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Charing Court

Date: July, 2013

Location: Burnaby, BC

CHARING COURT


Charing Court was designed as a young, successful couple’s zen-like escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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The thoughtful remodel of a custom home built in the 1980s took an environmentally-conscious approach, utilizing the structure’s existing foundation to avoid disturbing the nearby green-space any more than necessary.

Interior Finishes

  • Natural walnut railings
  • HARO Natural Wood flooring throughout
  • High gloss laminate millwork
  • Black walnut interior and exterior doors
  • Glass staircase railings
  • Cambria natural quartz countertops
  • Custom millwork in master bedroom with clever built-in push-panels for convenient storage

Mechanical & Electrical

  • All mechanical changed – had to design totally new mechanical room
  • Forced-Air Heating, heat-return system
  • Low-Voltage LED, Incandescent lighting
  • Butterfly-designed roof connects garage-to-house providing natural light, watering
  • Backs onto greenbelt – kept foundation – most environmentally friendly
  • Drain-tile into back-yard, don’t have to sprinkle yard, no excess storm-water into creek
  • Fully automated controls of home’s heating/cooling, security, lighting
  • HW on-demand

Exterior

  • Exterior finished in natural ledge-stone and fir siding.
  • Maintains existing setbacks
  • Utilizes existing foundation
  • Entire roof is hand-framed from every corner of house

We took great care and consideration in building the house of this couple’s dreams. The result? A 6,300 sq.ft. yoga-inspired home that perfectly fits the unusual lot shape while reflecting a sense of understated luxury.

2016 Georgie Awards Finalist

  • Best Innovative Feature

 

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