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 [...]

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 [...]

Dawson City Alexander McDonald Lodge

Dawson City Alexander McDonald Lodge Kobayashi + Zedda was retained to provide full design services for a new $10 million residential care facility in Dawson City, Yukon to replace the existing Alexander McDonald Lodge residential care facility. The new facility design and construction has been designed to a B2 care facility and CSA Z8000 standard [...]

Ordish-Anderson House

Ordish-Anderson House OA House is a single-family residence for an artist and carver and his partner in Whitehorse, Yukon. The program describes a setting for a creative work environment and simple living space.  Occupying a previously cleared and disturbed portion of a rural site, the house nestles into its northern edge, absorbing the low angle [...]

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 [...]

4th and Jeckell Multi Unit Residential Building

4th and Jeckell Multi Unit Residential Building Currently under construction, this 47-unit MURB development was designed for the Yukon Housing Corporation in downtown Whitehorse. The final building design features a 4-storey plus main tower and 2-storey townhouse wing on Jeckell Street.  The basement will feature functional service spaces as well as resident storage space.  The [...]