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A stunning home overlooking British Columbia’s Soo Valley, SoLo represents an experiment in how to create environmentally sensitive single-family homes that are also strikingly beautiful. Crafted from warm Douglas fir, the mass timber prefab building even makes solar panels look great: A shimmering array of them lines the linear house’s facade. Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows and a wood-on-wood palette provide a cottagey feel. But this is more than a cabin in the woods — it’s residential architecture at its finest.

Team Derek Newby and Alysia Baldwin with Aik Ablimit, Cillian Collins, Susan Gushe, Joshua Rudd and Adrian Watson

People’s Choice: Single-Family Houses
AZ Awards 2021 Finalist: SoLo

A stunning home overlooking British Columbia’s Soo Valley, SoLo represents an experiment in how to create environmentally sensitive single-family homes that are also strikingly beautiful.

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2017
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2015
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2020
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