Canadian Architect January 2014

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Martin tessler

canadian architect 01/14


For the people teXt

Jessica Woolliams

the design And operAtion of the most cutting-edge sustAinAble buildings Actively engAge A broAd rAnge of people, from toddler user groups to vApour bArrier mAnufActurers.

Above Designed by Hughes Condon Marler Architects, the recently opened UniverCity Childcare Centre is pursuing Living Building Challenge certification. opposite top the Childcare Centre is one component in a larger community development by simon Fraser University trust, which includes neighbourhood-wide sustainable infrastructures such as district energy systems. opposite middle Design charrettes with children were part of the design process, leading to features such as a giant outdoor slide.

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