This family-owned home had great promise but was in need of a comprehensive review to make it truly efficient and create a new sense of spaciousness and style.


Structural alterations were completed throughout the home to allow for vaulted ceilings on the main floor, and the conversion of a previously inaccessible attic into a functional kids play space. Opening a lower level hallway allowed for more flow in the basement, and the addition of a towering bookcase that created a bright new atrium space in the center of the home.


Revamped mechanical systems, triple glazed windows and a robust insulation package resulted in a high-performing thermal envelope, an energy efficient heating system and ultimately a sustainable design that will stand the test of time.


Shadow lines, frameless doors and mitered tile corners highlight the homes vertical surfaces, while transition-less floors are clad with engineered oak and large format porcelain. Sleek millwork elements were introduced and create a streamlined, contemporary feel.


Large, glazed doors and multiple skylights not only let in a ton of natural light but enhance a seamless transition between the interior and all that the North Shore has to offer.

  • Location: North Vancouver
  • Size: 2800 ft2 | 260 m2
  • Completion: Winter 2019
  • Design: RSAAW
  • Photographer: Ema Peter Photography