Peel Youth Village

Mississauga, Ontario

Peel Youth Village is a non-profit organization dedicated to sheltering homeless youths. The building comprises 48 studio apartments, and has won a number of architectural awards that stress the material benefits of wood, including strength, sustainability, beauty, and affordability. Sustainably harvested Nordic Engineered Wood products were chosen for their structural and aesthetic qualities.

Awards and Achievements

Woodworks Awards « The Wood Design - Multi-Unit Award » (2005)
CMHC Housing Award for Best Practices in Affordable Housing (2008)
Design Exchange DX Awards (2008)
Owner

The Regional Municipality of Peel

Architecture

Brock James, LGA Architectural Partners

Structure

Peter Sheffield & Associates

Completion

2005