22 Aug '16, 12pm

Vancouver home built almost entirely with former building's materials

Vancouver home built almost entirely with former building's materials

Concrete and steel are commonly perceived as ‘cold’ building materials, but the architects manipulated them to achieve textural warmth in and out the house. The grey walls have an organic texture achieved by impressing charred wooden planks just before the composite material dries out. A playful industrial edge is given to the design with an outdoors weathering steel sculpture and ladder by local artist Fei Disbrow and an indoor steel slide for the kids.

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