Valleyview Town Hall

Valleyview Town Hall The new Town Hall for the Town of Valleyview, Alberta replaces the existing 40 year-old building with a new facility that allows the town to provide efficient more efficient service, and meet the rigorous energy efficiency goals of Passive House (80% energy use reduction) in order to reduce operations and maintenance costs [...]

Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport Interior Renovations

Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport Interior Renovations Kobayashi + Zedda Architects was retained to address the most pressing short-term issues at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (ENWIA) while maintaining a long-term outlook on building upgrades. Specific upgrades include renovating the Check-in Area washrooms; increasing the size of the Passenger Screening Area; increasing efficiency of Main [...]

Housing First

Housing First Kobayashi + Zedda acted as the prime consultant for the new Housing First project initiated by the Yukon Government Department of Health & Social Services and managed by the Yukon Housing Corporation. The 16-unit Housing First building in downtown Whitehorse responds to the need of sustainable, affordable and humane housing that addresses homelessness. [...]

Carcross Commons

Carcross Commons Kobayashi + Zedda was retained by the Carcross Tagish Management Corporation, the economic development arm of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation, to prepare a master plan and oversee design and construction of the much anticipated Carcross Retail Village. With a total development area of over 2,000 square metres, the retail village proposes to establish [...]

Judy Condo Development

Judy Condo Development Kobayashi + Zedda Architects designed this urban mixed use residential condo development to integrate with the surrounding low scale residential fabric of the neighborhood. The ground floor commercial unit contributes to the street activity while integrating seamlessly with the residential units above. Constructed and developed by KZA’s partner company, 360° design build, [...]

River’s Edge

River's Edge The 2200 m² mixed-use residential development was developed on a prominent waterfront site in downtown Whitehorse. The building includes six third-floor residential units over two stories of office/commercial space. Construction commenced in 2010 and was completed on schedule in 2012. Situated next to Shipyard’s Park and in a tranquil waterfront setting, this development [...]

Baked Cafe

Baked Cafe Baked Cafe is a bustling community cafe and meeting place in the heart of downtown Whitehorse. Baked Cafe is owned by Architects Jack Kobayashi and Antonio Zedda and serves as a testing ground for design ideas involving community development, sense of space, materiality, lighting, furnishings, finishes, graphics and industrial design. The architects are [...]

Bling Urban Dwellings

Bling Urban Dwellings Kobayashi + Zedda Architects designed Bling Urban Dwellings to combine the best qualities of an urban loft and a walk-up townhouse. Bling Urban Dwellings offered 18 mixed-use residences with a variety of design options including ground level access, walk-up and penthouse suites. The project increased the typical area density 6-fold and while [...]

New Cambodia Mixed Use Development

New Cambodia Mixed Use Development Only the second design build project for the architect’s own development firm, this 13-unit mixed-use development, consists of the a three-story building with commercial offices on the ground floor and two story residences on the upper floors.   The project replaced two vacant lots with a vibrant, high density urban building [...]

Air Canada

Air Canada In 2018, Kobayashi + Zedda Architects was retained by Air Canada to design a new General Services Equipment (GSE) building on Whitehorse airport property adjacent to the existing firehall and adjoining the active apron area. The building consists of a pre-engineered steel frame apparatus storage building to accommodate an assortment of 19 Air [...]