North Shore Living February 2017

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SUBTLE AWESOMENESS NORTH SHORE BUILDER’S KITCHEN IN HIS STUNNING NEW HOME GETS A NOD FROM THE GEORGIES

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WORDS | CHRISTINA NEWBERRY PHOTOS | BRAD HILL

orth Vancouver’s Erik Jensen came to home-building on a roundabout path. After switching from a forestry program at Capilano University to a computer science degree at the University of British Columbia, he began his career managing a local IT firm. Then, in 2006, an “a-ha moment” during a volunteer experience at a North Shore children’s camp made it clear he was never destined to work in an office.

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN | ROBERT BLANEY DESIGN INC. INTERIOR DESIGN | ERIK JENSEN, LIANNE JENSEN AND LIZ JEST HOME BUILDER | SPRUCEHILL CONTRACTING LOCATION | CLEMENTS AVENUE, NORTH VANCOUVER SIZE | 5,425 SQUARE FEET PROJECT STATUS | COMPLETED OCTOBER 2015