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Kelowna Architect: Residential Style Solutions

Thinking of designing and building your ultimate abode?  Perhaps, you are re-inventing one of Kelowna’s gorgeous heritage homes. Architecturally Distinct Solutions has the expertise to transform your storage woes and honor the residential vibes. We can help you incorporate your favourite architectural styles into your private residence. Your Kelowna architects know that home is where […]

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Top Vacation Destinations for Global Architecture

The first few snowflakes have made their appearance and local ski hills are gearing up! Architecturally Distinct Solutions knows that Canadian winters provide many exciting travel opportunities. Global architecture is ripe with opportune low season rates for certain areas. From Bali to Bhutan, hidden island gems or the perfect family getaway, there is always something […]

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Architecturally Symmetrical Examples We Adore

Symmetry is a significant component when it comes to attraction. Psychological tests over the years have shown that people are often drawn to those who have symmetrical facial features. When we interpret balance, harmony and flow, we feel at ease and relaxed. It is no wonder then that in the world of architecture, symmetry has […]

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How to Create a Zen Workspace

  Are your current surroundings helping you and your team accomplish your day to day tasks efficiently and effectively? All too often, companies choose a specific location for their business, office or warehouse, only to find that it isn’t as ideal as they hoped. Budget considerations and real estate can often dictate how and where […]

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Functionalism & Modern Architecture in the Okanagan Valley

Many of the buildings we see around us today were created by following the tenets of popular architectural movements from the post-war era. During that time period, lavish ornamentation and decoration was sidelined as the need for practical structures that were economical and practical, yet sturdy and capable of standing the test of time became […]

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Kelowna Micro Homes & Architecturally Distinct Solutions

What Are Micro Homes? Have you ever wondered how micro homes have become such a worldwide phenomenon? Trying to wrap your head around living in a space similar to the size of a garden shed can be a bit much to initially comprehend.  Imagine, a streamlined, organized space that enables you to simultaneously thrive as […]

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How Kelowna’s Downtown is Meeting Modern Architecture

The design of Kelowna’s Downtown is based upon the separation of four distinct districts: the cultural district, residential district, business district, and historic & entertainment district. It is important for Kelowna to retain its individual character and the identity of each area in order to reflect Kelowna’s ‘brand’ to tourists and residents alike. Further, having […]

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The Importance of Art in Modern Architecture

  “If it is correct that logic is the basis of the creator’s slightest reasoning, I believe it must not be allowed to interfere with one’s dreams” – Victor Horta   Logic and Architecture Much of the architecture that we appreciate today has derived its inspiration from unlikely sources. When you look at the buildings […]

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What is Urban Sprawl? Is it Bad for the Okanagan?

Discover the positives and negatives of urban sprawl and how we are mitigating the effects   You may have heard the term “urban sprawl” referred to on a news segment with a not so subtle note of disdain. Apparently urban sprawl is the worst thing to hit the West Coast of Canada since the Great […]

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The Influence of Nature on Modern Architectural Design

  “I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is the beginning.” – Steve Jobs   Steve Jobs was not an architect in a traditional sense, but he did orchestrate the creation of a few powerful designs that are now recognized worldwide. […]

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