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"(1) It is ideal for remote loca- tions where it is difficult to ob-

structures, we'll definitely go this rout again. Modular was definitely

This interior view shows a portion of the spacious living room, featuring a vaulted exposed beam ceiling with loft, beautiful BC birch wood floors, and large windows

to take full advantage of the gorgeous view.

obtaining materials for remote building site can become a construction nightmare. But thanks to Shelter's custom- built, modular, recreation home designed by Architecton

(www.architecton.ca), the

hassles of remote site con- struction can be eliminated. "We decided to try modular- built construction for a num- ber of reasons," says project architect Kanau Uyeyama.

tain trade people. (2) it is the right choice". Shelter Industries president, perfect when you have a very short construction window, since we're able to prepare the foundations and construct all build- ing modules simul- taneously. (3) The quality is signifi- cantly better since the majority of con- struction takes place inside a dry, tempera- ture-controlled factory". "We are very happy with this pro- ject" says real estate develop- ment and promotions consult- ant Mary Todd. "The design and construction went very smoothly. The actual assem- bly was very quick. The crane started placing the modular units in the morning, and by mid-afternoon we could walk Harold Clifford says, "Modular construction Modular is ideal for remote rec- construction for reation properties. It is simply a more practical solution than site-built. Building remote sites simply makes more sense designs can be as attractive and luxurious as any site-built structure, but without the chal- lenges of transporting trades people, materials, and inspectors to remote locations. We see a huge opportunity for Architecton to sell these factory- assembled recreation homes throughout the Pacific Northwest.”

into a dry,

fully-erected building! With all the advantages of modular and with pricing that is highly competitive with site-built

SHELTER INDUSTRIES Inc. is a Greater Vancouver-based prefabricated building manufacturer. Since 1985, Shelter has produced thousands of permanent and tem- porary buildings for all types of commercial and residential applications across North America, including workforce housing, portable construction site offices, permanent offices, schools, motels, lodges, retail stores, and more. From luxurious, custom- designed permanent structures for sale.....to economical and portable site offices for

rent, Shelter can meet any permanent or temporary building need- anywhere!

Bright, modern interior design with lots of windows, all with an incredible view...

Learn more. Call today! 800-561-3822 604-856-1311

3294 - 262nd. Street, PO Box 1318 Aldergrove, BC, V4W 2V1 Canada

Web: www.shelterindustries.com Email: sales@shelterindustries.com Fax: 604-856-5200

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