Category Archive: Progressive Multi Family

Pile foundation and Passive House – Example Fort St. John affordable housing project

  Close to completion, this 6 storey and 50 unit apartment building located in Fort St. John is slated to become one of Canada’s largest certified Passive House Buildings. It is also a first worldwide,… Continue reading

The City of Vancouver is slated to approve Duplexes in single family zones throughout the City.

Zoning that ensures the majority of Vancouver is reserved for single-family homes could be changed as early as fall 2018. City council has approved a motion Wednesday  which can be read here, asking staff to… Continue reading

Prefab Passive House coming to the Greater New York Area – designed by Marken Design + Consult

Currently at building permit preparation stage, Marken Design and Consult is designing  a two storey plus walk out basement single family residence in the Greater New York area, Southern Connecticut. The contemporary wood… Continue reading

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