Affordable Housing at Simon Fraser University
Client: SFU Community Trust
Location: Burnaby, BC
Team: Tandem (Passive House Consulting & Energy Modelling), Local Practice (Architecture), Space2place (Landscape), Associated Engineering (Structural & Electrical), Rocky Point (Mechanical), Jensen Hughes (Code), RDH (Envelope) Heatherbrae (Costing)
This 90-unit rental apartment complex aims to address the urgent need for good quality affordable housing for young families near Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby Mountain Campus. The goal is to create a simple yet elegant building that will be durable, comfortable and affordable. Energy modeling was integrated into the design process in order to optimize the performance-cost ratio and make well-informed decisions. Construction is underway (summer 2020).
Winner of the CleanBC Net Zero Energy Ready Challenge
Study of different wall assemblies and junction details