Verdant @ Univercity

9191 University Crescent, SFU, Burnaby
Verdant @ Univercity
Project statistics:

  • 60 market apartments
  • four storey wood frame
  • developed by Vancity Enterprises
  • designed by GBL Architects
  • completed 2007
  • LEED Silver

Notes:

  • UDI award winner in 2007 for sustainable development and affordable housing
  • uses 65 per cent less energy and 50 per cent less water than a code building
  • cost-reducing strategies allowed housing to be provided at 20 per cent below market prices
  • improved air quality based on ventilation strategies and careful materials selection
  • emphasis on selection of local materials and recycled content building products