A new silhouette is slated to join Vancouver’s skyline of greens and blues. The seafoam-hued skyscraper planned for 1700 Alberni melds the urban and the wild in the form of a Gaudi-esque building with a petalled façade that looks almost photosynthetic.
The design was carried out under the guidance of the City of Montreal heritage council so the spirit of the original midcentury modern home would not be lost.
The illustrious firm of Omar Gandhi (OGA) has made waves again in the Canadian architecture scene with this home, built to be Gandhi’s own residence in the north of Halifax.
Tasked with designing a home for a multigenerational family, BLA Design Group collaborated with Wiedemann Architectural Design to produce a stunning property that channels both the contemporary North American mansion and the artistic modern home.
Seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms explain the need for the double kitchens (the second being a spice/wok kitchen), and the primary dining space features a built-in banquet dining table.
Built to reflect the owners’ passion for sailing and the outdoors, the home’s wood exterior and the white protective roof that cantilevers out over the patio give a lightness
Set into a raised hill, the home consists of a main room with a vault-like ceiling so the lawn outside appears to rise and lie on top of the structure.
In late September, Engel & Völkers in Victoria, B.C., facilitated the sale of this sprawling shoreline estate for a jaw-dropping $22,750,000.
Completed last year, this elegant home sits in an almost celestial simplicity against the wooded countryside of Quebec’s Eastern Townships, its white façade blending into the bright horizon.