Category Archive: Progressive Multi Family

New Surrey Passive House offers multigenerational living

The City of Surrey’s first multifamily Passive House is combining energy efficiency and multigenerational living in a progressive designed duplex building. The fully handicap accessible two family residence designed by Marken Design +… Continue reading

Vancouver’s First Multifamily Passive Building receives Passive House Certification

Designed by Marken Design + Consulting, Vancouver’s first multifamily building to meet the International Passive House Standard has received the final nod from the International Passive House Institute making it one of the… Continue reading

How can we make green, energy efficient housing more affordable? Example from Western Austria – Passive House, Net Zero, Low Energy Buildings

While an increasing number of municipalities in North America are setting new energy efficiency goals for new construction to tackle the negative environmental impact buildings have, they face the daily challenge of make housing more affordable… Continue reading

First Passive House Multifamily Building slated to start construction in Vancouver, Canada #Passivehouse #NetZero

Passive House Duplex starting construction in Vancouver – Another First for Marken Design + Consulting After a lengthy development and building permitting process, Vancouver’s first Multifamily Building aiming at meeting the stringent Passive House Energy… Continue reading

Innovative Architecture paired with sustainable, energy efficient multi family construction a perfect fit for North America

Example: Affordable Multifamily Housing in Bregenz, Vorarlberg – Project “Residential Park Sandgrubenweg” by Rhomberg Bau The single & two family sector have come a long way in many parts of North America: We… Continue reading