Georgie Award finalists include these contenders

Credit to Author: Mary Beth Roberts| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 21:23:45 +0000

The stand-out contenders for the 29th annual awards, held by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of B.C. to recognize excellence in both home-building and renovation, were announced last month in 51 categories ranging from small infill developments to master-planned communities, and master suite renos to whole-house makeovers.

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West Vancouver home renovation achieves stunning results

Credit to Author: Mary Beth Roberts| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 15:08:17 +0000

Creating an open-plan main floor was a top priority for the busy family of four, says Jamie Banfield, principal designer at Jamie Banfield Design, who was referred to the homeowners by contractor CCI Renovations. Originally built in the early 1990s, the three-level home was in the perfect location for the family with the children happily settled into nearby schools and sports activities, but the layout did not complement the family’s lifestyle.

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The Home Front: Why renovating old buildings is becoming more popular

Credit to Author: Rebecca Keillor| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 14:53:06 +0000

“Climate change has become our biggest challenge to overcome, so it is vital that we focus on how to make our buildings more energy-efficient, less carbon-intensive and more sustainable,” says architect Oliver Bayliss, director of London architecture studio Buckley Gray Yeoman.

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