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Proposal for an community agriculture facility for the city of North Vancouver.
Project Team: Michael Lis, Chad Manley, Sam Ostrow
Isola Bella Kids
Year 2015 Status: Design in progress Description: Retail space design for a children's clothing store.
Spearhead Alpine Huts Project
2010 - ongoing Goodweather is pleased to be working with Chad Manley (CMPAC) as a participating member on the design committee of the Spearhead Huts Society...
Pop Bottle Barge
2010 Designed and built in 12 days for the School of Fish Foundation summer fundraiser, this dining pavilion floats on over 1500 recycled pop bottles...
Garden Plot
2009 Proposal for an community agriculture facility for the city of North Vancouver. Project Team: Michael Lis, Chad Manley, Sam Ostrow
Såo Paulo : Media Free Pavilion
///// (2011) Taking a cue from Såo Paulo's recent ban on billboard advertising this proposal seeks to create a modular outdoor pavilion or series of...
La Ville En Rose
2011 Competition entry for IaaC, City-Sense (2011), Barcelona. “La Ville En Rose” is a digital-informational utopia triggering solipsistic revery...
Public Archetypes
///// (2007) Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Adolf Loos Public Archetypes A series of formal...
Pinwheel Cabin
2015 The design of this 1200 sq.ft. cabin is the result of ongoing research into low-cost construction techniques. The simple building form is carefully...
8 bit house
2015 Status: Design Development The design of this small auxiliary building was developed using a modified version of John Hejduk's famous 9 square problem,...
Tall Gable House
Renovation 2015 Design Development Preliminary studies for a primary residence and studio on a rural site on Saltspring Island.
Artisan's Studio
2015 Design Development Preliminary studies for a detached artisan's studio on the Gulf Islands.
Oyster Catcher's House
2011 Design for a floating residence.
Shed / Light
2013 Completed Built for just under $55,000, this rural studio situated in the Okanagan Valley will remain entirely off-the-grid. The design was generated...
White Gold Renovation
Location: Whistler, BC Status: In-Progress Project in collaboration with Chad Manley (CMPAC)
Small House Designs
2013 Between 1947 and 1974 the Central Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) of Canada invited Canadian architects from across the country to produce high...
Watershed Loft
2010 A design for an interior renovation to a lofted live/work studio in the Mt Pleasant area of Vancouver. Due to legal constraints on allowable square...
Deep Cove Aqueduct
2011 In collaboration with
Primitive Hut
2010 Shelter Competition, Japan If Laugier's image compels us to see architecture at its moment of crystallization and emergence from nature, the Stump Hut...
Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver Art Gallery 2016 Exhibition Design in progress
Ace Hotel Store : Vancouver Art Gallery
Fabrication and design consultation for Ace Hotel Store at the Vancouver Art Gallery, 2013.
Vancouver Art Gallery | Forbidden City Exhibition
2014 Exhibition Design Goodweather in collaboration with Campos Leckie Studio "The Fobidden City : Inside the Court of China's Emperors" Vancouver Art...
Grand Hotel - Vancouver Art Gallery
2013 Architectural Model Design and Fabrication Commissioned and produced by the Vancouver Art Gallery as a major exhibition, Grand Hotel charts the...
Roundabout Vancouver
"One of the visually most arresting images in the exhibition..." The Vancouver Sun 2010 Installation, Vancouver Art Gallery //// "The present returns...
City Detail: Children's Pavilions, Shadow Boxes
2013 City Detail: Children's Pavilions, Shadow Boxes Building footprints transferred to lawn via temporary light deprivation. Sutcliffe Park, Vancouver
City Detail: New, New Brighton
If there is to be a ‘new urbanism’ it will not be based on the twin fantasies of order and omnipotence; it will be the staging of uncertainty; it will no longer...
2010 Signage designed and constructed for Go East! Exhibition at Emily Carr University. Project Team: Michael Lis, Chad Manley, Daniel Irvine
33 Views: Great Northern Way
2010 Photography series produced for "Go East!" exhibition, Emily Carr University. Project Team: Michael Lis, Chad Manley, Daniel Irvine
Go East! - Exhibition
Go East! ///// (2010) Exhibition at Emily Carr University of Art and Design exploring the implications of a proposed move from Granville Island to Great...
Canadian Centre for Architecture Residency 2009
2009 Power Corporation of Canada Award Michael Lis along with two other Canadian M.Arch/MLA Candidates were invited to the study center at the Canadian...
Aldo Rossi Catalogue - Cover + Poster
2012 Cover design and poster for "Aldo Rossi Catalogue"
What is a house?
2011 Design of book cover for "What is a house?" Autumn Editions
Field Review - Cover
2012 Cover design for Journal series
Cover Design for "Larch - 33 Short Texts on Landscape Architecture" Markus Laarson Publisher 2012
Modernism in Canadian Graphic Design
2012 Design for book cover and exhibition promotional material for "Modernism in Canadian Graphic Design, 1945-1979"
Autumn Editions Poster
2012 Autumn Editions Poster
Camera Ubiquita
2010 From CCTV to personal mobile devices, there are cameras everywhere. The resultant condition is one of 'total witness' and technologically mediated...