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How a sustainable home takes advantage of its exceptional ravine site, exemplifying a light-touch approach, dubbed ”viable sustainability” to give this home another 100-year lease on life.
Project name
Don River House
Architecture firm
Dewson Architects
Location
North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Photography
©2021 RVLTR / A. Marthouret
The most compelling feature upon entering the basement is the #Playpod. The 100 sq.ft structure is both playful and practical. It functions as a hideaway for the family's young children who use their imagination to transform the space into everything from an ice cream truck to a space ship.
Project name
#playpod
Interior design
25:8 Architecture + Urban Design
Location
Ottawa, Canada
Photography
Ottawa Magazine
In response to both site conditions and programmatic needs, this project was about designing a retreat that would accommodate the users’ needs and comfort throughout the seasons in contemporary context, while quietly inserting itself into Muskoka’s cultural and natural landscape.
Project name
Lake Joseph Cottage
Architecture firm
VFA Architecture + Design
Location
Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada
Photography
Scott Norsworthy (winter), Cindy Blazevic (summer)
The Container House is a commission for a couple with three grown children who requested a compact and simplified living arrangement with an eye to retirement. They sought spaces that offered the ease of an apartment with the addition of inviting and sizeable covered outdoor areas.
Project name
Container House
Architecture firm
McLeod Bovell Modern Houses (Design Firm)
Location
West Vancouver, BC, Canada
Photography
Ema Peter
In the design of this project, the client asked us to design the Arc House 1, But we designed a new plan for him according to his wishes and the needs of the project context. So that two boxes with an arched roof protrude between hard and rigid stones at two different height levels and each of them looks to different direction from each other, the...
Project name
Arc House 2
Architecture firm
Milad Eshtiyaghi Studio
Location
Colorado, Canada
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Autodesk 3ds Max, AutoCAD, V-ray, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
Nestled in the picturesque location of Niagara Falls, stand three magnificent A-frame cottages that exude a modern architectural charm. These cottages are a perfect blend of natural materials such as stone, wood, and metal, which create a warm and inviting ambiance. The cottages boast of round terraces that offer stunning views of the river and add...
Project name
Riverbend Lofts
Architecture firm
Rabani Design
Location
Niagara Falls
Tools used
Midjourney Ai