4655 Hwy 3A
Nelson BC
V1L 6N3


Kicking Horse Residence

Spearhead worked closely with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects, Cascade Engineering and HR Pacific Construction to strategically design and detail this project for off-site fabrication. A kit-of-parts approach enabled the simultaneous manufacturing of multiple components via a single integrated digital fabrication model. The structural heavy timber and steel frame system was completely fabricated and pre-finished prior to delivery, as was a broad range of finish and cladding components throughout the home. This project has won multiple design awards and has been featured in several acclaimed publications.

Design Award, Custom Residences Category, AIA Housing Awards for Architecture 2014
Design Award, Residential Architect 2013
American Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Center for Architecture 2013
Award of Merit, AIA Seattle 2013
Design Award, North American Wood Design Awards 2012
Design Award, AIA Northwest and Pacific Region 2012

Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in association with Bohlin Grauman Miller
ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. (Cascade Engineering Group)
Nic Lehoux, Mathew Millman, & Best Impressions Photography

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