Category Archive: Prefabrication

Fort St. John Passive House Performance and Cost Review – Credit: City of Fort St. John

“AGGRESSIVLEY – PASSIVE” was the title chosen by the City of Fort. St John for it’s first certified Passive House – currently the northernmost in North America. Completed in 2014, it is also… Continue reading

Net Zero and Passive House PLUS Home coming to North Vancouver

The design team at Marken D+C is working on finalizing the building permit submission  for this innovative Net Zero Residence in North Vancouver, Canada. Variance Permit has already been approved on the height and FSR relaxation… Continue reading

Passive House in Fort St. John receives prestigious Canadian Green Building Award

The Fort St. John Passive House was awarded a Canadian Green Building Award on June 6th at the annual Canadian Green Building Council’s National Conference in Toronto. Fort St. John is the British… Continue reading

Innovative Multi-Unit Residential Building Concept Proposed for Vancouver Designed to Meet the International Passive House Standard

A team of building design experts led by KOKA architecture + design inc. and Marken Design + Consulting have designed an ultra-energy efficient and adaptable mixed-use residential building concept that can be swiftly… Continue reading

Ultra Energy Efficient Firehalls around the world – Low Energy or Passive House Standard

Passive House Buildings come in all shapes and forms: From single family homes to highrise and office buildings, supermarkets, kindergardens, care homes and also…. firehalls. The first to be designed and built to… Continue reading