Years ago, it was very common for people to live above their shop. It was very sensible too, as the family could work together and raise their kids, all in one place. It seems to work particularly well for architects, many of which are husband and wife teams; TreeHugger has shown a few, such as Toronto's hot Superkul and Workshop Architecture.
Now Scott & Scott, a young Vancouver firm, have built their own offices in a former butcher shop below their home.
We're using our slideshow mode that shows the photos at full height and apologize for the scrolling, but the images are so beautiful, it would be a shame to constrain them.