Beyond the Veil

Montecristo Magazine takes a deep dive into Veil House.

“Community aside, this simple, beautiful composition would be an automatic knockout no matter where in the Lower Mainland it was built. Viewed from the street, its two, pleasing geometric forms—each a different height, one set back from the other—feel both original and familiar. The front facade, dead flat and clad in quotidian tight-knot Western red cedar combed and coloured grey, is devoid of the clutter and gewgaws—overhangs, gutters, downspouts, and trims—that can junk up houses. Even the picture window and statement front door, stalwarts of postwar housing stock, have been reimagined, in this instance to add a client-requested veil of privacy.”

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