Brechin BCCUCC Housing

Brechin BCCUCC Housing

Nanaimo, BC

Brechin BCCUCC Housing

Nanaimo, BC

VIA is providing site master planning, programming, OCP amendment, rezoning, permits, architectural design, public consultation, and contract administration services for this church redevelopment project.

 

Features

  • New church space
  • 74 rental units (51% will be rented at BC Housing’s affordable rates and 49% will be rented at market rates)
  • Studio, 1-bedroom types, 2- and 3-bedroom units
  • One level of below-grade parking

This project is set to achieve Passive House certification; utilizing site orientation, a robust building envelope, strategic shading and efficient building systems to meet a rigorous standard for energy efficiency and occupant comfort. The building footprint is compact and efficient and takes into consideration pre-fabrication potential during construction, as well as the preservation of neighbouring mature trees.