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This home combines the character and heritage of the past with the innovation and sustainability needs of the future. The owners of this North Vancouver Craftsman bungalow, originally built in 1912, envisioned a home that reflected the history of its location and of their 20 years living there as a family, while being functionally and visually insp...
Project name
North Vancouver Passive House Plus
Architecture firm
MGA - Michael Green Architecture
Location
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Photography
Ema Peter
About thirty years ago, German researcher Dr Feist developed a prototype that would later be known as the Passivhaus or "Passive House". Passivhaus architecture is an architectural style that meets the standard for energy efficiency while minimizing the building's ecological footprint.
Written by
Gerard Smithers
Photography
Castaño & Asociados Passivhaus