BC Building Science was retained by Onni Group as the Building Envelope Consultant for Northwest. Located at 8199 Cambie Street in Vancouver, Northwest is comprised of two residential buildings (one 13-storey tower and one 31-storey tower), as well as a 3-storey daycare center, all on a shared podium. The main structure of the buildings is cast-in-place concrete over a 3-level, below-grade, cast-in-place concrete parking garage. Window walls make up the majority of the exterior envelope.
Located next to Marine Drive Canada Line SkyTrain station and bus loop, Northwest is the newest addition to the Cambie Street and Marine Drive retail and residential hub. The 350 residential units also come with a number of modern amenities, such as electric car chargers, parking spots for car sharing, concierge service, a fitness centre, a media room, a children’s play area, a guest suite, a lounge, a party room with kitchen, a BBQ area and garden plots. Northwest is also registered with the Canada Green Building Council for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.