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26 February 2024
Parkland House, 3219 Regent Avenue, Upper Lonsdale neighbourhood, North Vancouver
Design: Bob Lewis Architect
Parkland House North Vancouver by Bob Lewis
architectural photo : Barbara Tili
Parkland House North Vancouver
With a post-and-beam structure and expansive windows overlooking a Japanese garden and private forest, the Parkland House has served as a creative homebase for the film industry couple behind Hollywood blockbusters like X-Men and Tron.

4 January 2024
Vista House, North Vancouver
Architect: BLA Design Group
Vista House British Columbia
photo : Andrew Latreille
Vista House, North Vancouver
Perched on the steep inclines of North Vancouver where the city’s bustle gives way to a calm mountain backdrop, the Vista House emerges as a practice in subtlety and surprise. The designer, BLA Design Group, worked closely with the owners to design a modest home which unfolds into an expansive celebration of space; a balance of introspection and openness.

12 November 2023
Liminal House, West Vancouver, BC
Design: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
Liminal House BC Canada
photo : Hufton + Crow
Liminal House
The Liminal House clients came to us at a pivotal stage in their lives as soon-to-be empty nesters. The evolving needs of a family became the impetus for how we imagined a house that could embody the state of transition at a conceptual and experiential level.

11 November 2023
Lantern House, 825 Forest Hills Drive, Edgemont Village, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Design: Fred Hollingsworth Architect
Lantern House North Vancouver by Fred Hollingsworth
photo : Barbara Tili
Lantern House
This Modern British Columbia home is being offered for sale at $3,285,000. West Coast Modern Lists Japanese-Inspired Fred Hollingsworth-Designed Home for Sale in North Vancouver.

17 Sep 2023
Starlet House, North Vancouver
Architect: Gordon Hartley
Starlet House North Vancouver British Columbia
photo : Yan Timo
Starlet House, North Vancouver
West Coast Modern lists rare Richard Neutra-inspired California modern home. Starlet House is for sale in North Vancouver.

1 September 2023
Hood Point Residence
Design: PUBLIC Architecture
Hood Point Residence Vancouver British Columbia
photo : Andrew Latreille
Hood Point Residence
With breathtaking views of Howe Sound, the Hood Point Residence is distinguished by its lush gardens, roof decks, and terraces gently descending to the Salish Sea.

30 August 2023
Eppich House II
Design: Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson's Eppich House II Vancouver
photo : Ema Peter
Eppich House II
Eppich House II, by celebrated Canadian architect Arthur Erickson (1924–2009), is officially on the market in West Vancouver’s British Properties for $12.8 million. This year marks the home’s 35th anniversary, having been designed in 1979 and completed in 1988, and comes beautifully renovated and restored—from furniture to artwork and landscaping.

6 June 2023
Flying Arrow House, Edgemont Village, British Columbia, Canada
Design: Fred Hollingsworth
Flying Arrow House Edgemont Village Vancouver
photo courtesy West Coast Modern
Flying Arrow House, Edgemont Village
West Coast Modern Searches for Buyer to Save Last Remaining Fred Hollingsworth-Designed Flying Arrow House. One of only six Flying Arrow houses ever built, the modest, efficiently designed, post-and-beam home was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian design.

24 May 2023
Montiverdi House #8, West Vancouver
Design: Arthur Erickson Architect
Montiverdi House West Vancouver by Arthur Erickson
photograph courtesy West Coast Modern
Montiverdi House, West Vancouver by Arthur Erickson
West Coast Modern is announcing today that it is listing Arthur Erickson’s Montiverdi House #8 for sale. Located in the Caulfield neighbourhood of West Vancouver, the 2,010-square-foot home is the first ground-oriented home in Montiverdi Estates to come on the market in over a decade.

28 Mar 2023
West Vancouver house
Design: KOArchitecture
West Vancouver Residence British Columbia Canada
photo : Sozinho Imagery
West Vancouver Residence, British Columbia
Built in 1958 and originally designed by noted Pacific Northwest architect Roland Terry, this West Vancouver house no longer met the needs of contemporary living. Designed around a central courtyard, the L-shaped residence is divided into a private wing housing bedrooms and a public-oriented section holding the kitchen, dining and living areas.

