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 »

Wild Leek Farm

Wild Leek Farm has been designed with Passive House, Permaculture, and local sourcing principles in mind.  It resembles a classic North American farmhouse aesthetically, but has modern finishes and efficiencies which bear no resemblance to farmhouses of yesteryear. The project team includes Graham Whiting of Whitefish Architecture as designer and energy modeller; Local Impact Design… 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 »

The Affinity House CedarValley Passive House

The Affinity House is in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, main floor master bedroom, extra large garage, expansive great room bungaloft is built for a young-minded, active, retired couple who is not ready for condo living. Insulated, engineered wall panels are made by Quantum Passivhaus and assembled on site. Continuous fresh air… Read more »

Blossom Park Passive House Supportive Housing Redevelopment

This project includes the redevelopment of a group home run by Indwell into 34 supportive apartments and a community hub that will be shared with other nearby tenants. The average unit size is 34m2 and includes a washroom, kitchenette, bedroom, and living space. Common spaces include a large community kitchen, laundry room, lounge, dining area,… Read more »

Walter’s Falls MicroHouse

A mash-up of both Tiny House and Passive House principles, combining to offer a relaxed weekend retreat that preserves and even enhances both the views and habitat of its selected Niagara Escarpment locale. Finishes are simple, natural and take visual queues from an adjacent century bank-barn, including use of shou sugi ban charred siding, bare… Read more »