Renovation of Peterborough Bungalow Framed in Spanish Cedar by AGATHOM

Renovation of Peterborough Bungalow Framed in Spanish Cedar by AGATHOM

Architects: AGATHOM
Location: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Year: 2014
Area: 2,500 sqft / 232 sqm
Photo courtesy: Steven Evans
Description:

Throughout the years, the proprietors of this cottage in Peterborough had included two wings and developed an arranged lake in the back got to by a liberal deck. Yet the 2,500-square-foot home was for the most part shut off to this noteworthy little environment, populated with frogs and butterflies, and the increments had made a maze of incoherent spaces.

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AGATHOM was brought on to revamp and rearrange the insides, and to make an association among them and to the outside, while likewise keeping up the home’s humble road side appearance.

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The same number of arrangements were conceivable, the customers were allowed to pick a favored inside format. Upon their choice, the most imperative motion was to make a window divider at the greenery enclosure, and position it on an edge that brings it – and the lounge area past – closer to the outside setting.

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Confined in Spanish cedar, the coating is terrific yet human-scaled. Most all different rooms were planned with a perspective through the glass, including the passageway and the parlor. The outcome is a course circle and a cone of vision that interfaces one space to the following, and all to the lake.

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The sunlit lounge area is the pièce de resistance. Here, a rooftop’s bit was extracted and a square area was dropped in at a raised point. From the road, this building joining, coated on its sides, is scarcely detectable. In any case, it changes the home’s back, in scale, work and sheer virtuosity, by raising the window divider’s stature, and connecting the new to the old.

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Made of fir, its ribs reach out to associate it over the roofline to the next primary expansion: a white smokestack tower that unites, while additionally isolating, the living and lounge areas. Chimneys were cut into either side of the tower – a brought one up in the lounge area, a low one in the family room that places the flame at one’s feet.

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All through the home, the fine points of interest tie the spaces together. Railings and millwork with recessed entryway handles are created in anigre wood; the floors are made of warm cherrywood, and the rooms are outfitted with Danish pieces and custom-wove.

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