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RIVER-FEATURED

House by the River

A major renovation to a house on the Fraser River in Richmond BC. Retaining the foundation and major plumbing locations a plan to create a […]

BAKER-FEATURED

Baker Residence

This generously sized traditional home was created for a growing family on an unusually large RS7 Vancouver lot. The program was to create a home […]

FOREST-FEATURED

House in the Forest

Unless revived this well maintained home would have been replaced by something with much less soul. The concept of the original house, with it’s Japanese […]

ALEXANDER-FEATURED

Alexander Passive House

The Alexander’s decision to build a Passive House is the result of a number of years of looking for the right fit for their interests. […]

YALE-FEATURED

Ciampi Residence

This new house sits perched on a sloping lot with dramatic views of downtown Vancouver and the North Shore mountains. The floor plans are shaped […]

MAGNUSSON-FEATURED

Magnusson Residence

This customized home effectively maximizes the buildable area on this standard sized Vancouver lot. The corner lot presents the challenge of designing two prominent building facades […]

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Architrix is a house design company that is focused on creating exceptional custom designed homes. We work closely with our clients to develop thorough and thoughtful plans for new homes, renovations, laneway homes, coach homes and boutique multi-family developments.

We believe that your home is a profound place of nurture, rest and revitalization. With this belief we create spaces

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PortCity 2014

PortCity 2014

March 22, 2014

PortCity is a competition submission. Architrix collaborated with an insightful group of Vancouver-ites who explore three vital elements that define our city and places them smack in the middle of the downtown core. The experience of sitting on the beach, walking down on the seawall, or simply gazing out towards the ocean will remind people to slow down, relax and have some fun. continue

House Building – Haida Method

House Building – Haida Method

September 10, 2013

A recent trip to Haida Gwaii inspired me to learn more about the techniques that were developed by Coastal First Nations people many centuries ago to fell, process and assemble cedar trees to build tribal longhouses. Being fortunate enough to get a tour of Christian White’s longhouse I was amazed by the sheer size of the logs being used and the space created within the simple structure. continue

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