Vancouver Based D’Arcy Jones Architecture Stays Small to Maintain Intimacy With Their Work

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/72/724ca4c2d32cd31c0bbb8c5cefef44bc.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />After designing a home for his parents while taking some time away from architecture school, D'Arcy Jones knew he was eager to one day start his own practice. Eventually founded in 2005, his <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/195/vancouver" >Vancouver</a> based firm has grown into a 9 person studio producing distinguished architecture that is consistently recognized as some of Canada's best&mdash;in 2017, the firm had the high honor of receiving the AIBC Emerging Firm Award as well as being named&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/149995826/d-arcy-jones-architecture-named-raic-2017-emerging-architectural-practice-winner" >RAIC's Emerging Architecture Practice</a>.
DJA's portfolio is comprised mostly of residential projects that are efficient and thoughtful but the team has recently expanded this approach to tackle commercial spaces, art galleries, and larger multi-family housing projects. In the latest Small Studio Snapshot, Jones discusses this growth and what he sees as a "natural evolution" for the studio.

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