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The 16th Annual Global Buyers Mission

BC Wood will be hosting the “Global Buyers Mission” which is the 16th Annual conference in beautiful Whistler, BC September 11th – 13th, 2019. This conference brings together architects, contractors, developers, designers, engineers and other construction...

The Panorama

At just under 2600 square feet, you can see why this stunning west coast contemporary home was a Georgie Award Finalist in 2017. Built on an island in Southern British Columbia. This home was custom designed by Tamlin to take full advantage of the...

Tamlin Coquitlam Head Office Addition

Over the years Tamlin has always tried to make its offices showplaces for the products that go into our prefabricated house packages and full builds. It allows our employees to work in beautiful timber frame offices and is an essential tool for our sales team to be...

Location, Location, Location

Fifteen minutes from the city of Vancouver in West Vancouver, on a quiet secluded street is this fantastic lot with ocean views. Although there were some challenges it was well worth it to the owners of this two storey 3500 square foot custom contemporary home, now...

BC Energy Step Code

What is the Step Code for British Columbia? The new “Step Code” which has already been implemented in a number of municipalities across BC, is the new “energy efficiency” buildings must meet (per zone or location). The overall gradual mandate is to get all new built...

First Nations Project – Pitt Meadows, BC

In 2016, Tamlin International Homes partnered with a local first nations band, as the general contractor to design, manufacture, and build a custom licensed Daycare Facility with Administration Offices in Pitt Meadows, BC. The building was a total area of 6,000 square...

The Gambier

Curb appeal, essentially “exterior” decorating, is a term you hear a lot in real estate.  What does the outside of the home look like?  How does it make you feel?  Is this “exterior” attention to detail necessary when you have a remote property that people don’t drive...

Remote Home in Sechelt, BC

Designing for the best ocean views from all areas of the house was the focus from the very beginning of this project. This 1,800 square foot modern contemporary home, now at the drywall stage of construction,  is complete one level living at its best.   For...

Whistler for Full-Time Living

For many people, Whistler is a snowy getaway full of skiing and hot chocolate in the winter and an adventurous mountain bikers’ dream in the summer. When you first step onto the cobblestone streets between busy restaurants and the laid-back vacationers, you’ll notice...

Langley Custom Contemporary Home

This beautiful, contemporary-modern 1700 sq foot custom home with an oversized two car garage was recently completed by Tamlin Homes. The home owners were so impressed with our original "Discovery Ridge" they wanted to modify this plan and add a garage (easily...

It’s 2019 Spring Trade Show Season!

 It's Trade Show Season! *Keep Reading for Discounts to the Show!* We absolutely love trade shows! They are fun for both our staff and our clients. It gives our sales and marketing team and award winning designers/project managers a chance to meet with future,...

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