan for a highrise 14 storey apartment building with… Read more »

University of Toronto Scarborough Campus – Student Residence

The proposed design concept for a student residence at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC) employs Passive House. The concept design for this student residence building has been sensitive to the existing campus context while at the same time contributing a distinctive presence. Planned to be built on a site of what is now… Read more »

Windsor Essex Community Housing

This 10-storey residential complex brings much needed affordable housing to the City of Windsor. The building includes 145 affordable housing units in various unit types ranging from bachelor to three-bedroom suites, as well as shared amenity space on each residential floor. The ground floor of the building is reserved for amenity uses, offices, a four-bedroom… Read more »

Putman Family YWCA Mixed-Use Affordable Housing

The YWCA Ottawa Street is a 50-unit affordable housing & community centre that is leading by example, proving that low-income housing can be built on a modest budget to the highest energy standard. In doing this, the building can become a tool for social empowerment of its occupants. Through dedication to the Passive House Standard,… Read more »

The WHA Passive House Employee Apartments

The WHA Passive House Employee Apartments is a 24 rental unit, multi unit residential building (MURB) located in the Cheakamus Crossing Neighbourhood in Whistler, BC.  At the intersection of Legacy Way and Mount Fee Road, the building is situated on a narrow, corner lot directly adjacent to a 2 storey rock cliff to the east.… Read more »

Vancouver Passive Duplex

Another 1st for Marken Design + Consulting – 1st Certified Passive House MURB Duplex in Vancouver, BC. The Passive House standard is the most stringent building energy standard in the world. Design, location, contractors, climate and construction method are the most crucial components impacting the end result and whether this standard can be achieved or… Read more »

Fort St. John 50 Unit Passive House

THE PROJECT The Fort St. John 50-Unit Passive House apartment project originated from a partnership between BC Housing, British Columbia’s Housing Management Commission, and BC Hydro, to develop a highly energy-efficient affordable rental housing building in Fort St. John, British Columbia. The project is intended to initially provide housing for the Site C Dam workforce,… Read more »

Souls Harbour Rescue Mission Samaritan Passive House Project

This new 2650 m² (28 500 sq ft) 4-storey facility will house an emergency shelter for 24 men, soup kitchen, free clothing store, daycare, and 17 low-income residential units. Exterior wall R40 – 200mm (8”) Semi-rigid Mineral Wool Insulation (Roxul) with thermal clips (Cascadia Clips) clad in brick, metal and composite Roof R80 – 50mm… Read more »