“Smallworks is a highly ethical company with incredible people skills and a wonderful team at multiple levels.”

— Carolyn

“We would not hesitate to recommend Smallworks to anyone considering building a laneway home and will certainly be telling our friends and family about the exceptional product and service we received.”

— Nat & Roshni

“Smallworks exceeded our expectations. They went above and beyond for us in countless small but important ways.”

— Sasha & Christie


GVHBA Georgie Awards - Winner (Associated with Abstract Homes)


Best of Houzz – Service Category


Houzz Influencer Award


Best of Houzz – Service Category


Best of Houzz – Service Category


Jake Fry: Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year 
in Manufacturing


Margolese Awards – UBC, SALA (School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture)


Smallworks Certified as Green Builder by Built Green Canada


Jake Fry: Awarded the “Power 50 Award” (Vancouver’s 50 Most Influential People of the Year)


Awarded West House Project – joint venture with Simon Fraser University and the City of Vancouver


Awarded Second Highest Rating Ever by powersmart BC for the 2009 Laneway House Show Home


Selected Press

Western Living • December 21, 2018

“My friends walk inside and a lightbulb goes on.”

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CTV News • July 20, 2017

“Vancouver could be seeing more laneway houses like this one which was built by Smallworks four years ago”

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Huffington Post • 2017

“We try to use ideas from yacht design while creating something reminiscent of a full family home”

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Builder Magazine • Sept 23th, 2015

"Small laneway houses provide a big idea 
for density"

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West Coast Homes and Design Magazine • 2014

Vancouver interior designer and “Love it 
Or List It” co-host Jillian Harris shows off the laneway house she calls home

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