Our clients purchased the original home in the early 1990’s as a vacation home with the long term intent to renovate as a full time residence. The property, located on Gabriola Island is south facing with spectacular views of Pylades Channel, Valdez, Mudge, Decourcey and Link islands. The original home was built in the early
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The 9,000 square foot Gabriola Community Health Centre comprises a three-area Urgent Care Facility, comprehensive clinic space for three doctors, a nurses’ station, patient waiting areas, and reception. As well, the lower level was designed to accommodate revenue generating professionals such as LifeLabs®, Vancouver Island Health Authority’s Home and Community Care office, as well as
Vancouver Home magazine was on Gabriola recently to do a photo article on one of the waterfront homes designed and built by Architrave. Our clients were thrilled to participate and we were very honoured to have the recognition of a National magazine. Click here to view the article.
From the Latin ‘fenestra’ meaning windows… If the eyes are the window of the soul, then the window is the eye, and therefore the soul, of the house. Informing us of weather and wildlife, as well as letting in the light, the style and placement of glass in a home cannot be underestimated.
Looking back on 20 years, and hundreds of projects, we at Architrave can only be grateful. We have been lucky enough to design and build homes for some truly wonderful people who have challenged our abilities with their visions. People who have referred their families and friends to us for design, construction, and renovation. People