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Campeau and Macval

During the 1970s the builders Campeau and Macval partnered on a number of projects. I do not know the exact specifics about this partnership, or even if Campeau purchased the company outright. Maybe one of my readers knows? The architecture of these houses reflects a transition between the Mid-Century Modern era and the Contemporary and Postmodern styles popularized in the late 1970s and 1980s. The plans below are for Arlington Woods and Craig Henry. Some of these designs (as well as others) were also built by Macval in Queensway Terrace North, Barrhaven, Mooney's Bay, Trend Village and Manordale. I am missing a number of the Macval plans, so if any of my readers have them, I would love to share. Most of the plans in Arlington Woods are essentially larger and updated versions of the types of houses made popular in the 1960s, namely the side split and high ranch.  The simplicity of this facade,