Creative Design Makes This B.C. Social Housing Project ‘Tenant-Proof’

The building at the corner of Helmcken and Richards streets in Vancouver looks like an average new condo: sharp modern design, acid-green panels lighting up the putty-grey exterior, roof garden perched high above.

In fact, Jubilee House is social housing. And not just another serviceable social-housing building, but one that has pushed the frontier when it comes to creative design for poor tenants.

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Above image by John Sinal