Architecture · March 24, 2021 0

Art And Views Were Carefully Considered In The Design Of This Canadian House

Garret Cord Werner Architects & Interior Designers have designed the ‘Pacific Spirit Art Estate & Gardens’ in Vancouver, Canada.

The contemporary home has large windows, post and beam construction, and a garden with a water feature.

This northwest contemporary house has large windows, post and beam construction, and a garden with a water feature. #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #Architecture

The client’s art collection was carefully considered when designing both the inside and the outside of the home, along with maximizing the views of the bay and new gardens.

The entryway of this modern house has dedicated areas to showcase an art collection. #Foyer #Entryway

In the living room, a large abstract art piece hangs above the fireplace, while the exposed ceiling adds a natural element to the space.

In this modern living room, a large abstract art piece hangs above the fireplace, while the exposed ceiling adds a natural element to the space. #LivingRoom #Fireplace

In an second living space, floor to ceiling windows and doors open up to a patio that leads to the swimming pool.

In this modern living space, floor to ceiling windows and doors open up to a patio that leads to the swimming pool. #LivingRoom #Fireplace

Outside, multiple levels provide an opportunity for different seating areas, including one with a fire pit.

Multiple levels of this outdoor space provides an opportunity for different seating areas, including one with a fire pit. #Landscaping #Patio #OutdoorSpace #FirePit

At the side of the house, there’s an outdoor dining area with a kitchen, wood-burning oven, and bbq.

This modern outdoor dining area has a kitchen, wood burning oven, and bbq. #OutdoorDining #BBQ

Back inside, the dining room showcases statement pieces like a large dining table, a sculptural light, a backlit wall, and artwork.

This modern dining room showcases statement pieces like a large dining table, a sculptural light, a backlit wall, and artwork. #DiningRoom #Art #ModernInterior

A second smaller dining room shares the space with the kitchen.

This modern dining room has a wall specifically designed to display artwork. #DiningRoom

In the kitchen, a large peninsula with steel accents provides a place for casual seating.

In this modern kitchen, a large peninsula with steel accents provide a place for casual seating. #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign

Also on the main level of the house is a den with high ceilings, a built-in fireplace, and a sliding door that opens to the garden.

This modern den has high ceilings, a built-in fireplace, and a sliding door that opens to the garden. #ModernDen #ModernHomeOffice

Steel stairs surrounded by windows connect the various levels of the house.

Steel stairs surrounded by windows connects the various levels of the house. #SteelStairs #StairDesign

Upstairs, the master bedroom has a grey accent wall and windows that look out to the water and mountains in the distance.

This modern master bedroom has a grey accent wall and windows that look out to the water and mountains in the distance. #MasterBedroom #Windows

In the master bathroom, a makeup vanity sits between two countertop sinks, while a freestanding bathtub is located on the opposite wall.

In this modern master bathroom, a makeup vanity lies between two bathroom vanities, while a freestanding bathtub is located on the opposite wall. #MasterBathroom #BathroomDesign

Outside, there’s a seating area with a fire bowl, and a glass safety rail allows for unobstructed views.

This modern house has an outdoor seating area with a fire bowl, and a glass safety rail allows for unobstructed views. #OutdoorEntertaining #FireBowl

Back inside, the stairs also lead down to the basement, where there’s a sitting room.

Steel stairs with glass railings lead down to the basement of this modern house. #SteelStairs #Stairs

Adjacent to the sitting area is a wine cellar, with glass walls, plenty of bottle storage, and a stone element that’s been designed to be used as a table.

This modern wine cellar has glass walls, plenty of bottle storage, and a stone element that's been designed to be used as a table. #WineCellar #WineRoom #WineStorage
Photography by David O. Marlow | Design: Garret Cord Werner Architects & Interior Designers | Builder: Werner Construction