Mustard Seed 1010 Centre, Calgary

  • Building Description – Social Housing Complex
  • Building Location – Calgary, Alberta
  • Size – 12 stories, 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 1010 centre is a progressive and sustainable apartment building that provides low-income housing and support for residents to achieve independent living, a positive lifestyle and a community place. The building provides 224 studio and one bedroom apartments and has community spaces on each floor, coin laundry facilities, a large common room, and underground parking. The design is crisp, fresh and detailed to be reminiscent of the historic warehouse district and buildings in the area, while providing a fresh contemporary presence with colours, materials and window patterning.