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Stacked in Canada

Modular midrise housing

This project achieves midrise, mixed-use housing through a modular panel system that can adapt to create a variety of unit layouts and architectural forms, Vancouver, Canada.

The project achieves net zero energy through a high insulation value and geothermal heating and cooling. Through flexibility, the proposed system empowers residents to invent their own future.

Project Timeline

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Merging sustainability with affordability
“A leap in development is required”
Sustainable mixed-use housing project receives local council approval
Global finalist project entry 2018 – Stacked in Canada
Silver: Flexible sustainable housing in Vancouver, Canada
“Merging sustainability with affordability”
Project Entry 2017 for North America
Project Details
Vancouver, Canada
Cynthia Wilson
Main Author
Cynthia Wilson
LWPAC + Intelligent City, Canada
Oliver Lang
Main Author
Oliver Lang
LWPAC + Intelligent City, Canada
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Further Author
Martina Caniglia
LWPAC + Intelligent City , Canada
Silver 2017
North America
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