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

CONTACT

Tandem Architecture Écologique

Hemmingford, QC

courriel: evelyne@tandemarch.ca

tel: (514) 816-3722

© 2020 by Tandem Architecture Écologique / Evelyne Bouchard