ROAR_One Housing Complex
Curbing the Commute
A ten-unit housing complex on Vancouver’s west side answers questions of urban density, sustainability, and quality of life.
- Blank canvas
Spatially adaptable to accommodate the tastes and lifestyles of diverse inhabitants.
- Max air
All homes are two storeys with double-height areas and patios linking inside and outside.
- Cool comfort
Sliding aluminum screens and bamboo plantings regulate seasonal heat gain and add privacy.
- Meet the neighbours
Units are separated by interstitial walkways and connected by a semi-public court.
- Project facts
Cost : $4.15 Million
Size: 1,950 sq. m.
Collaborators: Lang Wilson Practise in Architecture Culture Inc.
Client: ROAR Ventures
Achievements & Awards
Governor General’s Medal in Architecture, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Lieutenant–Governor of British Columbia Medal of Excellence in Architecture, Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Innovation Award, Architectural Institute of BC
Home of the Year Citation Award, Architecture Magazine
National Post Design Exchange Award