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Timber Frame Homes - Stunning Exterior Elements on Vancouver Island Homes
Posted by TS Williams
At TS Williams, we specialize in West Coast timber frame homes here on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Post and beam construction adds rustic luxury and raw beauty, and can complement a host of colour palettes and architectural choices. No matter how often we work with those giant timbers, they never fail to inspire awe -- the opportunities for unique exteriors and elements on custom built...
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Home Design - West Coast Contemporary
Posted by TS Williams
On Vancouver Island, we take pride the natural wonders and landscape. We appreciate it with all of our senses, from the crisp smell of ocean salt to the sound of powerful waterfalls to humbling views of towering Douglas fir trees.  An environmental awareness planted the seed for what would become for West Coast Contemporary style of homes. As a relatively...
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Luxury Homes by TS Williams Win Multiple CARE Awards in 2016
Posted by TS Williams
Since 1991, the Victoria Residential Builders Association has presented the annual Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards. The CARE Awards is the premier industry event showcasing Canada’s leaders is in sustainable West Coast design and construction. We were recognized with our first CARE Award nominations in 2009 for Metro Mountain and...
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5 Reasons to Choose Custom Home Builders on Vancouver Island
Posted by TS WIlliams
Planning on moving to Vancouver Island? Already living in the area, and looking for a new luxury home? You may have been browsing the real estate market, looking at multiple properties that don't seem to quite fit your taste, or are missing key desired features. You are ready for your dream home, but can't seem to find it. Here's 5 reasons why a custom built home may be right for you! A home...
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Lantzville House Takes Advantage of Fine Views
Times Colonist
Designed as a series of pavilions, lounging along the sunny waterfront and facing a magnificent view, this Lantzville home was a prizewinner even while it was on the drawing board. Two years ago, it won a gold Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence award for best home-design concept, and now that it has been built, it may win in multiple categories, perhaps even project of...
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Inside an Architectural Dream House
y.a.m. Magazine
Influenced by the shapes of waves and the play of light, this luxurious seaside beauty embraces an organic asymmetry and a nature-imbued palette that inspires relaxed living. Located between forest and sea, with award-winning architecture that echoes the shapes of waves, Cadence is a home that invites serenity and relaxation without sacrificing luxury. That relaxing vibe is not just because...
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Harmony on the Ocean
Homes & Living Magazine
In music, cadence is a melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of resolution. How fitting, then, that Cadence, built by TS Williams Construction Ltd. and designed by KB Design, is the essence of harmony, resolved in a waterfront home that is everything the owners expected. Cadence is also a multiple award-winner, starting with a Gold CARE award, moving on to win a provincial...
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Mountain Hideaway
Homes & Cottages Magazine
If you really want a room with boundless vistas, you could shave off the top of the mountain. That’s what a Vancouver Island couple did when they carved their 7,800-square-foot, timber-frame aerie out of a Nanaimo, B.C. peak.  The homeowners are a retired electrical engineer and a sales executive. When they first saw the property, it was a bare lot on a rock elevation. But it was the...
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West Coast - Asian Infusion of Architectural Brilliance.
Home & Living
Constructed in one of Nanaimo's most elite neighbourhoods, The Horizon brings to life the homeowners' dream of a West Coast-inspired home that appears light and welcoming while responding contextually to its natural environment. Rough-cut stone on the forward most facades connects the home with its rocky hillside location, while neutral vertical panelling softens the mass on the upper levels....
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Elangeni Where the Sun Shines Through
Homes & Living
Located in the idyllic community of Nanoose, drive and walking throughways curl around the base of Elangeni like waves against a shoreline and create the appearance of a structure at home in nature - precisely what the homeowners were looking for. "It was important to us that the home look as though it evolved on the site," says the homeowner. "And people who come to visit always say it seems...
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