Vancouver

5th Annual Modern Home Tour Returns to Vancouver

By
REW.ca
September 5, 2017






Laneway House

On September 16, participants will get an exclusive look into Vancouver's modern homes and insights from the professionals who created them

Organized by the Modern Architecture + Design society, the 5th annual Modern Home Tour returns to Vancouver on September 16 from 11 am- 5 pm The self-guided tour will give participants a look into what it's like to live in a modern home, a chance to speak with the architects, builders and designers involved with each home, and a rare opportunity to explore some of the most striking residential properties the city has to offer.

Six homes around Vancouver, North and West Vancouver have been confirmed for the 2017 Modern Home tour, including:

1. The Edge House in North Vancouver

2. A spacious laneway house near the Kitsilano neighborhood.

3. The Pacific Spirit Residence, a full home plus laneway house right off the eastern edge of Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

4. A laneway house on the East Side.

5. A 1980’s Mid-Century classic home out in Montiverdi Estates (West Vancouver).

6. A laneway home in North Vancouver.

Tickets for the Modern Home Tour are $50 and include a pre-tour launch party on Thursday, September 14. For more information and a sneak peek at the homes, check out the photos below.

The Edge House

The edge House
Ema Peter Photography

The Edge House is located on the south-facing slope of Vancouver's North Shore

 

The Edge House 2
Ema Peter Photography

The home was built using a combination of wood and timber to give it its West Coast aesthetic 

 

Laneway House, Kitsilano

Laneway House
Alex Barrera

This laneway house, amazingly, measures only 630 square feet

 

Laneway House 2
Alex Barrera

A neutral colour palette was used across the home so as to make the spare appear larger

 

The Pacific Spirit Residence

Pacific Spirit House
Ema Peter Photography

The Pacific Spirit house integrates with its surrounding natural environment seamlessly

 

Pacific Spirit House
Ema Peter Photography

Sustainable features of the home include photovoltaic roof panels and a geothermal heat pump

 

Laneway House, East Side

Laneway House
Martin Knowles

This laneway house measures only 940 square feet

 

Laneway House 2
Martin Knowles

The home was built with a one-storey-plus-basement design in order to maximize liveable space

 

 

Montiverdi Place

Montiverdi Place

This home was envisioned to be an extension of the forest floor

 

Montiverdi Place

The home was designed by renowned architect Arthur Erickson

 

Ridgeway Avenue 

Ridgeway Ave

This home is designed for a growing family to live their years together in one place

 

Ridgeway Ave

The modern coach house measures a compact 1,000 square feet

 


Andrea is the Content and Social Media Specialist at REW.ca. Andrea has over five years of multi-industry experience in communications and content marketing. Originally from Toronto, Andrea moved to Vancouver in April 2016 and has been loving the West Coast life ever since.
© Copyright 2017

Comments

REW.ca welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language, unsubstantiated allegations or self-promotional content, including promotional website links. We reserve the right to unpublish comments, to edit them for length, style, legality and taste, and to reproduce them in print or online. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus

Email to a Friend

Close