The 2002 Georgie Awards
Awarded the Grand Gold Georgie Award for ...
Best Custom Builder In British Columbia



Awarded the Gold Georgie Award for ...
Best Single Family Detached Home 3500 Square Feet And Over

Akasha, a log home, of over 5,000 square feet, was landscaped utilizing native vegetation and designed to blend into a hillside overlooking Whistler Village. A double roof structure provides energy efficiency, as well as additional protection from the extreme weather conditions in the area.

Akasha is situated on the property to take full advantage of the views of Whistler Village, the Whistler Golf Course and the mountains.

The unique design utilizes viewscapes to ensure privacy and creates special places inside the home, such as the cupola. The home features a 400-year-old cedar with a circular stairwell with a unique chairlift cable railing and hand carved glass windows. The open living and dining/kitchen areas provide a comfortable space for family and friends. The entertainment center, wine cellar, outdoor Jacuzzi, flow from the pool area, which features a natural waterfall, hand carved totems, and hand made tiles with gold inlay.


Awarded the Silver Georgie Award for ...
Best Project in a Recreational Environment

Akasha was developed in Whistler Resort, a recreational Mecca on the West Coast of British Columbia situated on Whistler Mountain overlooking the Whistler Golf Course and public tennis courts. The Whistler Valley Trail system and a ski/in ski/out trail located nearby enable the occupants to easily access many areas of the Resort.

A unique blend of West Coast Native arts with Asia Pacific influences, the home is designed around the West Coast native tradition of the Spirit Circle, with the spa area of the home at the core. This area features a lap pool surrounded by four totems with a cascading waterfall built into a rock face. A steam shower with native stones provides a relaxing retreat. The area opens to a natural deck outside, featuring a Jacuzzi built into the rocks, with an entertainment area with adjacent wine cellar. Bicycle and ski/snowboard storage areas are located adjacent the garage.

Box 477 Whistler, B.C.  V0N1B0
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