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April 30, 2014

Attention Northwest Coasters!

tiny house survey

by Zee Kesler Attention Northwest Coasters! I am planning a tiny house building workshop in association with Camera Buildings in Vancouver, Canada this summer and we would love to hear your input! The workshop will start in June or early July and run until the end of August. In order for our instructors to offer […]

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Living on the Lane

Rental - Exterior Lane

By Alyse Nelson Akua Schatz and Brendon Purdy’s dream was to live near relatives, but they couldn’t afford a home in Vancouver, BC’s Dunbar neighborhood. Instead of moving to the suburbs, they decided to build a 500-square-foot laneway home in Brendon’s parents’ backyard. A few years ago, this wouldn’t have been an option for the […]

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December 29, 2011

Canada’s Smallest Rental

Micro-lofts and Housing Affordability Burns Block is an innovative market rental housing project built by Vancouver companies Reliance Properties and ITC Construction Group. Located at the site of the historic Burns Block in the Gastown neighborhood of the Downtown Eastside, the building dates back 100 years and is on the Vancouver Heritage Register. The building […]

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