WOHNhaus 42 is a 42 square meter (455 square feet) detached laneway home that is designed to be affordable, accessible, and sustainable, while also having to ability to fit into virtually any residential lot in Calgary.
Laneway homes have the ability contribute greatly to the overall sustainability of the city by increasing urban density and creating affordable housing opportunities for people that wish to live closer to where they work, shop, and play. In addition, they have the capacity to make Calgary's urban back-lanes more green, livable, and safe. Laneway homes as an additional housing option also provides the opportunity to preserve existing streetscapes, while adding character, vibrancy, and security to the backlane. Most importantly, this type of housing is versatile and ready for diverse groups of people, including seniors ready to downsize, adult children who want to live independently, and renters who want to live in detached housing.
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