Randy Bens designs a house around the idea of a covered, exterior living space

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

 

Architect Randy Bens has designed a new home in West Vancouver, Canada.

 

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

The description from the architect:

The building is a very long, carved rectangle that captures a stunning westward view.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

The house was designed around the idea of a covered, exterior living space, which is open to the view and morning light through a glazed clerestory window band.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

On the east side, the floor plate is indented in 3 places which brings the landscape in, and provide relief to the flat facade.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

The roof is a simple extrusion, made asymmetrical by the vaulted living spaces.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

The vaulted roofs are represented by an open rafter, and contain the living spaces.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

The the trussed roofs are represented by a flat soffit, and contain support spaces.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

The muted exterior materials are concrete, wood and metal.

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

St. Georges by Randy Bens Architect

Contractor: Ruegamer Construction
Photography by Ema Peter Photography

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