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Edmonton Journal - April 7, 2012 Dave and Carol moved into the home in April 2010. Before they found it, they’d been looking at lofts downtown. Parking was an issue. But neither of them wanted a “cookie-cutter” home. They wanted something unique. And they wanted to live centrally in an area with cultural amenities and/or mature trees. “I just didn’t want to have to drive the Henday to get anywhere,” says Caroline. Dave happened to see a discussion about straw-bale housing on a...

The Mill Creek Flex Homes' project purpose was to develop sustainable residential infill within the inner city. This three-unit, 2-storey row housing fits into the City of Edmonton's vision of higher urban density in the "core," while complementing the existing neighbourhood's built form. The development’s location and proximity to local amenities increases the desirability and livability of the project. The building design creates open, functional public and private interior spaces on a small footprint. It is designed and constructed to showcase...