studioTwo73° Research Design Build is a multi-disciplinary design practice. With a specific focus on vernacular design, sustainable construction and efficient design. Studio Two73° has a mission to focus the practice on highly energy efficient structures. We bring fine detail to all project types including; renovations, additions, new homes, commercial space design and construction drawing documentation, specificaitons and visualization.
Services range from simple design concepts, development application and construction tender drawings, to all-inclusive design and construction management – from conception to completion of your project. With the ability to facilitate bidding and construction to ensure the highest quality of work occurs.
Principal – Kelvin Skoretz
B. Arch. Sci / Dip. Arch Tech. / Cert Cabinetry
Kelvin Skoretz is a well versed designer with experience and education as a carpenter, cabinet maker, Architectural Technologist and Architectural building science designer.
Originally from Lloydminster Alberta/ Saskatchewan he completed a diploma in Architecture, a bachelor degree in Architectural Science and a certificate in Cabinetry.
Before starting studioTwo73° Kelvin worked for firms in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. After 7 years of owing and operating kelvin Skoretz consulting while working full time as a architectural technologist, designer, project coordinator, manager and carpenter he moved to Revelstoke and started studioTwo73° with a belief he could service the community with designs that focus on occupant health, comfort and project sustainability.
When Kelvin is not sketching details or meeting with clients you will find him biking around town or in the back country. A sense of dedication to creativity shine through each of these activities. A belief that a well balanced lifestyle is similar to a healthy and comfortable home.
Ethos [Comfort . Air quality . Low operating costs . Durable . Reliable . Low environmental impact]
We believe every project should have an in-depth stage of research as part of the overall process. With building science as one of our main interests we can ensure every project created has these company mandates upheld.
Our work is inspired by each project’s landscape, environmental history, non-complex structural forms, function, and sustainability. We strive to create structures and appealing spaces with high-quality materials that meet the criteria of Passive, Net-Zero, and the general craft of creating buildings to last for generations not decade building trends. We hope to integrate the Living Building challenge ideas into a project soon!
Our Process - A step by step guide /coming soon\
To learn more about us and our process as a new client please click here. The following documents offer a step by step guide to what to expect as a client looking to build there next dream home, space, renovation or Revelstoke garage!