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Ts’kw’aylaxw (Pavilion) First Nation

Ts’kw’aylaxw (pronounced tisk-why-lah) First Nation is located between Lillooet and Cache Creek in BC. The proposed facility is approx. 18,000 sq.ft and designed base on Passive House principles. This facility will be built in collaboration with BC Passive House. All Exterior and Structural Elements will be pre-fabricated and will be assembled on site.

Based on community’s comprehensive vision towards healing physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually to have peace and dignity, the facility is designed on a holistic wellness model to not only provide primary care services to the community but also act as a hub for wellness of the community to nurture physical and spiritual potentials.  At the heart of this facility there is a multi-purpose community gathering space that will host cultural activities such as weddings and funerals as well as being used as a gymnasium. This space is served by a commercial kitchen and related service spaces.

From Children Counselling room to Elders gathering, Youth playing basketball and primary care will be provided in this facility.

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  • Passive House Principles
  • High Performance Triple Pane Windows
  • High Efficient Energy Recovery Systems (ERV)
  • Natural Ventilation
  • Locally sourced and Harvested Timber
  • Renewable Material (Wood)
  • Recycled Material (Insulation)
  • Low V.O.C. finishes
  • Energy Efficient LED Lights

    Pavilion, BC

  • SIZE:

    18,000 sq.ft


    Under Construction

  • TEAM:

    Unison Architecture Ltd. (Prime)
    Equilibrium Consulting (Structural)
    Smith + Andersen (M+E)
    Urban Systems (Civil)
    Mierau Contractors Ltd. (GC)

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