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Proud Sponsor of Scouts Canada

We're pleased to be working with/sponsoring Scouts Canada as they build their new 2700 sq.ft., 5 bay machine shop, complete with 1 ton hoist and paint booth. They're also adding a 2300 sq.ft. storage shed with a 900 sq.ft. mezzanine and change rooms, all attached to the new large swimming pool and patio. Both buildings [...]

January 25th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

An Amazing Dovetail

We had the pleasure of visiting this local project before the Holidays. This amazing dovetail is the personal residence of Toshi from Big Rock Homes Ltd. The time invested and attention to detail is nothing short of amazing. The intricate detailing, carvings and antiqued wood (it's new timber with a multi step process to make [...]

January 13th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Wishing You a Happy Holiday and a Prosperous New Year!

December 20th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

And the Georgie Awards FINALISTS are …

We are please to announce that we are Georgie Award finalists for; 2011 Best Single Family Detached Home up to 2,000 Sq. Ft. over $350,000 - Reichman Residence 2011 Best Unique Feature - The Sweet Spot! Mixal Heights Ensuite Shower and Water Feature View the Reichman pictures  here View the Plan here Best Unique feature [...]

November 10th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Photos of a Unique Timber Frame

We just received these professional shots of a very unique Timber Frame home we designed in Sun Peaks . We started designing this vacation residence in 2008 and the clients took occupancy in September. Some of the more notable features; · Curved timber beam · Dual prows to access multiple view points · Massive windows [...]

October 19th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Ruby Lake Photos

We started this project in '06 and it is finally complete (minus a few finishing touches). In '09 it was approx. 70% complete, but unfortunately was completely burnt down (arson). This is an impressive getaway 'cabin' on a beautiful lake. This is by far one of our most popular plans and has been the recipient [...]

October 1st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

When do I need a Log and/or timber frame designer?

Even before people find themselves in the process of building a new house, they usually already have a preconceived idea of what they want their house to look like. After all, we all grew up having dream houses in our minds. We know what color we want to paint our homes, what material will be [...]

September 16th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Building Life Cycle & Material selection (Part 3 of 3)

Building Life Cycle & Material selection (Part 3 of 3) READ PART 1 HERE READ PART 2 HERE 'Green’ materials to consider: Low Maintenance exterior finishes - composite decking, railings and siding. Trex, prairie fence, hardie board and teak to name a few. Low or Zero VOC paints and stains Reclaimed and/or refinished materials - [...]

September 1st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Web site updates

We have updated our picture gallery and added 5 new designs to our portfolio. Check them out below! Gallery New plans: Big Rock (2,344 sq.ft.) Black Water (2,983 sq.ft.) Davis Bay (3,958 sq.ft.) The Alpine (7,558 sq.ft.) Beach Ave (3,758 sq.ft.)

September 1st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Mixal Heights, Lot #6, finished pictures

On July 27th, the clients officially took possession of this home on lot #6 Mixal Heights Rd., located in Garden Bay on BC's Sunshine Coast. It was a very fun project that allowed much creative freedom. We started the Design in '08 so we're elated its final complete and wish the Russell family many years [...]

August 25th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments