Compass House village

Andrew Abbey & Sarah Langille
ARC605 | Fall 2020


  • Create spaces focused on social wellbeing and health for the individual

  • Create spaces for Compass House to expand its programs in the community

  • Encourage community involvement with community buildings and food co-op

  • Reduce the environmental impact of the micro village with the implementation of environmentally sustainable designs and features like heavy timber framing, terra cotta panels, permeable walkways, green roofs, solar shading and solar panels

  • This also allows Compass House to apply for sustainability grants as additional funding for the project

  • Design for inclusivity for all levels of physical and cognitive abilities