The Hive
Inner City Multi-Family

Located in inner-city Calgary, this multi-family rental building will be a landmark project promoting alternate modes of transportation such as cycling, scooters, walking and public transit. This transit-oriented development targets young professionals and offers 140 rental suites where the unit mix is comprised of 2 bed units, 1 bed units (and studios. The project is 9-storeys in height with one level of underground parking, and 10 surface stalls along the lane. Amenity areas in the building include the Hive Lounge (located at-grade adjacent to the entry plaza), a fitness studio and a rooftop patio on the 9th floor. The heart of the development is the Hive Lounge and plaza which are designed to activate the street and the building’s main floor. The Hive Lounge is envisioned to be a vibrant space where residents can bring their laptops and work remotely and be immersed in an active environment. The lounge allows for the space to be activated through active and passive involvement.


Calgary, Alberta


JEMM Properties


120,000 ft2

LOLA Team: 

Maria Landry, Rob Gairns, Erica Lowe, Yousun Jang, Paul Jardine, Lindsey Harbord, Rachel Wong

Consultant Team:

ENTUITIVE Consulting Engineers – Structural
ENTUITIVE Consulting Engineers – Building Envelope
EMBE Consulting Engineers – Mechanical & Energy Modelling
Nemetz & Associates – Electrical
Veritas Development Solutions – Civil
O2 Planning + Design – Landscape


Renderings by LOLA Architecture