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September 30, 2015 ... Passive House in Vancouver: Q&A

We did a Q&A with Mallory Baysek from Modern Home Tours to discuss the West End Nest Condo project as well as how the design culture within Vancouver is evolving.  The conversation inevitably turned to Passive House…

From the feature in the ‘Modern Content’ category of the site:

Mallory Baysek: As Vancouver continues to perfect high-density living, another housing typology is being embraced: Passive House, a smart way to build that prioritizes energy-efficiency and high-performance design. One of the biggest champions of Passive House is Allison Holden-Pope of One SEED Architecture + Interiors, a boutique firm that specializes in green and contemporary spaces, whose West End Nest Condo –  a 1,000 square foot, 2-bed, 2-bath condo built by Vertical Grain Projects – will be featured on this weekend’s tour.

We sat down with Allison to talk about the West End Nest Condo and West Coast modern vernacular, healthy spaces and ecological footprints, and how Vancouver is embracing the Passive House.

Read the full article here !