Multi-Unit Residential Wood Design
Canvas Kitsilano Vancouver, BC
This 18 – unit row house development is situated in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver. Wood framing was chosen because it is economical and can be erected quickly. Numerous competitive bids from framing crews were sought.Wood cladding with a natural cedar stain at the third floor was chosen as a material change from the heavier brick base.Large soffit overhangs in V-Groove pine also stained a natural color was used. The stair enclosure connecting the parking structure to above landscape is open slats affixed to a metal frame providing safety lighting at night and visibility during the daytime.The same wood slat expression is used along the lane elevation fencing and at privacy screens.
Wood Materials used in the project are:
- Wood stud framing
- Timber Strand beams
- Plywood shear walls
- Cedar siding
- Pine V-grooved soffits
- Custom Cedar benches
- Cedar Shingles, exterior trim, and exterior decking
- Wood slats in metal frame
B Squared Architecture Inc.
2685 Maple Street
Canada V6J 3T7
Ennova Structural Engineers Inc.
Trasolini Chetner Construction Corp.