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A student of Architecture Design and Technology at VCAD. Explore the projects of VCAD’s talented alumni from below and get a first-hand look at their original work.

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Raigen Cottage

Set in rural Alberta, Raigen Cottage blends lake life with modern design. The client asked for a functional layout, with maximum natural sunlight and a cozy atmosphere that brings natural tones of the outdoors into the interior. From the south...

Set in rural Alberta, Raigen Cottage blends lake life with modern design. The client asked for a functional layout, with maximum natural sunlight and a cozy atmosphere that brings natural tones of the outdoors into the interior. From the south view, the oversized modern fireplace brings the eye up the height of the two-storey building. The clean lines and warm tones create an inviting outdoor atmosphere, perfect for patio barbeques.

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Alabaster Plaza

Alabaster Plaza challenges itself to design a vertical community that not only works as a modern neighbourhood, but one that reflects Toronto's diversity by encouraging easy conversation and new connections. The design team seems this project as...

Alabaster Plaza challenges itself to design a vertical community that not only works as a modern neighbourhood, but one that reflects Toronto's diversity by encouraging easy conversation and new connections. The design team seems this project as an opportunity to incorporate the delicacy of community living into an innovative steel and concrete form to create impressive communal spaces that provide a natural platform for interaction, while working from the inside-out to maximize views and natural light!

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Pomeroy Business Hub

The Pomeroy Business Hub addresses the limited resources, space and city engagement to encourage the expansion of small businesses in Fort St. John BC. With more that 80% of small businesses using their residences as a storefront, there is an ev...

The Pomeroy Business Hub addresses the limited resources, space and city engagement to encourage the expansion of small businesses in Fort St. John BC. With more that 80% of small businesses using their residences as a storefront, there is an evident need for affordable rental space focused on up-and-coming businesses. The purpose of this design is to create market-like storefronts and office space that is rented out based on low profit margins (ideally a percentage of profit made, similar to how low income housing rental is calculated in British Columbia).

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