December 2020- Western Living Magazine: Best of the West

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Every year, The Modern Architecture + Design Society’s (MA+DS) signature Modern Home Tours are a chance to see some notable modern residential architecture. This year, of course, the Austin-based design society (which showcases modern architecture US and Canada-wide) is making the all-too-familiar pivot to virtual tours, happening this Saturday for tickets holders. There’s one silver lining to pandemic-induced virtual home tours: we’re travelling all the …

Western Living’s 2020 Designers Of The Year Awards

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We were recently selected as one of the Architecture Finalists for Western Living’s Designer of the Year 2020. Being recognized and in the same company as the other finalists is very humbling. Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners!

Citytv Breakfast Television: 2019 Vancouver Modern Home Tour

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Our first MODCUBE was featured in the 2019 Vancouver Modern Home Tour on September 14 and we received some great press from Western Living’s Editorial Director Anicka Quin last week. From concept to reality we are excited to reveal the MODCUBE laneway house. Stay tuned for completed project photos! 

Are Half Walls Back in Style?

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We recently participated in a discussion on about the use of Half Walls in your home. See our thoughts here:

Curtis Krahn: Winner of VCC’s Outstanding Alumni Award

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Congratulations to our founder/principal Curtis Krahn who was recently presented with an Outstanding Alumni Award for Community Contribution by Vancouver Community College at their Annual Flourish Gala! This award was given to 4 individuals in recognition of their significant contribution to their industry, community, and alumus. Over the years, he has employed many VCC grads, and continues to stay connected with VCC’s CAD and BIM …


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We are delighted to have our recently completed Eastridge Residence featured on Houzz this week.  The story features 3 contemporary kitchens and our made #1. 1. West Coast Casual Designers: Lynda Krahn and Slavica Paulic of Synthesis DesignLocation: Deep Cove, North Vancouver, British ColumbiaSize: 352 square feet (33 square meters); 16 by 22 feetHomeowners’ request. Create a clean but warm contemporary kitchen that captures the views to the ocean. They …