About Us

Established in 1985, Frits de Vries Architects + Associates Ltd. (FdVA) is an award-winning, Vancouver-based Architectural firm with a focus on custom residential homes. We work with private individuals and developers to create unique designs that are client and site specific. Our homes are highly tailored to the unique requirements of each client, and the designs are a direct reflection of not only their needs, but their personality. We act as consultants and advocates for our clients from concept design through to construction services. As designers of the first LEED Platinum Home in Western Canada we strive for environmentally conscious designs that are as sustainable as they are elegant.


On a larger scope, our work includes experience in municipal projects, complex additions, remediation work, retail design, interior design, and sustainable architecture. FdVA brings a successful track record in delivering superior quality projects on time, and on budget.


We are a mid-size firm of registered Architects, experienced designers and technicians, with each project receiving personal attention from Frits himself. Our humble size, flexible structure, and diverse skill-set allows us to dedicate a well-balanced team to each project. We strive to engage in a collaborative process with every client, resulting in design solutions, and smooth project delivery.

We invite you to contact our office to discuss your project in more detail.


2016 Western Living Designer of the Year

Finalist for Designer of the Year Award.

2015 Western Living Designer of the Year

Finalist for Designer of the Year Award.

Rockridge Road, West Vancouver

2010 Georgie Award Finalist

Naramata Residence

2009 Georgie Award Finalist

Seaside Place, West Vancouver Residence

2005 Georgie Award Finalist

Hardy Island Residence

2004 Georgie Award Finalist

White Rock Residence and Pool

2004 Georgie Award Finalist

Ogden Avenue Residence

2004 Georgie Award Finalist


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Our Projects