Vancouver architect Lucio Picciano's modernist house designs, including his own home, right, stand among the seventies-era Vancouver Specials and prewar homes in the Renfrew Heights neighbourhood.
The corrugated metal façade of Lucio Picciano's house contrasts with the stucco and brick of neighbouring homes.
Inside Lucio Picciano's home. By choosing oddly shaped double-sized lots and subdividing them, the architect was able to keep costs down and create affordable and well-designed housing.
The home of architect Lucio Picciano's parents shares a long, narrow subdivided lot with a neighbouring three-storey house, also designed by Mr. Picciano.
A view of Lucio Picciano's home. This modernist and decidedly urban intervention in a neighbourhood full of suburban-style housing indicates a sea change afoot in Renfrew Heights.
The family-oriented Vancouver neighbourhood of Renfrew Heights features stunning mountain views.
Lucio Picciano sought to create an urban village with his house designs in Vancouver's Renfrew Heights neighbourhood.