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S HE LTE R P RO J E CT P RO F I LE

From Alpine Ski Chalet to Remote Summer Cottage...

Shelter Makes Construction a Breeze

THE CHALLENGE - Semi-remote location - Impractical commute for trades people - High costs of daily travel to semi-remote site - Short construction season THE SOLUTION - Prefabricate building in doors at Greater Vancouver-based Shelter Industries and assemble on site.

Architect Kanau Uyeyama with BC birch wooden floor; a and Real Estate Developfull kitchen with heated slate ment and Promotions Confloors, a breakfast bar and sultant Mary Todd partnered eating nook; a vaulted, with Shelter Industries to exposed beam ceiling featurconstruct this 1500 ing a loft; a glass covsquare foot moduMost recreation ered sun deck; and lar-built cottage in properties in the Pa- outdoor hot tub/spa; the recreational cific Northwest are and plenty of extra detoo remote for easy sign features that village of the Hemlock Valley Ski construction. Modu- make this chalet stand resort, just outside lar-built homes are out as a sophisticated the ideal solution addition to the Hemof Greater Vancouver (between Mislock Valley village. But sion and Agassiz, BC). This what is truly unique about this attractive 4-bedroom cottage recreation home is that it was features log home siding; built on a remote site in as litsturdy 2x6 construction; and tle as 3 months! Normally, extra large carport; highrecreation homes on remote pitched snow roof; plenty of sites can take as much as 2 large windows to take full adyears to develop. Laying founvantage of the gorgeous dations, scheduling trades and view; a spacious great room

This interior view shows a portion of the spacious living room, featuring a vaulted exposed beam ceiling with loft, beautiful BC birch wood floors, and large windows to take full advantage of the gorgeous view.

obtaining materials for remote building site can become a construction nightmare. But thanks to Shelter's custombuilt, modular, recreation home designed by Architecton (www.architecton.ca), the hassles of remote site construction can be eliminated. "We decided to try modularbuilt construction for a number of reasons," says project architect Kanau Uyeyama.

"(1) It is ideal for remote locastructures, we'll definitely go this tions where it is difficult to obrout again. Modular was definitely tain trade people. (2) it is the right choice". perfect when you have a very Shelter Industries president, short construction Harold Clifford says, window, since we're "Modular construction Modular able to prepare the is ideal for remote recfoundations and construction for reation properties. It is construct all buildremote sites simply a more ing modules simulsimply makes practical solution than taneously. (3) The site-built. Building quality is signifimore sense designs can be as cantly better since attractive and luxurious the majority of construction takes as any site-built place inside a dry, temperastructure, but without the chalture-controlled factory". "We lenges of are very happy with this protransporting trades people, ject" says real estate developmaterials, and inspectors to ment and promotions consultremote locations. We see a huge ant Mary Todd. "The design opportunity for Architecton to sell and construction went very these factory- assembled smoothly. The actual assembly was very quick. The crane recreation homes throughout the started placing the modular Pacific Northwest." units in the morning, and by mid-afternoon we could walk into a dry, fully-erected building! With all the advantages of modular and with pricing that is highly competitive with site-built

SHELTER INDUSTRIES Inc. is a Greater Vancouver-based prefabricated building manufacturer. Since 1985, Shelter has produced thousands of permanent and temporary buildings for all types of commercial and residential applications across North America, including workforce housing, portable construction site offices, permanent offices, schools, motels, lodges, retail stores, and more. From luxurious, customdesigned permanent structures for sale.....to economical and portable site offices for rent, Shelter can meet any permanent or temporary building need- anywhere!

Bright, modern interior design with lots of windows, all with an incredible view...

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3294 - 262nd. Street, PO Box 1318 Aldergrove, BC, V4W 2V1 Canada

Web: www.shelterindustries.com Email: [email protected] Fax: 604-856-5200

800-561-3822 604-856-1311

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