Home for
a Musician
Location: Vancouver
Client: Laneway Home
Completed: 2012
Architect: David Wong
Area: 815 sq ft

This laneway home was designed for a composer, who desired a design that could express his passion for the acoustic arts.

A curved roof form represented the organic nature of sound, and the amplification of sound. The roof form, akin to a concave mirror, helped distribute daylight from a skylight over the stairwell. Living, dining, kitchen and a bathroom were placed on the main floor. The second floor has two bedrooms and a full bathroom, with two exterior deck areas. The open floor layouts helped create a sense of spaciousness.

The exterior is finished with cedar siding and recycled composite cementitious board. Rainwater is collected into a rain barrel and is used to water the butterfly garden.
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