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December 3, 2021

The couple settles on Shawnigan Lake for thier dream home

Water Front Elevation from Shore This couple moved 15 times during their marriage before an unexpected payoff for a Shawnigan Lake couple, who eventually built…

August 26, 2020

Michael Patterson PEng. – Electrical Engineering Contractors Victoria – Vancouver

Patterson Electrical Engineering has over 30 years of experience in electrical engineering and programming having served the cellular, electrical utility, and commercial…

February 13, 2020

Design-Slegg Building Materials

3D Exterior Residential Homes Slegg Design- Building and Interior Design is a comprehensive design and building material team serving residential and commercial clients in Victoria…

February 13, 2020

Slegg Designs Home Additions on Vancouver Island

Slegg Architectural Design Services “We bring creativity, quality, and commitment to our collaborative design-build process to ensure that your home addition project becomes everything you…

February 4, 2020

Proposed Code Changes to Secondary Suite Provisions

British Columbia Building Code 2018 Proposed Code Changes to Secondary Suite Provisions PROPOSED CHANGE: Secondary Suites CHANGE NUMBER: BCBC2018-R201-SS CODE REFERENCE: British Columbia Building Code…

January 31, 2020

The Premium Design Pre-Design Questionnaire

Pre-Design Questionnaire This list of questions is for anyone who is thinking about building or renovating a home. As you consider these questions, keep a…

December 5, 2019

Do I Need a Permit? Why You Need One & How to Apply?

Why You Need One & How to Apply As the building owner, you are ultimately responsible for complying with all building requirements. Failure to obtain…

November 29, 2019

Happy Holidays from Premium Urban Design!

North Saanich Home Design Happy Holidays! Before everyone goes their separate ways this coming holiday, we wanted to send a quick message to let you…

October 24, 2019

When is an Architect required?

when is an Architect required There are three areas of law that define when an Architect is required in British Columbia. The Architects Act, The…

July 27, 2019

Deck Permits: Why You Need One & How to Apply – Vancouver Island – Victoria

New Deck Plans – Need a permit Adding a Deck? Many homeowners are surprised when they are told they need to get a…