Brivia Group will bring the world’s tallest passive house to downtown Vancouver

The 60-story residential tower will set a new global standard for sustainable living

MONTREAL, April 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Canadian Developer Brivia Group selected downtown Vancouver as the location of his newest and most enduring project to date. CURVEa 60-story residential development, will be the world’s tallest passive house building – a modern, low-carbon, energy-efficient building that contributes to a healthier planet, reflecting the city’s environmental ethos of Vancouver.

“The achievement of CURV reinforces the narrative that Brivia Group is at the forefront of sustainable building design,” said Kheng Ly, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brivia Group. “Designed to harness its own energy, provide ultra-filtered air and dampen exterior noise, CURV will be the most energy-efficient structure of its type ever built. We hope it will quickly become a model for future towers around the world as cities push for a more sustainable future. The idea of ​​a super-tall passive house tower is particularly suited to a city with such high environmental aspirations. CURV will be a landmark that is respectful of the environment, contributing to from Vancouver iconic skyline.”

There are very few straight lines in nature, so it is fitting that CURV’s architecture takes on the curved form of a new growth, a symbol of regrowth and environmental hope. The tower represents a shift in direction for building design – delivering on its environmental promises while maintaining architectural boldness and stunning aesthetics.

Passive House is the highest standard for energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings around the world. In addition to significantly reduced CO2 emissions compared to traditional residential towers, residents of Passive Houses also benefit from improved insulation which significantly reduces energy bills, sound transmission and gives a constant interior temperature all year round. year.

The idea of ​​bringing the world’s tallest passive house to life was enough to attract the world-renowned British architect Thomas Wright of WKK Architects and award-winning interior designer Andres Escobar of New York-based Lemay + Escobar, to the project. For Thomas Wrightbest known for designing the remarkable Burj Al Arab in dubaithis will be his first building in North America.

“It has been a pleasure working with Brivia Group to deliver such an important building like CURV that will raise the bar for developers,” said Tom. “At WKK, sustainability is now ingrained in our culture. Superior design, considering the long-term impacts on our communities and environment, can truly improve our quality of life and enrich our experiences, today and for generations. coming. “

CURV by Brivia Group, located at the highest point in the city center Vancouver between Burrard and Thurlow streets, will include:

  • 60 floors and a total of 501 units
  • Walkable location surrounded by a host of socially sustainable outdoor gathering areas, including a children’s play area designed with a palette of natural materials
  • Rooftop amenities (level 61) including hot tub, lounge area, BBQ kitchen with dining area, social areas and two TV screens

In 2021, Brivia Group’s YUL condominiums downtown Montreal received the prestigious Énergir award at the 35th Domus Awards gala for its commitment to providing comfortable and elegant design in energy-efficient residences that meet the needs of the local market and residents. CURVE in Vancouver is the evolution of the Brivia Group’s contribution to a sustainable way of life and is in line with from Vancouver Greenest city action plan.

Sales of CURV will begin in the fall of 2022. The presentation center will be ready to welcome customers later this summer.

About Brivia Group:

Brivia Group is a property development and investment company with an expanding portfolio of major projects in Greater Montreal area, Greater Toronto Area, Vancouver, Quebec City and other regions of Quebec Province. Founded in 2000, Brivia Group has the expertise, track record and business networks necessary to deliver bold projects such as Curv, 1 Square Phillips, MansfieldYUL, QuinzeCent and LB9, meeting the expectations of its various clienteles.

SOURCE Brivia Group

For further information: Media Contact: Lindsay Chan, NATIONAL Public Relations, [email protected]

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