Posts Categorized: Project

Our Urban Village Cohousing

3 Homes Remaining. Looking for 3 more neighbours. Tomo and Our Urban Village Cohousing pioneered a streamlined approach to make it easier for community groups to develop missing middle housing. We designed this 12-family building for families and intergenerational living. It’s also a Passive House, built with triple-pane windows, so your home is quiet and… Read more

River Market

Project Summary Since 1892, New Westminster has had bustling markets on the riverfront that served farmers and merchants from across the Fraser Valley. In 1986, the building opened as Westminster Quay Public Market, accompanying SkyTrain construction and alongside residential development on the City’s riverfront.Over the years, it declined steadily like many market halls in North America. In… Read more

Schoolhouse

Project Summary The Schoolhouse is located in Strathcon, Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. It was built in 1940 as a school and meeting facility by the Chinese Catholic Mission. Rather than demolishing the building, we chose the adaptation path, connecting the building’s social history to the neighbourhood’s evolving character. We created transformable spaces to support the modern… Read more