Carcross Learning Centre

Carcross Learning Centre The Carcross Learning Centre is a potlatch and multicultural centre for the community of Carcross and the Carcross-Tagish First Nation. The building is designed using sustainable and local materials including the use of wood along with photovoltaics and a green roof. The design of the building references the coastal heritage of Carcross [...]

John Tizya Visitor Reception Centre

John Tizya Visitor Reception Centre This 5000 square metre visitor reception centre is located in Old Crow, Yukon at 67 degrees north latitude, well above the Arctic Circle.  The Vuntut Gwitch’in community of 250 people is accessible only by air.  Constructed using SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) to minimize onsite labor costs and material waste, all [...]

Yukon Wildlife Preserve Interpretive Centre

Yukon Wildlife Preserve Interpretive Centre With its proximity to Whitehorse along with its extensive collection of northern hoofed animals and its location on the traditional territory of the Ta’an Kwachan and Kwanlin Dun First Nations, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve (YWP) acts as a gateway to the Yukon’s pristine natural environment.  The proposed new complex would [...]

Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre

Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre, is located on the shores of Teslin Lake, Yukon. The building is defined by two distinct program areas; public gathering/ceremony and service/administrative.  A central circulation spine extends down and through the building as it follows the sloping lakeshore; linking program areas to lake and mountain. As [...]

Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre Situated on the traditional territory of the Tr’ondek Hwech’in, this is a place representative of the North’s two seasons: Winter; at rest around the fire in the warmth of the circular bent pole and skin shelter.  Summer; full of light and activity, drying fish or tanning hides on filigree, elegant and [...]

Ta’an Kwach’an Administrative and Cultural Centre

Ta’an Kwach’an Administrative and Cultural Centres In 2019, Kobayashi + Zedda (KZA) was retained by the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC) to prepare a functional programme summary and a conceptual design for a new Administration & Community building located on TKC settlement land in Whitehorse, Yukon. The new facility would be composed of a large gathering [...]

Old Crow Community Centre

Old Crow Community Centre Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd (KZA) was retained by the Vuntut Gwitchin Government (VGG) to design a new Community Centre to be located in the community of Old Crow, Yukon. The new facility is to house a new Community Hall, Elder’s Lounge, Commercial Kitchen, Games Room, meeting spaces, administrative offices and [...]