Braeside Residence

BRAESIDE RESIDENCE At the foot of Burnaby Mountain, with stunning views up Indian Arm, the Braeside Residence is a uniquely modern home. Situated on a steep sloped, pie shaped lot this project was designed in collaboration with our clients and reflects their elevated yet laid back lifestyle. The floor plan creates an open living space to maximize the incredible views beyond. One is welcomed to …

Bayridge Residence

BAYRIDGE RESIDENCE The distinctive triangular shaped design of the Bayridge Residence was driven by the difficult steep sloped site, restrictive municipal bylaws and environmental setbacks. The design concept was to create a dramatic house built into the slope that presented as a single story on the street, while opening up to the view on the slope side. A self-contained infinity pool is accessed through the …

Kings Residence

KINGS RESIDENCE From the start, this project was designed and inspired by clients who often work from home. The form was influenced by the need for a work space that felt separate from the house when clients visit, yet is still connected. The central entry acts as a welcoming entrance but it also acts as a divider between the public office space and the private …

Westport Residence

WESTPORT RESIDENCE Built into the vertical face of the rock, the Westport Residence is a study of mass and void. Completed in early 2022, this home is a combination of elements to create a unified, contemporary home that compliments the west coast aesthetic of the neighborhood. This project was made possible only through an HRA (Heritage Revitalization Act) which serves to protect significant architecture. A …

Villa Vertigo

VILLA VERTIGO Built on a dramatically steep-sloped, narrow site, that has overlapping waterfront and rear setbacks, this site was deemed un-buildable with no allowable building footprint. Synthesis Design was eager to take on the challenge of designing a modern summer residence at Madeira Park on the Sunshine Coast. After many design panels, relaxation request for variances, along with the design of a residential sewage treatment …

Eastridge Residence

EASTRIDGE RESIDENCE Inspired by the protected bay of Deep Cove and the vistas up Indian Arm, the dramatic steep sloped site called out for framing views from every level. This modern home visually welcomes its visitors with a large glass stair core and an oversized simple wood pivot door. The main level is an open plan with large sliding doors accessing the living and eating …

Beverley Crescent Residence

BEVERLEY CRESCENT RESIDENCE A new lease on life is all this 67-year-old Beverley Crescent home needed, and it was sensitively conceived by one of its initial inhabitants. Julie grew up in this home her grandfather built, so when the opportunity arose for her and Ian to purchase it, they jumped at the chance. There is a fine art between respecting the original ideals and creating …

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Winton Residence

A CONTEMPORARY COLLABORATION OF IDEAS The design of the Winton Residence is best described through the design process itself. Both our clients had specific and distinct notions of what their home should be. As with most creative couples, their ideas didn’t always directly relate to one another. Their end goal, however, did. It was our job to facilitate common ground while still creating a high style, …

Beachview Residence

BEACHVIEW RESIDENCE White is the underlying and predominant theme in this home. Like the simplicity of colour, the spaces within were designed to be open and uncluttered. The volumes of spaces orient themselves and open wide either to the spectacular views of Indian Arm or towards the formal landscape of the rear yard. Photo Credit: Nicole Gurney Photo Credit: Sotheby’s International Realty Canada   VIEW …