West Coast Modernism for the 21st century

While vast amounts of West Coast modernist commercial architecture fall victim to the wrecking ball there is a revival of the medium sprouting up in the residential arena.

Moore Building 626 Bute St. - demolished 2004
Stacy Reynaud


1477 Pender St. - demolished 2008
 Stacy Reynaud 


The award winning Wakefield Beach community project on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia is an example of how today's architects are using their inspiration from Arts and Crafts and Modernism and translating it into contemporary homes for tomorrow's inspiration.

Wakefield Beach Project - Sunshine Coast British Columbia


Wakefield Beach - Sunshine Coast, British Columbia

Organic architecture on the West Coast incorporates, what many often take for granted, into the planning, design and development - the four basic elements of air, earth, fire and water. The elements become an integral part of the overall objective of the project.

Scott House - Gulf Islands, British Columbia
photo Blue Sky Architecture

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