The 2,150 square-foot Coal Harbour apartment originally felt much smaller due to a fragmented layout and jarring material palette. Strong, simple gestures resulted in a revised layout that opened up the living area while reconnecting the space with breath-taking views of the mountains, oceans and the city.
Founded in 2011, Haeccity Studio is committed to practicing responsible design and realizing lasting structures for the healthy integration of human and natural systems. Our team members bring to the table a wealth of experience on large and small projects around the world.
It's pronounced "hek-si-tee"
Our name is borrowed from philosophy where haecceity denotes the discrete and defining characteristics of a thing. Founded on the conviction that architects can enact meaningful change, Haeccity Studio is dedicated to exploring the defining qualities of each design challenge, making each endeavor unique in its engagement with its environment, community, and culture.
LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada
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This 1,800 sf condo renovation is about maximizing efficient use of space. Custom built-in solutions include a sliding desk that converts a den into a guest room, and display niches for the client’s personal curio collection. One of the defining built-in features of this project was the flush-faced millwork with cut-out pulls.