Project Description

maison d'etre, a Georgie Award Finalist


vision & challenges:

  • create comfortable yet sophisticated home for family, entertaining
  • open up small cramped kitchen to over–sized dining room, requiring structural beam and post, footing to be placed within room
  • update entire space in this Vancouver home renovation
  • improve heating system throughout home

design solutions:

  • removed wall between kitchen/dining room to double kitchen space; installed flush beam in ceiling; disguised post with backsplash tiles
  • created two functional work spaces – sink/stove/dishwasher – at one end of kitchen; bar area functions as secondary food prep area when entertaining
  • installed expansive heated main floor – tiles and wide-plank engineered hardwood
  • matched new woodwork in master bedroom to custom walk-in closet and en–suite cabinetry
  • removed wood burning hearth/mantels and replaced with two new sealed gas fireplaces with new surrounds
  • moved laundry to upper floor
  • created new flex room off living room by removing ½ of entry closet and aligning new wall with existing to vastly improve living room functionality

Project Details