5 Mar 2023
BlackCliff House
Design: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
BlackCliff House Vancouver British Columbia
photo : Ema Peter
BlackCliff House, Vancouver, British Columbia
The BlackCliff House is situated on Canada’s west coast, perched on a granite rock rising 40 meters above the shoreline below. This location is a geographical “half-way” point for a dispersed family who are intermittently working and living on multiple continents.

3 Mar 2023
Eaves House
Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
Eaves House Vancouver British Columbia
photo : Ema Peter
Eaves House
The Eaves House exists at the interface between a residential neighborhood below and an undeveloped forested ravine above. The long and narrow cross-pitched site is asymmetrical with a pan-handle shape.

1 Mar 2023
Four & Four House
Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
Four and Four House Vancouver British Columbia
photo : Andrew Latreille
Four and Four House
Situated on a steep waterfront lot flanked by suburban context, the Four & Four House knits together the client’s affinity for mid-century, post-and-beam construction with contemporary adaptations.

11 Feb 2023
Yeats House, Richmond, British Columbia
Architects: BLA Design Group
Yeats House Richmond British Columbia
photo : Andrew Latreille
Yeats House, Richmond, British Columbia
BLA Design Group creates Yeats House, a modern barn house featuring an incredible atrium space which encourages activity and connectivity for a young family in Richmond. The home needed to serve a young family well; providing a central gathering space that encourages time spent together.

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Modern Vancouver Houses in 2022 – latest British Columbia homes, chronological:

21 Sep 2022
Nanton Residence
Architects: Bla Design Group and Campos Studio
Nanton Residence Vancouver British Columbia
photo : Andrew Latreille
Nanton Residence
BLA Design Group and Wiedemann Architectural create modern brick house which integrates into a long sloping site, and features sweeping views westward over Vancouver. This contemporary BC residence is a modern brick home located in Vancouver, Canada. Designed for a large multi-generational family, this residence makes a bold statement from its position on a highly visible corner lot next to Vancouver’s Arbutus Greenway.

16 Sep 2022
Collingwood House
Architects: Bla Design Group and Campos Studio
Collingwood House Vancouver Home
photo : Andrew Latreille
Collingwood House
This British Columbia home is a unique local collaboration between an established practice and an emerging studio to create a living accommodation that is responsive and personal. It is a successful example of small-scale residential architecture which utilizes its immediate context and the local climate to generate a sensitive contemporary house.

2 July 2022
Mountain House
Design: Milad Eshtiyaghi Studio
Mountain House Vancouver
image courtesy of architects practice
Mountain House, Vancouver Concept Home
The idea of the Mountain House design started from the base that was already there – on the site of the four old trees. Milad Eshtiyaghi Studio wanted to build the project without cutting or moving the trees, so they built the design around them and in the space between they made a backyard in front of the trees.

23 Jun 2022
Dunbar Residence
Architects: JHA™ Architecture + Interior Architectural Design
Dunbar Residence Vancouver Home
photo : Andrew Latreille
Dunbar Residence
The architecture of the Dunbar Residence pays homage to estate homes seen in the Vancouver historical Shaughnessy area. The dark coloured trims, brackets and oversized wood windows contrast the warms toned stucco and locally sourced granite.

31 May 2022
Starship House, 6028 Eagleridge Drive, West Vancouver
Design: Arthur Erickson Architect
Starship House in West Vancouver by Arthur Erickson
photo courtesy of West Coast Modern
Starship House in West Vancouver by Arthur Erickson
At $4.3 million, this is one of the most significant architectural sales in Western Canada. The buyers of this bold Modern BC property will preserve the home and restore it to its former glory.

