Nick Bray Architecture

Nick Bray Architecture


Architects / Designers


Nick Bray Architecture Ltd. is a Vancouver based AIBC-registered studio that strives to deliver exciting and innovative buildings that exceed our clients’ expectations. Our progressive studio is focused on efficient and sustainable design solutions, inspired by our international experience.

We carefully listen to our clients to ensure that all their aspirations are identified and translated into unique and elegant buildings. We add value to their projects by elevating design-quality whilst always considering cost. Our background in development enables us to advise clients on the economic consequences of design decisions, as well as architectural.

Through innovation our work strives to respond to local context and environment, and improve health and wellbeing. Where possible, Passive-House techniques are utilised to create low-energy, healthy buildings which benefit from natural light, fresh air and warmth, whilst being built for longevity. Our space-efficient plans maximise municipal-bylaw allowances whilst being highly practical.

We have a strong No-Ego Design philosophy; collaboration and flexibility are key to our continued success. We are proud to work with a team of highly skilled and motivated consultants that share our passion for quality design and construction and together we strive to deliver exceptional buildings.

Services Provided

- Innovative, Efficient and Sustainable Architectural Design
- Development Background with Understanding of Design Decisions
- Practical and Cost Efficient Budgets
- Quality Design and Construction

Areas Served

- Residential/Commercial New-Build & Renovations
- Tenant Improvements
- Extensive Knowledge in Development
- Passive-House techniques
- Low-energy & Healthy Buildings
- Sustainable Design




2021 Georgie Awards

Nominated – Custom Home Valued Between $900,000 – $1,299,999
Nominated – Best Environmental Initiative

2020 Georgie Awards

Finalist – Best Multi-Family Townhouse Development

2019 Georgie Awards

Winner: Best Multi-Family Townhouse Development (Infill 6 units and under)
Finalist: Custom Home Valued between $500,000-$899,999
Finalist: Best Multi-Family Kitchen – New

2018 Ovation Awards

Winner: BC Housing Award for Excellence in Innovative Housing Choices
Winner: Best Townhouse/Rowhome Infill Development – Anzio Triplex
Finalist: Best Small-Scale Home – Anzio Laneway

2018 Vancouver Home Show

Winner: Best exhibition booth

2017 Georgie Awards

Finalist: Best Multi-Family Infill Development – Pender Duplex
Finalist: Best Multi-Family Kitchen – Pender Duplex
Finalist: Best Multi-Family Townhouse Development – Pender Duplex

2017 Ovation Awards

Winner: Best Townhouse/Rowhome Infill Development – Pender Duplex
Winner: Best New Kitchen: Multi-Family Home – Pender Duplex
Finalist: Best Kitchen and Greatroom Renovation – Rancher Reno
Finalist: Best Renovation – Single family home – Rancher Reno
Finalist: Best Interior Design Display Suite: Multi-Family Home

UK Housing Design Award

Design of a highly sustainable mid-rise residential building in East London.

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