Project Briefs

Southland Sundance

In 2014, Buchanan set out to build on a sprawling two acres of land on the village’s south side. Along with his firm, Vision Pacific of Whistler, he designed an elegant, exclusive home that takes total advantage of the mountain views..


The Snowcrest townhouse is situated just steps away from the gondola at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. So when it came time to renovate the exclusive home in 2019, fully utilizing its location was a top priority...

A Brewery with a Personality.

In 2018, Matt Giffin finally acted on his dream to bring “beer with a personality” into the Twenty Valley region of the Niagara wine country.

Modernizing a Home for a Modern Family.

This addition and renovation to a 1930’s Toronto home for a young family brings a contemporary aesthetic, lots of daylight, and a deeper connection to its natural environment.

A Restoration fit for a Lady.

In 1894, Sir Vincent Meredith and his wife, Lady Meredith, commissioned architect Edward Maxwell to build them a house on land gifted to them by Lady Meredith’s father, located in the Golden Square mile area of Montreal...

Brewing up a Remarkable Renovation.

Designed by Montreal architect Robert Findley and built in 1906, Molson House served as the office and residence of Dr. William A. Molson, a direct relative of the famous brewing family of Canada. This grey limestone mansion, typical of the Edwardian era, is all that’s left of the time...

Paving the way for Marvin Signature Services.

The First Baptist Church Halifax was founded in 1827 as the Granville Street Baptist Church and has been a historic landmark in Nova Scotia ever since. But it has also served as a historic landmark for Marvin Canada. Marvin’s 1997 rehabilitation of the Gothic Revival church windows paved the way for Marvin Signature Services as we know it today.

Cottage with a view and a view and a view…

At Severn Sound Cottage, the views of scenic Georgian Bay and the horizon beyond go on seemingly forever. To help capture the best of this breathtaking expanse and accommodate ceiling heights up to 4m (13ft), the architect turned to Marvin® products for windows and doors.

Banking on the future.

Located in Winnipeg’s Historic Exchange District, this building was formerly the Union Bank Tower. Constructed in 1906, at 10 stories it stood as Winnipeg’s tallest building and Western Canada’s first skyscraper.

I’ll have a short triple hung…

The flexibility and adaptability of Marvin® windows and doors was prominently on display at this popular Calgary establishment. When the order was placed for window renovations, size became an issue....

Heritage Park Project

Since opening in 1964, the Park has grown into one of Calgary’s premier tourist attractions and one of North America’s largest and most successful living history museums. Projet Heritage Park

Marvin Fit the Plans for This Architectural Firm.

When Dan Amicone, partner at Architecttura, Inc., was looking to design his new office building, he figured Marvin Elevate into his window replacement plans. His firm had designed many commercial buildings, and he understood the importance of quality, durability and value.

Helping the Lightkeeper See the Light.

Treacherous nor’easters, hurricane force winds, along with the corrosive effects of salt water, are just some of what nature would throw at the Cape Forchu Lightstation, year in and year out. So when the lighthouse keeper’s dwelling was about to undergo renovation, Marvin Elevate was chosen for the window replacement.

A Solution of Historic Proportions.

After a fire gutted the iconic Kelly Ramsey Building, the new owner hoped to at least be able to preserve the landmark’s exterior. Key in the rebuilding project was fitting the structure with windows that preserved the charm and tradition of the original building. Marvin Canada’s contribution was the supply of 130 historical windows and doors.

A Divine Renovation.

The historic First Church of Christ Scientist in Osborne Village was slated for demolition when GW Architecture Inc. stepped in. Together with the developer, Stonebridge Development Group, a plan was conceived to convert the heritage building at 511 River Avenue into 46 condominiums. Marvin® windows and doors were chosen for the project.

Today’s School Assignment: How to Replace 145-Year-Old Windows.

In 2015, as part of a project targeting energy conservation, a full window renovation project was initiated for the main school building, which included replacing windows original to the 1870 building.