Beyond the Discovery Centre

February 17, 2021 by University District

Let us look inside Capella!



Capella is University District’s newest collection of Single Level Residences and Condos. Created by applauded property developer Brookfield Residential, Capella offers contemporary condominiums and estate residences, the first of their kind in Calgary.


The luxury homes offer all the benefits of low-rise life and the utmost in premium, maintenance-free living with a NW address.



To get a taste of what Capella offers, the brand-new single level residence showhome The Vela has now opened for private, socially distanced tours.


Read on to join us as we take a look inside or to book an appointment.


“Capella is unlike anything previously available in Calgary’s Northwest. It complements all that this amazing community already has to offer, by elevating life beyond the typical constraints of maintenance-free living,” says Elisa Plett, Capella Community Manager.


“As this project has evolved, we have witnessed each one of our amazing homeowners come from varying facets of life to one common location with one common goal, and that is to find their forever home. There is already such a strong sense of community at Capella, and with an offering that has never been seen before within Calgary, it continues to stand out among the rest.”




What makes Capella different




Have you seen Capella at University District? The new Vela showhome is a true delight Check out the fresh image gallery!


Designed by local, award-winning architecture firm McKinley Burkart, Capella is an inspired development that offers distinctive, impeccably designed residence styles. Its exclusive single level condominiums offer seven expansive two- and three-bedroom floor plans to choose from in buildings with a maximum of eight homes, semi-private elevators, and ground level private attached garages.



  • Up to 2,081sf of open concept living space
  • 10-foot ceilings
  • Extensive windows offering an abundance of natural light
  • Large balconies
  • Hardwood flooring throughout
  • Custom kitchen cabinet options
  • Stone countertops
  • Curated Interior Selection experience


LEARN MORE! You can view all the floorplan options here!  View or download the digital Capella brochure here!




The Vela


This beautiful 1644sf, open concept home offers the absolute best in upscale inner city living and is now open and ready to welcome visitors. Offering two bedrooms plus an added flex room, two bathrooms, expansive windows, a private attached garage and semi-private elevator leading up to a luxury retreat.


View more images of The Vela!



The Vela Video Tour


Take the new video tour of The Vela hosted by Community Manager, Elisa Plett by clicking here!



Make a Private Tour Appointment


The brand-new Vela showhome has opened for private, socially distanced tours by appointment. The show suite is located at 275 Lebel Crescent NW.


Adherence to COVID-19 protocols and proper social distancing measures will be strictly observed. Masks are mandatory for visitors and staff.


Book your Private Tour


Got any questions? Reach out to Elisa and the Capella team by phone at +1 403.516.5840 or email Capella@BrookfieldRP.com




Inside Capella: Amenities & Design


From secure, heated tandem or double garage parking, walk along a magnificent glass breezeway to a two-storey lobby, where traditional meets new sophistication.


A classic European library-style design, the lobby is an area to gather for work or to socialize. It leads into a landscaped courtyard, a common garden to relax and find solitude. Capella connects residents with 24-hour access to a Fitness Studio, a bright, airy space offering park views. Intelligently designed, each building exterior at Capella makes use of natural and soft elements mixed with bold materials for a contemporary feel.


Residents can avail of a curated interior selection experience at The Studio by Brookfield Residential, an exclusive space for Brookfield Residential’s homeowners, allowing them to see, touch and feel premium quality products and finishes for their new home. Guided by a dedicated interior design team, one can personalize your home to your lifestyle.


Learn More about Capella




Life & Community at Capella


Living at Capella presents the opportunity to become a part of a community within a community, where liveability and convenience are paramount. A Northwest Calgary community that offers a lifestyle centered on ease and elegance, University District has a diverse population and a unique local vibe. As a walkable neighbourhood, we put pedestrians first and created a hub for all your needs, offering the perfect mix of social spots, shops, and services on our Retail Main Street.


Capella is located in the heart of University District with the North Pond and Urban Dog Park and the NW Commons Park nearby. Also within walking distance are the Foothills Hospital, Alberta Children’s Hospital, public transport, the Regional Pathway system and nature trails.Click here to explore the community to see what’s nearby. For more information: VisitCapella.ca

Capella is the University District’s newest collection of Single Level Residences and Condos. Its new showhome is now open for private tours. Read on to join us as we take a look inside or to book an appointment. Follow and share your thoughts about Capella by Brookfield Residential at University District on Facebook, @udistrictyyc_ on Instagram and Twitter, too!

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