|Vancouver BC based Architects:
Hearth Architectural Inc.
In order to practice architecture, individuals and their firms must meet
the stringent educational, experience and professional conduct
requirements defined and governed by their architectural associations in
their provinces or states. In British Columbia, Canada, the
Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC)
has been given this mandate. Only those who have met the requirements
of the AIBC can practice architecture in BC and present themselves to
the public as architects. Architects can be identified by the
designation “Architect AIBC” after their name.
Hearth Architectural Inc. is a boutique size architectural firm located
in Vancouver, BC. The architects at Hearth Architectural practice
primarily in particular market sectors, but do have a broad experience
and are able to assist clients in need of excellent architectural
service in British Columbia, and Alberta and Saskatchewan (through
Hearth Architectural was founded on the premise that all clients
receive the best, professional service. We accomplish this
by having a firm principal involved in all aspects of client
This simple approach has allowed us to share success with
clients with projects as modest as a single family house
renovation to as complicated as mid-rise mixed use residential
At Hearth Architectural we pride ourselves on our
professionalism. We continually strive to to serve our
clients in the most responsible manner. The architects'
mandate is first and foremost Protection of the Public.
We accomplish this by acknowledging the seriousness of all
building endeavours from site diligence to actual construction.
It is solely our job to deliver great, responsible design that
is a reflection of our clients wishes and budgets and takes into
account the increasingly complex variables, such as Building
Codes, Zoning Bylaws and other regulatory devices, that shape
All members of our team are encouraged and required to actively
pursue professional development and learning.
Hearth Architectural Inc. routinely undertakes work in the residential
sector, from custom single family to multi-family developments. As well
the architects of Hearth Architectural undertake a wide breadth of
commercial architecture, ranging in scale form tenant improvement to
overall shopping malls, to new multi-use developments.
In addition to these traditional architectural typologies, our
architects are experienced in the negotiation of Heritage Revitalization
Agreements, as well as smaller scale planning exercises.
Specific to our commercial clients we offer a wide array of services to
facilitate the development and protection of brand identity. Hearth
Architectural Inc. offers "corporate architect" services that include
conceptualization and maintenance of brand standards, and can also work
as regional architect to bring the corporate vision to reality.
role as corporate architect, we provide full corporate interior design
service/integration in addition to our architectural service and can
provide and manage the IT requirements of mid and large size corporate
entities for the efficient dissemination of important project related
The dedication of our architects has led to a loyal, established base of
repeat clientele in Vancouver and all surrounding jurisdictions. Below
are some of the services offered by our firm.
Project Feasibility and Yield Studies
Planning Feasibility Studies
Official Community Plan Amendments
Rezoning Applications / Subdivsion
Development and Development Variance Applications
Heritage Revitalization Agreements
Board of Variance Applications
Building Permit / Issued for Tender / Issued for
Construction - Full
Post Occupancy Services
The architects at Hearth Architectural Inc. are able to offer the full
breadth of service under all of the preceding headings. Please call our
office for more information.
In addition to our professional staff, Hearth Architectural has a good
working relationship with all of the required professional
sub-consultants, and authorities having jurisdiction throughout the
The architects at Hearth Architectural have experience with many
different building typologies. In the past number of years
we have been the architect of record for many project types
- Laneway Houses
- Single Family Renovations
- Single Family New Homes
- Multi-Residential Developments (2 units - 40 units)
including Duplexes, Townhouses, Mid-rise Condominium
- Tenant Improvements
- Base Building (Commercial)
- Industrial Buildings
Services Offered -
Custom Home Clientele
The architects at Hearth Architectural have helped literally
hundreds of families realize their dream homes, by either small
improvements or new houses.
Over the years we have developed a service tailor-made to guide
people through the daunting task of creating their custom home.
The process is aimed at giving home-owners all of the
information in order to make confident, informed decisions.
It all starts with a Hearth Report.
Learn about the Hearth