“In this project, the minimal glazing details and the layered landscaping blurs conventional boundaries to enhance the sense of continuity. The design celebrates the presence of nature in Vancouver.”– Kengo Kuma
The Sunset house by Mcleod Bovell Design, recipients of the Arthur Erickson Memorial Award, is a newly constructed 6,428 square foot house that fronts a steep, rocky terrain, with south facing views reaching as far as Lions Gate Bridge, and private views to the west. With a dynamic urban setting, the residence maintains a village/neighborhood feel that conforms to the Sunset Lane environment. The home’s uniqueness is characterized in how the architects managed to compose the structure around challenging topography.
“Designed to strike a fine balance between simple elegance and engaging playfulness.”– Oliver Lang
There are exciting development projects under construction in Vancouver, with radical architecture that deviates from traditional run-of-the-mill design, livening up the neighborhoods with their presence. The Vanglo House is an RS zoned property in the Mount Pleasant area that possesses such unique and unconventional design, built with advanced green technology, and a reconfigurable floorplan for future occupants. Located just west of Main Street, this property was listed for $2,228,000, with 1,850 sqft. of gross living area.