Streaming live from an exquisitely custom-built award-winning home in West Vancouver, the Homebuilders Association Vancouver revealed the 2021 HAVAN Awards for Housing Excellence! Viewers attending the online Gala were treated to music by local band Ten Souljas while Yosh Kasahara, Executive Vice President of Alabaster Homes and renowned foodie @yoshfood shared an authentic Japanese Wagyu beef appetizer to complement Mainland Whisky custom-designed mixologist’s cocktail recipes. Entrants and sponsors received hand-delivered House Party boxes prior to the awards show, including the event program, and gifts to participate and commemorate the evening. Not to be left out, viewers had the option to access an online version of the party kit too. Be inspired to build your dream home at www.havan.ca/awards.
溫哥華住宅建築商協會HAVAN2021卓越住宅獎在綫頒獎晚會是從西溫一棟精緻的定製獲獎住宅中現場直播，嘉賓們欣賞到當地樂隊Ten Souljas的表演。而Alabaster Homes執行副總裁Yosh Kasahara和著名美食家@yoshfood分享了正宗的日本和牛開胃菜，佐以Mainland Whisky調酒師特別調製的雞尾酒。參賽者和贊助商在頒獎典禮前收到了送到府上的禮品盒，包括節目單和禮物。
Awards: Best Special Feature New or Renovated
Builder: Reid Development
Architect: Peter Rose Architecture + Interiors Inc.
Project Location: Vancouver
Featuring a butterfly-style roofline, this contemporary industrial home, dubbed ‘The Monarch’ is built for self-sustainability using durable surfaces to keep up with a young family that loves to entertain. The 11-foot-high ceilings off the dining and living room areas allow light to spill in through folding glass-doors, with patios seamlessly integrating indoor/outdoor living. Private sanctuaries are located on the upper level, with recreational areas located in the lower level.
Project: Scandinavian Modern Farmhouse
Builder: A.W.Kennedy Construction Inc
Awards: Best Custom Home: $1.5 – under $2 Million; FortisBC Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in New Residential Construction
Location: West Vancouver
With a focus on the client’s ethos for pure simplicity in both interior and exterior materials, this modern farmhouse meets the family’s need to connect with nature. Sunlight streams into the open living space featuring a 15-foot vaulted cathedral ceiling with continuous skylight and windows revealing views of the North Shore mountains, and, weather permitting, stargazing on clear nights from the master bedroom. Built to BC Energy Step Code 4 efficiencies, livability and comfort is set to maximum!
Project: Feats of Strength
Award: Best Custom Home: $3 Million and Over
Builder: Versa Homes
Designer: Sarah Gallop Design Inc (Interior Designer of the Year)
Project Location: Vancouver
This handsome character home located in a Vancouver neighbourhood pays homage to the heritage-aesthetic. Wood windows with Georgian panes and shutters direct all-day sunlight while keeping up the traditional appearance. Private balconies offer breathtaking city and mountain views. Inside, the traditional floorplan, consciously designed with a modern openness throughout, masterfully blends modern character elements with neutral materials of consistent quality to create a timeless serenity.
Project: All Decked Out
Builder: Barrett Group Custom Builders
Awards: Best Custom Home: $2 Million – Under $3 Million; Best Certified High-Performance Home: New or Renovated; Grand HAVAN Award Custom Home, Builder of the Year
Location: North Vancouver
Every corner of this custom-built award-winning home has been thoughtfully designed to fit the unique-sized property. Featuring 1650 square feet of exterior patios and decks, this home is designed for entertaining. Outdoor kitchen, bar and BBQ, plus a negative edge pool/hot tub creates opportunities for impromptu gatherings at one of three custom built fire pits. Open plan living on the main features cantilevered floating stairs leading to three master-sized bedrooms, each with full ensuite for the ultimate in privacy. The basement includes a gym, wine room, home office, games room and rental suite. There is even a secret library hidden behind a stone wall! This home has every angle covered!