Special Need Care Home

Vancouver, BC.


This custom built laneway house was designed to address the owner’s need for theĀ care taker to assist their family with special needs. This compact residence located at the back of the main residence and designed in a way that will function independently from the main residence and no view towards the main house. An accessible and welcoming 2 bedroom dwelling was designed with one open and one enclosed garage. It is clad with Cedar and Hardie panels.

Heat and Cool supplied by a heat pump and natural ventilation. Highly insulated slab, walls, and roof and air tight make this unit energy efficient.

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  • High vaulted and open ceiling
  • High Performance Doors and Windows
  • Heat Pump system
  • Natural Ventilation
  • Locally sourced and Harvested Timber
  • Renewable MaterialĀ (Wood)
  • Low V.O.C. finishes
  • Energy Efficient LED Lights

    Vancouver, BC

  • SIZE:

    940 sq.ft.


    Completed December 2016


    Unison Architecture Ltd (Prime)
    Tides Consulting Ltd.


    Kennedy Construction (GC)

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