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Kelowna Lower Mission Residence

The Kelowna Lower Mission Residence touches on a number of different architectural styles from traditional to contemporary. While quite traditional architectural design on the front elevation of the home, upon entry to the home you are greeted with a new aesthetic that the homeowners have coined "fresh, vintage, modern". Traditional sloping hipped roofs mixed with modern massing, attention to scale and quality materials make this a one of a kind home that will most certainly stand the test of time.

The traditional exterior of the home was developed due to neighbourhood guidelines which require a minimum 6:12 roof slope. Our client's initially wanted a very modern looking home but due to the guidelines we were tasked with designing a home that respected the overall context of the neighbourhood but also brought some of our contemporary style into the mix.

Location: Kelowna, BC
Phase: Construction
Builder: Rykon Construction

Kelowna Lower Mission Residence Interior Design

Kelowna Lower Mission Residence Interior Design

With 4,400 sf of finished floor space, the main floor consists of a living, dining and kitchen area, a flex room, a grand piano/library room, main entrance, powder room and a large mud room complete with lockers, bench seating and a computer nook just off of the garage entrance. With the common theme of "Bring the Outdoors In" in all of our designs, the entire living area opens up to a covered balcony via a folding window wall which creates a 12'-0" wide by 8'-0" tall opening that allows the living area to be totally opened up to the exterior covered balcony.

The second floor is made up of the stunning master suite with large ensuite bathroom, walk in closet, reading nook and private second floor balcony. There are two additional bedrooms along with a "jack and jill" bathroom, a laundry room and an office.

Traditional and Contemporary Interior Design

Traditional and Contemporary Interior Design

The basement includes a large family room complete with bar, two additional bedrooms, a full bathroom, mechanical room and storage room.

Custom Home Design Kelowna

Throughout the interior of the home is a mix of the traditional architectural aesthetic that is found on the exterior of the home mixed with a modern, contemporary take on the traditional look.

What makes this home so special and unique is the level of detail that we put into our custom designed homes. From selecting and recommending everything on the exterior from the cladding, trim, windows, roofing, paving and wall assemblies composition, we develop and design homes down to the smallest of details. The interior design package includes full kitchen design and material selection including cabinet material, countertops, fixtures and even hardware. All of the built in shelving, seating, lockers, desks, walk-in closets, bookcases and cabinets are custom designed to perfectly suit the space to provide a consistent tailored look through the home. This attention to detail inside and out results in truly one of a kind home.

Kelowna Lower Mission Luxury Home Design

Kelowna Lower Mission Luxury Home Design

Construction Progress

Kelowna Lower Mission Construction Site
The construction site before excavation or any work whatsoever.

Basement Excavation and Foundation Formwork
The excavated site and the framers installing the form work for the steel reinforced concrete footings and basement walls.

Kelowna Lower Mission Foundation Formwork
The plywood form work set up with steel rebar reinforcement prior to the concrete basement walls being poured.

Kelowna Lower Mission Front Elevation
With the concrete basement walls, slab and garage slab all being poured, the framers quickly erect the main floor joists, decking and wall framing. This picture is the front of the front elevation of the house facing the cul de sac.

Kelowna Lower Mission Front Elevation Framing
Another shot of the front elevation first floor framing in progress.

Kelowna Lower Mission Rear Elevation Framing
The rear elevation of the custom designed home with the Dining Room (left) with large windows to the rear yard and Living Room (right). The Living Room will have 12'-0" tall ceilings and will truly "Bring the Outdoors In" through a folding glass wall. The three ply structural LVL beam/header over the rough framed opening will provide an impressive opening to the rear covered patio.

Kelowna Lower Mission Entrance Framing
Welcome home! Looks pretty rough right now but as you enter the home you will be treated a stunning view throughout the house.

Kelowna Lower Mission Dining Room Framing
A Dining Room designed for entertaining! Lots of windows on two sides of the room and conveniently located next to the Kitchen.

Kelowna Lower Mission Structural Steel Beam
Now that is a steel beam! This beam will support the Master Bedroom balcony, the Reading Nook off of the Master Bedroom and even roof loads from above. As certified design geeks, this is quite impressive!

Kelowna Lower Mission Structural LVL Beam Floor Framing
Quality construction by a quality framer - Eising Construction. This is a close up view of the 11-7/8" Silent Floor I-joists flush mounted with hangers that are nailed into a three ply structural LVL beam. Each joist is glued with construction adhesive into the joist hanger to further reduce any "creaking" in the floor system ensuring a truly silent floor system.


2014-07-04 Construction Progress


Kelowna Rykon Construction


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Kelowna Lower Mission Residence Entrance

Kelowna Lower Mission Residence Kitchen Living Room

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