Riley Park Residence: A Spotlight on Vancouver’s Modern Homes

Discover the Riley Park Residence, a prime example of modern architecture designed by Frits de Vries Architects + Associates in 2023. Located in Vancouver, Canada, this house merges contemporary aesthetics with the tranquility of its surroundings. The design emphasizes open spaces, innovative use of materials, and a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living.

Contemporary house with angular design and mixed-material facade.
Modern living room with large windows, minimalist furniture, and wooden accents.
Contemporary living room with floating wooden staircase and minimalist decor.
Modern kitchen and dining area with wooden cabinets and pendant lights.
Elegant kitchen with wood cabinetry, marble backsplash, and designer globe lighting
Modern living room with stylish furniture and glass bubble chandelier, adjacent to a staircase
Modern interior with staircase and hanging glass pendant lights above dining table.
Modern home office with a bookshelf, desk, and view of a garden through
Minimalist bathroom with large window, sheer curtains, and wooden accents.
Modern home exterior with wooden accents and outdoor seating.
Modern house with wooden facade surrounded by greenery.
Contemporary two-story house with large windows and a wooden facade.

About Riley Park Residence

Architectural Mastery in Vancouver

Nestled in the heart of Vancouver, Canada, the Riley Park Residence stands as a testament to the innovative vision of Frits de Vries Architects + Associates. Completed in 2023, this residential marvel blends contemporary design with the serenity of its suburban landscape. The exterior tells a story of balance, with wooden cladding and concrete seamlessly intertwining, creating a symphony of texture and hue.

Inside Riley Park: A Fusion of Light and Space

Stepping inside, the journey begins in an expansive living area where floor-to-ceiling windows invite the outside in. The clean lines of the furniture set against a backdrop of nature define a space that is both intimate and boundless. Adjacent to the living room, a floating staircase captivates, leading the eye upwards and further enhancing the air of spaciousness.

Transitioning to the culinary heart of the house, we encounter a sleek, open-plan kitchen. Functionality and style converge with chic cabinetry and statement lighting fixtures descending from the high ceilings. As evening descends, these artistic pieces illuminate the space, casting a warm, inviting glow over the dining area.

Personal Retreats and Outdoor Harmony

Beyond the communal spaces, the personal areas maintain the design ethos of simplicity and elegance. A private office with a stunning garden view offers a tranquil workspace, while the minimalist tranquility of the bathroom serves as a sanctuary for relaxation, complete with a standalone tub and elongated vanity.

Finally, the home extends its embrace to the outdoors with a meticulously landscaped backyard. Here, modern design meets natural beauty, creating an alfresco haven that resonates with tranquility and sophistication. The Riley Park Residence, a masterpiece nestled in Vancouver, offers a unique vision of contemporary living, brought to life by the masterful Frits de Vries Architects + Associates.

Photography courtesy of Frits de Vries Architects + Associates
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- by Matt Watts