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3681 Sunset Lane: A West Vancouver Architectural Masterpiece

3681 Sunset Lane Driveway

Price: $14,888,000 (April 30, 2015)

Address: 3681 Sunset Lane, West Vancouver

Listed byAngell Hasman & Associates Realty Ltd.

The Sunset house by Mcleod Bovell Design, recipients of the Arthur Erickson Memorial Award, is a newly constructed 6,428 square foot house that fronts a steep, rocky terrain, with south facing views reaching as far as Lions Gate Bridge and private views to the west. With a dynamic urban setting, the residence maintains a village/neighborhood feel that conforms to the Sunset Lane environment. The home’s uniqueness is characterized in how the architects managed to compose the structure around challenging topography.

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Ultra Modern Vanglo House on 135 East 17th Ave

Vanglo House Mount Pleasant

“Designed to strike a fine balance between simple elegance and engaging playfulness.” –  Oliver Lang

There are exciting development projects under construction in Vancouver, with radical architecture that deviates from traditional run-of-the-mill design, livening up the neighborhoods with their presence. The Vanglo House is the first RS zoned property we’ve seen in the Mount Pleasant area that possesses such unique and unconventional design, built with advanced green technology, and a reconfigurable floorplan for future occupants. Located just west of Main Street, this property is currently listed for $2,228,000, with 1,850 sqft. of gross living area.

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Aperture by Renowned Arno Matis Architecture to Become Reality on West 41st Avenue

Aperture by Arno Matis Exterior

“It will be like living in an idea.”

Words expressed by the Urban Design Panel regarding the recent rezoning approval of 777 – 795 West 41st Ave., where Arno Matis Architecture’s Aperture development will be built in the Cambie Corridor. The structure, much like the 6th and Willow townhouse complex, possesses an architectural presence that welcomely deviates from the standard podium, green glass facade design synonymous with Vancouver’s downtown core.

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6th and Willow Townhomes

6th and Willow Townhomes | Resider

“The essence is the essential and the essential is the essence.”

A true architectural masterpiece designed by Michael Green Architecture, this breathtaking residence sits on the corner of 6th and Willow in the Fairview area of Vancouver West. Its minimalist yet richly contemporary style blends into the surrounding environment, capitalizing off of the orientation to the sun with a weathering steel facade, providing privacy, shade, and sound attenuation. Fostering community between its residents lies a private 25 foot wide courtyard between the North and South homes, offering a tranquil oasis within the busy city.
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Brewery Creek Townhome Lofts In Mount Pleasant

Brewery Creek Lofts

The Mount Pleasant area of East Vancouver is a neighborhood that possesses some of the most unique character and historical significance. The Brewery Creek building located at 280 East 6th Ave, carries with it a storied past. Built Circa 1904, this now Class ‘A’ Heritage structure once formed part of the Deering and Marstrand Brewery complex. The location previously had a stretch of waterway run through it, which at the time was integral to the growth and economical development of the area. Over the years, the complex was home to a variety of businesses. It once housed Fell’s Candy Factory, as evident by the remaining signage on the exposed exterior brick wall, as well as a dairy plant, ice plant, and warehouse.

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