Northern Edge Algonquin Retreat Centre

Northern Edge Algonquin Retreat Centre
South River, ON

A 2,500 square foot off the grid dining room with second floor meeting hall. The building includes showering facilities for the tent and cabin sleeping pods located in the woods of the centre. The design incorporates extensive skylights for natural daylight and a living native plant material roof to add extra insulation. The octagonal building shape allows for a large open plan gathering space on the second floor and is easily heated with one wood stove. The building is super insulated and utilises solar panels for minor electrical needs.