Boreal Commons

Boreal Commons Affordable Housing Project As part of CMHC’s Co-Investment Fund, the project proposes a total of 87 affordable rental housing units, with 20% of these designed as fully accessible. The development consists of three 3 storey buildings, each with 29 units located on a suburban parcel in the Whistlebend Subdivision. CLIENT 536754 Yukon Inc. [...]

Cornerstone Supportive + Affordable Housing

Cornerstone Supportive + Affordable Housing Housing affordability is a critical issue in Whitehorse’s overheated property market. Without incentives, there has been no meaningful private market response to the demand as rental income is considered insufficient to cover development costs or provide a reasonable return on investment. Through the Cornerstone Supportive and Affordable Housing Project, Challenge [...]

Sumanik House

Sumanik House The Sumanik House is located on a large rural property just beyond the boundary of the City of Whitehorse with a panoramic view of Mount Joe and the North Ridge.  The project was designed and constructed by Kobayashi + Zedda and its arms-length construction arm, 360 Design Build. The 2,500 ft² house appears [...]

Urban Micro Affordable Housing

Urban Micro Affordable Housing Kobayashi + Zedda Architects together with sister company 360 Design Build successfully developed a proposal for a modestly affordable rental housing project located in Whitehorse, Yukon. Located centrally along 4th avenue near downtown, the micro unit development is easily accessed by main transit routes and is close to public green-spaces, cycling [...]

Alaska House

Alaska House Kobayashi + Zedda Architects through its design/build arm 360 DB, designed and managed the construction of a corporate show home in Haines, Alaska. Perched on a small property overlooking the Lynn Canal of the Pacific Ocean, the house maximizes its small footprint accommodating two bedrooms and a loft over three floors and 2,100 [...]

Inuvik Singles

Inuvik Singles The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) has long strived for  sustainable and affordable housing in NWT communities which meets local housing  needs, energy efficiency and affordability goals and supports vibrant and safe  communities. As communities across northern Canada struggle to meet the needs  of shifting demographics, the NWTHC is constructing a 17 unit [...]

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. [...]

Woodland House

Woodland House The Woodland Residence is located on a country residential site only a few minutes outside of downtown Whitehorse.  The project was designed and constructed by Kobayashi + Zedda and its arms-length construction arm, 360 Design Build. The residence consists of two simple forms that intersect at an angle. The lower floor is oriented [...]

Riverbend Affordable Housing

Riverbend Affordable Housing Kobayashi + Zedda Architects was retained by the Ta’an Kwach’an Council, one of the First Nations upon whose traditional territory the City of Whitehorse is located, to develop the Riverbend Affordable Housing project.  The development is located centrally in Phase 1 of Whistle Bend in a zone designated specifically for multi-family housing. [...]

Betty’s Haven

Betty's Haven The existing Kaushee’s Place transition home was designed and constructed in 1991. This second stage stand-alone facility complements the existing transition home by offering the next level of community re-integration. The second stage housing development provides 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units for women and children able to leave the wholly protective crisis [...]