2011 Albrighton lofts
TOP 10 ALBRIGHTON LOFTS OF 2011 CONTEST
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THE LINE UP OF LOFTS
1. ROAR ONE - POINT GREY MODERNIST LOFT
#103 - 4387 W 10th Avenue, Vancouver
A stunning home with two bedrooms, two bathrooms spread over 1070 sq.ft. in a seamless open concept two level bright floor plan. This unique building was constructed in 2006 and since has received a variety of awards for its uniqueness and design concept. The plan flows over polished heated concrete floors and blends the indoors with the outdoors in a quiet sequential way. The neighbourhood is serene and close to Vancouver's best parks and beaches. The living and outdoor space is luxurious and harmonizes its exposed raw materials with its calm and neutral design elements. Property Details.
2. KORET LOFTS - CHARACTER GASTOWN HERITAGE LOFT
#422 - 55 E Cordova Street, Vancouver
A true heritage conversion loft with endless character highlights. Unique angles, a city view, antique bricks, polished concrete floors and extra large wood beams make this loft ultra unique. Through the middle of the suite is a large seismic concrete structural wall which separates the bedroom and bathroom from the living space. A contemporary glass sliding door was fitted, which makes for a beautiful composition between the new and old world. This large one bedroom suite has true heritage loft elements at every angle. Property Details.
3. WATERFALL BUILDING - FALSE CREEK ARCHITECTURAL LIVE/WORK PENTHOUSE
#509 - 1540 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
A timeless masterpiece. This was amongst the most popular lofts in 2011. A prime penthouse loft in the beautiful industrial styled building designed by Arthur Erickson. This two level "materialicous" loft featured concrete floors and exposed concrete walls and ceilings. Gallery style seamless walls and endless glass made for a bright open design. Walk up the exterior circular staircase to a beautiful sunny rooftop patio with gorgeous views of Downtown Vancouver, the ocean, and mountains. A beautiful collection of materials, functional design and finish quality. Property Details.
4. THE GRACE - YALETOWN EUROPEAN INSPIRED LUXURY VILLA
#302 - 499 Drake Street, Vancouver
Tuscan style meets luxury in Yaletown. The Grace is a renowned Downtown Vancouver development recognized for its Italian style entry courtyard filled with beautiful greenery and fountains. This unique homes features a private elevator entry. Enter in the suite onto hardwood cherry floors and into an extensively detailed spacious residence. The interior boasts extra high ceilings, detailed mouldings and a variety of custom mill work. The bathrooms are finished with Italian marble and luxurious antique styled vanities. The Grace residences are known for a taste of big-city luxury right in the heart of Vancouver's vibrant Yaletown neighbourhood. Property Details.
5. 546 BEATTY ST - RAW MATERIAL CROSSTOWN LOFT
#207 546 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Crosstown is now home to variety of new hip restaurants, cafe's and boutiques. This building fits the crowd perfectly. A large conversion building first built in the early 1900's and now re-fitted with open concept lofts. High ceilings, heritage bricks, and restored windows make for unique living spaces. This large loft featured an open plan with nice modern finishing's throughout. A perfect example of an open plan with over 900 sq.ft. and 12' high ceilings. Property Details.
6. WORKSHOP LOFT - MODERN WAREHOUSE LUXURY LOFT
#317 1220 E Pender Street, Vancouver
A large open style loft in a Warehouse conversion style building. The Workshop has been very popular over the past two years for big stylish two level lofts. This square cinder block constructed building was first built for commercial use and finally was sold as live/work lofts around 10 years ago. Today it home to a variety of over 1000 sq.ft. two level live/work lofts. This unique home had soaring 19'+ ceilings, highly polished concrete floors, and an "art-piece" floating steel staircase, and a dramatic curved loft bedroom. Unique elements such as hidden storage units, European styled bathroom and custom wall panels made for a big luxury feeling true warehouse loft space. Property Details.
7. NEW YORKER LOFT - YALETOWN CONVERSION LOFT
#407 1066 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Located in the heart of the heritage district in Yaletown, the "New Yorker" was home to this top floor suite. Within this penthouse loft was 10'6" ceilings with original exposed wood-slats, large antique wood beams, concrete floors, restored windows and concrete floors. The suite was a great example of a restoration style loft in the Yaletown neighbourhood. Property Details.
8. WATERFALL BUILDING - EXCLUSIVE FULL TOP FLOOR PENTHOUSE
#610/#611 1540 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
A rare type of property. A true two level private penthouse suite. This suite was first designed to be two separate penthouses, soon before the building was completed the owner at the time had the two units combined. What was left was a large 1700+ sq.ft. two level suite surrounded in glass, steel hand rails, and concrete…everywhere! Private to the suite is a 1000+ sq.ft. private rooftop patio with incredible views of the city, water and mountains. Located in the monumental "Waterfall Building" designed by renowned architect Arthur Erickson. This building is home to a great selection of live/work industrial inspired functional loft residences. Property Details.
9. MODERN GASTOWN PENTHOUSE - SLEEK CUSTOM LOFT
#805 27 Alexander Street, Vancouver
This top floor suite offered many special features. A private rooftop and top floor south Gastown views. Inside was completely remodelled with hardwood floors, a beautiful Gamadecor kitchen from spain, exposed concrete features, and a detailed bathroom with the finest brands and fixtures. A great use of 700 sq.ft. and a refreshing makeover. Property Details.
10. YALETOWN BOUTIQUE LOFT - LARGE PARK VIEW LOFT
#401 1168 Richards St, Vancouver
A unique distinctive loft building is home to only 12 suites. Square lines and sleek architecture within this park view 1/2 floor suite make this residence very special. Inside a blend of functionality and large living space spread over 1468 sq.ft. make this one of the larger lofts of 2011. There are fine tile floors, a chef's kitchen, luxurious marble bathrooms, and a unique glassed-in den space with a garage style opening door. Property Details.
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AWARDED TO MARCELA ZUNINO OF GZ ARCHITECTS ON JANUARY 4TH 2012