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An engineer works on the electrical and control panel for one of three Vienna House Droplet hot water plants.

A Cutting-Edge Zero-Carbon Hot Water Plant Is in the Works for Vienna House

Every time a Vienna House resident washes the dishes or takes a shower, they’ll be benefiting from a new climate-friendly hot-water plant up on the building’s roof. The building will feature the first Canadian installation of the WaterDrop Droplet system.

A Solid Foundation

Vienna House is rising from the Earth! In recent weeks, Kindred Construction crews have been building forms, bending rebar, and pouring footings and slabs. Here’s a peek over the fence to bring you up to date.

Myriad design and engineering innovations combine to increase performance, resilience, and lower costs.

Cutting Edge

Vienna House is a platform to showcase construction innovations. It highlights methods used internationally, as well as techniques shown to improve the quality and affordability of sustainable and resilient housing across Canada.

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Vienna House Groundbreaking Video Recap

In February, project partners came together to recognize and celebrate all the visioning, planning, investment, and collaboration that has brought Vienna House to this milestone.

Construction Begins at Vienna House

Elected officials and project team members gathered at the Vienna House job site for a celebration to mark a milestone years in the making.

Rendering of the proposed Vienna House central courtyard, depicting residents using the space for a summer community gathering. (Rendering: PUBLIC Architecture + Communication.)

City of Vancouver Green Lights Vienna House Rezoning Application

On August 28, the City of Vancouver Mayor and Council voted unanimously to move the Vienna House project forward.

Ready for Just About Anything

The Vienna House design team envisions a near zero-emissions building that will help soften the impacts of climate change on its residents. Here’s how.