These small houses , designed by MGB Architecture, is a small home office located in a residential area north of Vancouver , Canada. The office is fully functional and in addition there is a workspace and meeting space to relax. Public access from the street leads to a patio and mezzanine. The public part of the building is quite modest. The interior woodwork is very practical. It is designed to maximize storage and minimize clutter . Large sliding doors open broaden the corner to the patio garden. The garden has interesting vertical and horizontal planes that create a variety of areas protected from the elements . The roofing system connects different structures .