Mustard Seed Calgary

  • Building Description – Social Housing Complex
  • Building Location – Calgary, Alberta
  • Size – 12 stores, 14,860 sq.m. (160,000 sq. ft.)
  • Design Response – This novel approach provides social housing and programming functions for a well-respected organization. The building provides 224 studio and one bedroom apartments to assist homeless people get established in the working world again. The building has underground parking, two floors of retail/programming space and ten floors of apartment housing. The design is crisp, fresh and detailed reminiscent of the historic warehouse district and buildings in the area, while providing a fresh contemporary presence with colours, materials and window patterning.