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Vancouver Houses in 2020 – 2021

29 Sep 2021
546 West 13th Avenue
Design: GBL Architects
546 West 13th Avenue Apartments Vancouver
image : GBL Architects
546 West 13th Avenue Apartments
GBL Architects has received unanimous approval from the City of Vancouver Council for their new housing development for the international non-profit organization and global volunteer organization Soroptimist International of Vancouver. The housing project at 546 West 13th Avenue in Vancouver, British Columbia, is the first development project in Canada developed, designed, and delivered by an entirely female team, demonstrating women’s leadership in a male-dominated sector.

18 Jan 2020
Prince Albert House in East Vancouver
Architect: Randy Bens Architect
Prince Albert House
photography : Ema Peter and Ian Lanterman
Prince Albert House in East Vancouver, BC
This residential project is located on the east side of Vancouver, BC.

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Vancouver Houses in 2019

15 Aug 2019
Balsam Modern House, West Vancouver, BC
Design: John Henshaw Architect
Balsam Modern House West Vancouver
photographer : Erich Saide
Balsam Modern House in West Vancouver
This BC property was inspired by linear architecture: nearby Fraser River and its park like surrounding. The home’s interiors continued the architectural scheme of long, linear glulam beams with extensive use of North American black walnut and natural stone.

29 Jul 2019
Deep Cove House, North Vancouver, BC
Design: D’Arcy Jones Architects
Deep Cove House North Vancouver
photograph : Ema Peter
Deep Cove House in North Vancouver
A crisply-detailed house for a family is part look-out tower, part courtyard, and part landform. The front of the house wears a simple mask, to set a quiet and private tone even though the project is located near a bustling neighbourhood intersection and commercial area.

24 Jul 2019
Strathcona Village

7 Jan 2019
The Edge House
Design: Vallely Architecture
The Edge House in Vancouver
photographer : Ema Peter
House on North Shore Mountains
Situated on the south facing slopes of Vancouver’s North Shore mountains, the Edge House pays homage to the tenets of modern architecture while incorporating distinctly regional elements of exposed wood and timber to create a clean, contemporary West Coast esthetic.

Vancouver Houses in 2018

14 Dec 2018
Aperture Apartments, 5688 Willow Street
Design: Arno Matis Architecture
Aperture Apartments Vancouver Houses
photography : Michael Elkan Photography
Aperture Apartments
Façade openings are programmed to provide passive shading, and act like an Aperture: opening and closing in response to the unique solar exposure of each façade. Apertures are deeper on the south elevation to provide increased sun shading, and more shallow and open to the North, to allow for additional light.

15 Aug 2018
Saint George House
Design: Falken Reynolds Interiors and Randy Bens
Saint George House Saint George House in Vancouver
photograph : Ema Peter
Saint George House
Can a home feel spacious through innovative design? Vancouver Interior Design firm Falken Reynolds Interiors opens the doors to their latest modern-home interior design project, the Saint George House, which highlights innovative design strategies to create space and serenity.

31 Jul 2018
Coal Harbour Apartment
Design: Haeccity Studio Architecture
Coal Harbour Apartment Vancouver Houses
photograph : Andrew Latreille
Coal Harbour Apartment
This spacious apartment in downtown Vancouver’s picturesque Coal Harbour was customized to serve as a multi-generational gathering space.

18 Jun 2018
Mingo Residence, West Vancouver, BC
Design: Architecture Building Culture
Mingo Residence in BC
photo : Andrew Latreille
Mingo Residence in West Vancouver
This British Columbia residential project takes its cue from the landscape. It is a single-story house that climbs the sloping property in four large steps. Living is at street level and each bedroom is on its own terrace with the master bedroom at the top.

28 May 2018
Sunset House
Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
New House in West Vancouver
photos : Martin Tessler and Ema Peter
New House in West Vancouver
Located on a steep and technically challenging site in West Vancouver, the Sunset House is designed to capture immediate views of heavy marine traffic and the open sea to the west.

24 May 2018
G’day House
Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
Contemporary Vancouver Residence
photograph © Ema Peter
Contemporary Vancouver Residence
This British Columbia property resulted from a commission for an Australian ex-patriate family, who requested a home that would support a relaxed attitude toward daily life and would help them re-connect with a warm-weather lifestyle.

