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Centro Towers, The Skyhome Expression by Hotson Bakker Architect

July 25, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

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Centro Towers, the Skyhome Expression, designed by Hotson Bakker Architect. Located in Richmond, BC, Kanada. Aiming to reinvigorate the tower form by inventing a new kind of housing, the “skyhome”, Centro takes advantage of the quality of life present in townhouse living. The skyhome expression includes multi-foor space applied to a vertically stacked form and is organized with the lowest (soft) wood edge at the base, an intermediate darker band and a light metal and glass expression at the top. This division creates a dialogue with the tower facade treatment. (more…)

Private Residence in Kanada, Beautiful Modern Home Design by Hotson Bakker Architect

July 20, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture, Home Design, Modern Home

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Private Residence in Kanada, Beautiful Home designed by Hotson Bakker Architect. The design approach to address old and new was to break the two with a transpar-ent ‘joint’ or ‘knuckle’ – the outcome is the “grand window.” Programmatically, the new staircase became the ideal location for this transition, where the homeowners can glimpse this relationship from the inside as they ascend to the second ?oor. The open space concept is further supported by the glass ?oor, which both shares light and emphasizes contrast between the more traditionally partitioned portion of the existing home. Bright colours and the homeowner’s artwork helped accentuate the materials and lighting.
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Private Residence Design, Modern Home by Hotson Bakker Architect

July 17, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Home Design, Modern Home

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Private Residence Design, Modern Home designed by Hotson Bakker Architect. Located in Vancouver, BC, Kanada. This private residence is an intended contradiction of dynamism and repose. The combination of steel and concrete offset with open, airy spaces creates a unique residence with a distinct Pacific Northwest feel. The home is characterized by many environmental features such as passive solar design, a clerestorey venting system and use of local materials. The combination of steel and concrete offset with open, airy spaces creates a unique residence with a distinct Paci?c Northwest feel.
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