Lagoon House sits on Alta Lake in the resort municipality of Whistler. A sculptural mass of angles, the building is a contextual reflection of its site and landscape, a trapezoidal lot surrounded by a forest of towering conifers, deep-green lake waters, loamy soil, and carpet upon carpet of pine needles.
Measured Architecture is a Vancouver-based studio practice focused on modern design, interiors and landscapes. From our inception in 2007, we have delivered exceptional public and private environments that are stimulating to occupy and fundamental to their surroundings. As a full-service firm, Measured is present on projects from start to finish, ensuring that the ideas conceived in the beginning with clients are manifest at the end. We achieve this through close collaboration with all members of the project team, including consultants, contractors, trades and artisans.
LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada
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