23 May 2018
Esquimalt House
Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses
Esquimalt House in Vancouver
photograph © Martin Tessler
Esquimalt House
This new British Columbia house is situated on a steep and unusually wide property with significant views of downtown Vancouver, the Lion’s Gate Bridge and Burrard Inlet.

16 May 2018
Gulf Islands Residence
Architects: RUFproject
Gulf Islands Residence on Salt Spring Island British Columbia
photograph : Ivan Hunter
Gulf Islands Residence
The design of this Gulf Islands’ private residence responds to the Client’s brief for the creation of a ‘modern log cabin’ on a precious piece of ocean-front property.

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Vancouver Houses up to and including 2016

3 Dec 2016
Backcountry Hut, British Columbia
Architect: Leckie Studio Architecture + Design
Backcountry Hut Vancouver
image Courtesy architecture office
Backcountry Hut in Vancouver
The Backcountry Hut Company has been honoured with a 2016 Canadian Architect Award of Merit. “For over 40 years, Canadian Architect has sponsored an annual national awards program, the only national awards that recognize projects in the design stage.

30 Sep 2016
Cadence, Lantzville, Vancouver Island, BC
Design: Keith Baker Design Inc.
Residence on Vancouver Island, British Columbia
photograph : Mia Dominguez, Artez Photography, Nanaimo, BC
New Residence on Vancouver Island
This property was designed as a series of pavilions, nestled along the sunny shoreline of Lantzville on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. This stunning home was an award-winner even while it was on the ‘drawing board’.

14 Oct 2015
St James House, West Vancouver
Architect: Randy Bens Architect
St James House British Columbia
photograph : Ema Peter
St Georges House in West Vancouver
The home’s H-shape creates a great variety of exterior spaces (moss garden to the north, and paved surfaces and reflecting pool to the south). The upper floor aligns with the center of the H, and cantilevers over both ends of the lower floor.

14 Aug 2014
Mathers Residence, 3255 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver, BC, Canada
Design: Eurohouse Construction
Mathers Residence British Columbia, Canada
image from architects
Mathers Residence
This spectacular residence is a vivid example of the West Coast style brought to its excellence. Beautiful natural granite envelopes the house exterior together with colossal cedar elements, integrates completely with the natural rock and secular cedar trees around the house.

1 Feb 2015
Groveland House
Design: Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses
Groveland House - Vancouver Houses
photo : Ema Peter
Groveland House
A gentle three-story sloping site offers significant connections to grade on all levels of this contemporary British Columbia residence: a putting green on the upper floor, pool and entertainment on the middle level and more intimate views to natural bedrock all the lower level.

9 Dec 2014
430 House
Design: D’Arcy Jones Architecture Inc
430 House, BC, Canada
photograph : Sama Jim Canzian
430 House
The renovation of a 1981 Vancouver Special on a 33 foot-wide lot retained the entire foundation and structure of the house. The interior layout was flipped, moving the kitchen, dining and living areas from the upper floor down to the main floor, so the most important interior spaces could be at grade.

7 Jun 2014
Choklit Vancouver, The Fairview
Architect: Arthur Erickson
Choklit Vancouver, British Columbia
photograph : Kate- Video Open House
Vancouver Town House
Young Canadian architect Arthur Erickson had an office in The Fairview neighbourhood of Vancouver British Columbia. The building also housed Purdy’s Chocolates. Many years later when he had the opportunity to design a triplex in the same area he called it “Choklit”.

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9 Aug 2010
House 23, Surrey, BC
House 23, Surrey, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
photo courtesy of architects office
House in Vancouver
23.2 is a 500 square metre house for a family built on a large rural acreage. There is a gentle slope from east to west and two masses of old growth forest defining two “outdoor rooms” each with a its own distinct ecology and conditions of light; the house is situated at the point of maximum tension in between these two environments, and as such acts at once to define the two as distinct, and also to offer a focused transition between them.

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