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St. Georges / Randy Bens Architect

St. Georges / Randy Bens Architect

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Vancouver, Canada
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  • City:Vancouver
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Text description provided by the architects. This project is located in West Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. The building is a very long, carved rectangle that captures a stunning westward view. The house was designed around the idea of a covered, exterior living space, which is open to the view and morning light through a glazed clerestory window band.

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On the east side, the floor plate is indented in 3 places which brings the landscape in, and provide relief to the flat facade.  The roof is a simple extrusion, made asymmetrical by the vaulted living spaces.

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The vaulted roofs are represented by an open rafter, and contain the living spaces.  The the trussed roofs are represented by a flat soffit, and contain support spaces.  The muted exterior materials are concrete, wood and metal.

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Cite: "St. Georges / Randy Bens Architect" 06 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/774851/st-georges-randy-bens-architect> ISSN 0719-8884

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