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In Pictures: Vancouver's modernist revival

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A variety of homes on East 18th Avenue in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, December 13, 2013.

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Frederic Lajeunesse and his wife Maria Grigoriadis along with their two and half year old son Felix outside their home. It was a simple rectangle with a flat roof, charcoal-coloured panels, horizontal cedar slats and silvery bands of aluminum. A modernist house, the kind of thing that used to exist only in certain nosebleed seats of West Vancouver or, very occasionally, the west side of Vancouver.

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Maria Grigoriadis and her husband Frederic Lajeunesse sit in the kitchen of their home that she designed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, December 13, 2013.

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Tony Jang of Design + Build stands in front of the two houses he built on East 18th Avenue in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, December 13, 2013. One was built with high-end finishes, the other more modest finishes, to demonstrate the range of price possibilities.

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