The Phoenix

Name: The Phoenix
Type: 8 Multi-Unit
Completed: 2012
Architectural Design: AKA Architecture & Design
Interior Design: Laura Henderson Interior Design

The Phoenix Features

  • Spacious main floor combines kitchen, living and dining
  • large windows provide ample natural light
  • Sliding glass door connects to BBQ deck and outdoor living space
  • Ample counter space to accommodate food prep.
  • Compact functional work triangle
  • Open concept small kitchen gives look and feel of much larger space
  •  Flexible kitchen design enabled future addition of dishwasher and garburator
  • Layout also accommodates table and sitting area if desired within the kitchen.
  • Slow motion door and drawer closers
  • Large windows and sliding doors create intimate relationship to greens space and outdoor living
  • Contemporary design intended to reflect modern standard yet remain timeless
  • Materials chosen based on affordability, aesthetics, durability and environmental considerations.
  • Upgrade options offered included tile, laminate floors, solid wood doors, and quartz counters, paint, dishwasher and appliance upgrades
  • Kitchen located in Built Green Gold townhouse with Energuide Rating of 81
  • Air tight SIP construction blower tested to under 3 air changes
  • Energy Star appliances,
  • Low flow faucets
  • Compact fluorescent lighting
  • low/zero VOC materials
  • Locally sourced cabinets
  • Variable speed quiet hood fan
  • Construction waste minimized and recycled
  • Programmable  thermostat for space heat
  • Low cost passive pre heated  make up air system balances mechanical ventilation maintaining optimum indoor air  replacing expensive HRV