Posts Tagged ‘Teeple Architects Inc.’

Sisters of St Joseph Convent

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Care of the Earth embedded in every design decision

An important goal of this project was to gain a deep understanding of the client’s vision and ideology and thus, through a process of collaboration, achieve an architecture that transcribes the gracious faith of he Sisters, their service to humanity and their commitment to ecology.

By Stephen Teeple


60 Richmond East Housing development

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Teeple Architects Inc.

Jury Comments: The co-op housing project in Toronto puts a new face on a typically banal building form, and has a strong sense of social sustainability that relates to the needs of its residents. Its public spaces, mostly gardens, depend on the care and co-operation of the residents. Atriums and single-loaded corridors in a building of this type, scale and density are adventurous and forward-thinking. Credit goes to the client, the Toronto Housing Authority, for taking a risk. Rainscreen cladding, drain water heat recovery, and the clever use of windows, instead of more typical large expanses of glazing, are examples of how this project re-thinks the high-rise building.


Langara college

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

A Sustainable Campus

The north elevation. By using passive solar design, indigenous materials, geothermal energy, enhanced air quality, energy and water efficiency, and sustainable landscape design, the project stands for the idea that resources are finite and that building design should respond to this fact. The College conducts tours for students, professionals, and the community to explain the sustainable features of the building

Library/classroom building combines sustainable architectural and landscape practices

The goal of Langara College is to create a sustainable campus that demonstrates environmental responsibility and stewardship for the student body and the community. (more…)