When Scott Allen, AIA, of Scott Allen Architecture with offices in Seattle and Bainbridge Island, Washington, designed this magnificent residence, his goal was to create an open, contemporary home that would fit into a neighborhood of more traditional houses and accommodate the casual indoor-outdoor relationship of a Pacific Northwest lifestyle.
On any given day, Christopher Walker, owner of Christopher Developments in Victoria, British Columbia, wears a lot of hats. For this particular project, a 3,400-square-foot home that sits on a half-acre lot, his design-build firm also developed the land. Walker believes that handling everything under one roof offers more flexibility, especially when it comes to modifications. “I find that enjoyable. With changes, the design evolves,” he says.
Vancouver housing market continues to maintain a relative balance between the
number of homes for sale and the number of people looking to purchase a home in
the region today.
Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property
sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,642 on the Multiple Listing Service®
(MLS®) in June 2013. This represents an 11.9 per cent increase compared to the
2,362 sales recorded in June 2012, and an 8.3 per cent decline compared to the
2,882 sales in May 2013.
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