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APERTURE Multi-residential LEED Gold infill scaled to young and empty nesters alike By Arno Matis Located between a single-family neighbourhood and a rapid transit hub in Vancouver, the multi-residential Aperture responds to its “single-family-transitioningto-urban� context with a campus-like massing that combines housing typologies. Occupying a full-city block, its massing steps-down in scale from two, six-storey multi-family blocks on the arterial, to standalone villas, sensitive to the single-family neighbourhood to the north. As a result of focus group research by the architectural team and meetings with community stakeholders, the residential unit-mix was designed to fill the specific needs of two demographics requiring multi-family homes: young first-time buyers, and down-sizing empty nesters that wished to age-in place in their community.

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