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Container House / McLeod Bovell Modern Houses

The Container House is a commission for a couple with three grown children who requested a compact and simplified living arrangement with an eye to retirement. They sought spaces that offered the ease of an apartment with the addition of inviting and sizeable covered outdoor areas. Moving from a family house that was situated on a flat, heavily treed lot to a steeply sloping mountain-side property created the opportunity for a bright and open house, perched high above the ground.

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Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses

Location: West Vancouver, Canada

Designers: Matthew Mcleod and Lisa Bovell

Contractor: JBR Construction

Area: 312.0 m2

Project Year: 2017
Photographs: Ema Peter

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Text description provided by the architects. The Container House is a commission for a couple with three grown children who requested a compact and simplified living arrangement with an eye to retirement. They sought spaces that offered the ease of an apartment with the addition of inviting and sizeable covered outdoor areas. Moving from a family house that was situated on a flat, heavily treed lot to a steeply sloping mountain-side property created the opportunity for a bright and open house, perched high above the ground.

© Ema Peter

Although planning guidelines would have allowed for a slightly larger house on three floors it was decided that a scheme with only two st...
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