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British Columbia

A modern summer home cantilevers over the picturesque Pender Harbour

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Synthesis Design has created this modern summer home built into a dramatic steeply sloping, narrow site with overlapping waterfront and rear setbacks in Maderia Park, British Columbia, Canada. The site was deemed un-buildable with no allowable building footprint. The architects were tasked with the challenge of designing this getaway pad on the Sunshine Coast. After […]

This contemporary urban house in Vancouver shines in every season

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BLA Design Group in collaboration with Campos Studio has designed this contemporary urban house located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This three-story new build draws inspiration from the Craftsman housing stock that formed the original settling of Vancouver. From this, ideas of the porch, cover, and textural facade became part of the design. From the West […]

Step inside this spectacular steel-clad ski house in the Canadian Rockies

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This modern steel-clad ski house designed by Olson Kundig Architects is located in Whistler, a town north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Create as a family retreat, this dwelling was constructed to withstand its harsh mountain environment. Elevated ten feet above grade, the main level provides a sense of occupying the tree canopy while also floating above […]

A glass and timber cabin cantilevers off of British Columbia’s serene coast

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McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers have designed this timber cabin for a family seeking refuge from their hectic city life, nestled along the dramatic north shore of Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada. Bowen Island is an idyllic destination in the middle of Howe Sound, just a 20- minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver. Encompassing 2,930 square […]