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Gordon Weima proves that an old home can be transformed into something more contemporary

Gordon Weima proves that an old home can be transformed into something more contemporary Architects: Gordon Weima Location: Ottawa, Canada Year: 2016 Photography: ©Gordon King Description: "Finding decent sized housing in the middle of a city can be difficult and expensive because many full sized housing options...

Fraser Residence: minimal palette of dark oak floors and cabinetry contrast the white surfaces

Fraser Residence: minimal palette of dark oak floors and cabinetry contrast the white surfaces Architects: Christopher Simmonds Architect Location: Westboro, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Year: 2011 Photo courtesy: Christopher Simmonds Architect Description: "Juxtaposed volumes define the exterior appearance of this modern home while interweaving spacial volumes define the expansive...

The Hintonburg Six Multi-unit Development by Colizza Bruni Architecture

The Hintonburg Six Multi-unit Development by Colizza Bruni Architecture Architects: Colizza Bruni Architecture Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Year: 2015 Area: 1,076 sqft / 100 sqm each Photo courtesy: Peter Fritz ...

Contemporary Dunrobin Shore Residence by Christopher Simmonds Architect

Contemporary Dunrobin Shore Residence by Christopher Simmonds Architect Architects: Christopher Simmonds Architect Location: Dunrobin, Ottawa, Canada Year: 2014 Photo courtesy: Doublespace Photography Description: Simplicity and openness define the experience of being in this modest home. To the river, a continuous wall of glass spans the living, dining and...

Redeveloper Apartment by Kariouk Associates

Redeveloper Apartment by Kariouk Associates Architects: Kariouk Associates Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Photo courtesy: Photolux Studio Description: The redesign of this developer unit rejects the model of large homes that segregate “served” (public) space from “service” (private) spaces; as is clear in the original layout of this...

Westboro Home by Kariouk Associates

Westboro Home by Kariouk Associates Location: Ottawa, Canada Year: 2013 Photo courtesy: John Kealey Description: Design Challenge: The site for this home was a narrow lot in a downtown neighbourhood, which carried with it extensive code limitations on side windows. A further challenge was negotiating the difference in...

Ottawa River House by Christopher Simmonds Architect

Ottawa River House by Christopher Simmonds Architect Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Year: 2012 Photo courtesy: Doublespace Photography Description: To move through this home on the Ottawa River is to enjoy a carefully orchestrated sequence of encounters with its picturesque natural setting. Views and light penetrate the spatial...

Contemporary Lighthouse Residence in Ottawa by LineBox

Contemporary Lighthouse Residence in Ottawa by LineBox Architects: LineBox Location: Ottawa, Canada Area: 4,500 sqft Photo courtesy: Christian Lalonde Description: Beacon was intended for a group of five, hoping to move from a provincial setting to a cutting edge urban dream house. It is a 4,500 square foot...

Modern Fold Place House in Ottawa by Linebox Studio

Modern Fold Place House in Ottawa by Linebox Studio Architects: Linebox Studio Location: Ottawa, Canada Area: 2,400 sqft Photo courtesy: Erin Borg Description: The test of "Fold Place" was, "to plan a house with light, security, and enough square footage." As suggested by its name, the spaces inside of "Fold-Place"...

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