Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

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Buildings

2 Valley View Drive

Address:2 Valley View Drive
Original Use:Dwelling
Constructed:1966
Architects:Étienne Gaboury
Engineers:Burgoyne and Thomassen (structural)
T.B.J. Kruse and Associates (electrical and mechanical)

More Information

2 Valley View Drive won the architect the Canadian Home Journal’s Centennial Awards for Residential Design gold medal. A frame and stucco dwelling, modest in scale and costing only $35,000 to construct, the Centennial Home was pure Gaboury: varying roofline, windows raised to track winter sun and direct radiant heat into private spaces, a dramatic entrance and a flowing layout.

Recognition and Awards

  • Canadian Home of the Year

Design Characteristics

Doors:The main entryway is located at the front of the house, raised two steps above grade
Materials:Stucco, wood trim
Size:Single storey
1,607 square feet
Style:Eight room custom designed house
Suburb:Heritage Park
Garage:Single detached carport
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Sources

  • Hellner, Faye. Etienne Gaboury. Saint-Boniface, MB: Editions du Ble, 2005.