Nada is Vancouver’s first dedicated zero-waste grocery store. Designed by ZAS Architects + Interiors, this project required me do to intensive floor planning and 3D modelling work to optimize the location for flexibility while also requiring a budget-conscious approach. All storage for consumer goods had to have the ability to be moved for after-hours events such as film screenings, cooking lessons, and community get-togethers. This project helped me develop a better understanding of how to design for community spaces. As well as operating as a working grocery store, Nada is now host to film screenings, yoga, and so many other activities. It was rewarding to play my part in making this goal come to fruition.
Team: ZAS Architects + Interiors; Leigh Collyer, Matt Hessey, Alexander Neff, Sarah Kouedi, Thais Shmidt