A Low Profile Maison That Would Fit Squamish As Well As It Does Nantes In France

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With our city now so laughably unaffordable, thousands of Vancouverites are stuck imagining wonderful homes instead of living in them. “Spaced” is a record of our minds wandering the world of architecture and design, up and away from the unrewarding realities of shoebox condos, dark basement suites, and sweet fuck all on Craigslist.

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(via) This secluded, wood-panelled, low profile house in the Vilaine Valley of North-Western France cleaves to its slope and brings in lots of light with carefully positioned windows. It has two bedrooms that connect to a central bathroom, and an open kitchen/living area with plenty of built in storage/seating. It also sports a wood-burning stove to cozy up to in winter and a broad concrete deck for sun-soaking in summer. Designed by Nantes-based firm Atelier Mima, we’d take ours in a deciduous forest clearing outside Squamish (with lots of flood insurance).

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