Located in the Grandview Woodland neighbourhood of Vancouver’s east end, the original house was representative of the houses constructed during the early decades of the last century: poorly insulated, disconnected from the street, and with little natural light. The new owners – young professionals with modest funds and a new baby – looked to transform the house to suit a contemporary lifestyle with an eye to sustainable building.
BY IAN ROSS MCDONALD
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Almost a century ago, the Modern Movement began with a strong social agenda and the belief that the new technology of mass production could be harnessed to improve the circumstances of ordinary people. For the last several decades, technology in architecture has become an end in itself.
By Jim Taggart, SABMag Editor
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Located in Toronto’s Beaches neighbourhood, the Hubbard Park Apartments enjoys one of the most sought after views of Lake Ontario in the city. Toronto Community Housing, the largest social housing provider in Canada, has owned the building for more than 30 years.
By Terence Van Elslander
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