Passionate Repurposing in a Heritage Home

Timeworn and unique items come back to life in this East Vancouver townhouse rental. When Tami and Josh Knepper relocated here five decades ago, they designed their home to mirror who they’re: “diverse, quirky and a little weird,” Tami says. From a mural made from contact paper into Josh’s old Spiderman robe, this heritage home [...]

World-Class View at Manhattan Condo

The New York skyline is the boldest accessory within the house. This 24th-floor high rise in the West Chelsea area of Manhattan overlooks the town’s skyline, with views stretching out over the rest of the city. Designer Drew McGukin used this opinion as a background for the client’s contemporary soul. This was the client’s first [...]

If Architects Advertised

Most architects are not great at advertising. We are inclined to get work by doing amazing work for our customers and trusting they spread the word to others. We don’t usually promote our services. Actually, at one point it was considered unethical for architects to market, and also our regulating agencies formally forbid it. Architecture [...]

Open Canadian Bauhaus Home

Every aspect of this home’s layout was molded around views, slope and natural lighting, states Paul Whincup of Habitat Studio & Workshop. The homeowners, a couple with a college-age son, wanted a home which could be amusement friendly, using a distinct indoor-outdoor feel. And then they got it. See how sun, color and fun fill [...]

Get Prepared for Winter Ways

Like it or not, Jack Frost is edging in on us at quite a rapid pace. And should you happen to stay on the East Coast, you are already enjoying winter’s windy ways. Right? Okay, so maybe not — which was a mean trick which Mother Nature played with you guys. However, either way, unless [...]