Tag Archives: British Columbia

Vancouver building achieves Canada’s highest accessibility rating

Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility, a nonprofit charity in Vancouver, has achieved the highest national accessibility rating to date under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) program. With a score of 96 out of 100 points (96 per cent), the ‘RHF Accessibility Certified Gold’ rated building has set the Canadian benchmark for meaningful accessibility in the built environment. 

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GBL Architects designs mixed-use development in Vancouver

GBL Architects have unveiled designs for Archetype, a mixed-use development in Vancouver’s newly revitalized False Creek Flats neighbourhood. The development is centrally positioned within an emerging and dynamic district that caters to the city’s innovation economy. Archetype serves as an innovative precedent for a mixed-use residential, commercial, and light industrial integrated urban development.

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Vancouver Passive House affordable housing development gets green light

Ryder Architecture has received unanimous approval from the Vancouver city council for their Passive House affordable housing development in Vancouver for the non-profit organization Brightside Community Homes Foundation. The development’s design is in response to the foundation’s ideals, namely the mandate to build and foster resilient communities for those who struggle to meet the demands of market housing.

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