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Downs House II

By Christopher Macdonald, Photography By Michael Perlmutter

$24.95

Downs House II presents an original and comprehensive overview of the home that local architect Barry Downs built for himself in West Vancouver. The site overlooks Howe Sound with a panorama formed by the Coastal Mountain Range of British Columbia. This house of modest proportions presents the key and formative qualities that have come to represent a West Coast Modern idiom in architecture.

Specifications

SKU:
90505
Size: 
5.5" x 8"
Pages: 
80
Binding: 
Case Bound
Publication date: 
Spring 2016
ISBN: 
978-1-935935-28-5
Rights world: 
Available
About the author: 

Christopher Macdonald, FRAIC, was educated at the Architectural Association School in London, where he practiced as Macdonald and Salter while beginning a longstanding role as educator. His work has been exhibited extensively and on numerous occasions he has been invited to lecture at schools of Architecture. Since 1998 he has been based at the University of British Columbia’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), where he serves as the school director; he also works as a writer and curator for a variety of projects with the focus of much of his work being on the arrival of modern architecture in Vancouver—especially as it expresses itself in local residential design