Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber

June 8, 2018

The municipality of Esquimalt has given the go-ahead to a development that will offer community-oriented, Passive House–certified, market-rate condominium housing at prices middle income households can contemplate. To achieve its affordability, sustainability, and liveability trifecta—garnering an associated height and density bonus from the municipality—the 83-unit, twelve-story development will combine prefabrication with mass-timber construction, topping out as one of the tallest wood buildings in North America.

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