This renovation represents the first phase in a long-term master plan. It included underpinning the basement and a rear, first floor addition. The basement stairs were moved to the back of the home for easy access to the basement mudroom (complete with bike shower!)

A split roof at the back of the house introduces southern light to a narrow East-West lot. The rear wall of the addition has lots of glass to bring light into the home and provide great flow between inside and out.

The British inspired kitchen was a collaboration with interior design firm, DesignStrom and adds to the aesthetic and functionality of this family home. The client wanted open concept to a point – the front area, which can be used as a small sitting room or office, can be closed off from the rest of the home by a discreet pocket door, and introduces a more traditional element.

This house is a mixture of modern and traditional, it has an abundance of light and space, whilst maintaining features like the front office, bay window and herringbone flooring.

Green Features
  • Well insulated envelope in the basement and ground floor
  • Increase in light from large windows