Carbonized Cypress Wood Covers The Exterior Of This New House In Vancouver

Measured Architecture Inc. have designed this modern single family house in Vancouver, Canada, that opens up to a backyard patio area with a green wall.

 

Measured Architecture has designed this modern house in Vancouver, Canada, that opens up to a backyard patio area with a green wall.

 

The exterior of the home is covered in carbonized cypress wood exterior cladding, giving it a bold and dark appearance, while hexagon stepping stones guide visitors to the front door.

The exterior of this modern house is covered in carbonized cypress exterior cladding, giving it a bold and dark appearance, while hexagon stepping stones guide visitors to the front door.


At the rear of the home, re-purposed white-washed concrete boardform boards have been used as window surrounds and on the soffits. Large sliding doors open the home to the backyard patio.


At the rear of this modern house, re-purposed white-washed boardform boards has been used as window surrounds and the soffit. Large sliding doors open the home to the backyard patio.


The backyard patio has a green wall backdrop that wraps around onto the roof of a laneway house and garage.


This backyard patio and entertaining area has a firepit and a green wall as a backdrop that wraps around onto the roof of a laneway house and garage.


The view through the open space looks right out to the green wall. Inside, the living room and kitchen share the same space, with the living room anchored in the room by a large rug.


Inside this modern house, the living room and kitchen share the same space, and look out onto an outdoor entertaining area with a green wall.


Between the living room and the kitchen is a wall decorated with a gallery of favorite art pieces.


Between the living room and the kitchen in this modern house, is a wall decorated with a gallery of favorite art pieces.


The light wood kitchen has a large island with space for counter stools, and the fridge easily blends into the cabinets. Light hexagon tiles have been used as a backsplash and helps to tie the landscaping outside with the interior spaces.


This light wood kitchen has a large island with space for counter stools, a fridge that easily blends into the cabinets, and a light hexagon tiles backsplash.


Behind the kitchen on the left is a hidden pantry room and secondary kitchen that has the ovens and plenty of storage space.


Behind this modern wood kitchen, is a hidden pantry room and secondary kitchen with yellow cabinets, that has the ovens and plenty of additional storage space.


On the opposite end of the kitchen, there’s a small walkway that opens up to a casual dining room that’s flooded with natural light.


This casual dining room has a round table with wood chairs and white pendant lights that blend in with the walls.


The home also has a more formal dining room, and when the windows are open, the window sill can be used as a spot to sit and relax.


When the windows in this modern dining room are open, the window sill can be used as a spot to sit and relax.


The stairs that are central to the home have a large 1″ thick weathering steel plate running alongside them, and over time, the steel plate will slowly develop a patina and change color.


These modern wood stairs have a large 1" thick weathering steel plate running alongside them, and over time, the steel plate will slowly develop a patina and change color.


At the top of the stairs, the wood floor has been arranged in a herringbone pattern.


In this modern house, the light wood floor has been arranged in a herringbone pattern.


Here’s a look at a couple of the bedrooms. This bedroom, featured in the lower level of the home, has bright white walls, multiple small windows and a bright blue blanket on the bed for a pop of color.


This modern bedroom has bright white walls, multiple small windows and a bright blue blanket on the bed for a pop of color.


In another bedroom, this time set up for a teenager, there’s a lofted reading nook above a closet.


In this bedroom designed for a teenager, there's a lofted reading nook above a closet.


The bathrooms in the home are creative in their design, this this one filled with colorful ‘X’ tiles that almost look like a cross-stitch embroidery pattern.


This modern bathroom is filled with colorful 'X' tiles that almost look like a cross-stitch embroidery pattern.


In this bathroom, hexagon tiles in a variety of colors ranging from light to dark, cover the walls from the floor right up to the ceiling.


In this modern bathroom, hexagon tiles in a variety of colors ranging from light to dark, cover the walls from the floor right up to the ceiling.


The home also has an office, for when work needs to get done. A small row of windows allows natural light to enter the room without the view through the windows creating a distraction.


This home office has a wall of cabinets, and a small row of windows allows natural light to enter the room without the view through the windows creating a distraction.


Here’s a look at the garage and laneway house that has the green roof seen earlier.


This modern garage has a small laneway house beside it.

Photography by Latreille Delage Photography, Ema Peter Photography and Martin Tessler

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