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    #HabitatON

    #HabitatON

    An existing church in the small town of Acton Ontario, showed potential for re-use by the local chapter of Habitat, a housing non-profit. A scheme for several starter lofts, was designed. By inserting an additional floor level, five new units benefiting from a central location, generous proportions, modern services and good quality construction are proposed. […]

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    Napper

    Napper

    Napping Pavilion: A small modular, demountable wooden pavilion designed to host, for sleeping & relaxing outside. Designed in 2016 together with Chinese colleague Lee Lei (BJTU); for Jade Valley Winery, in Xian China.

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    Big ol' hallway

    Big ol’ hallway

        Structural & design feasibility to upgrade recently purchased 70’s residence with stunning view of lake Ontario,west of Hamilton Ontario. Key problems including large North-facing solarium heat loss & gain, condensation, poor layout of living space, overlarge entrance hall extension, poor thermal insulation/bridging and unattractive exterior. Taking client brief and identifying scope, producing measured […]

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    It's a wild world.

    It’s a wild world.

    A house designed to suit a distracted, multi-tasking, hyper aware lifestyle. It is a house for “almost cyborgs”, and their active, contentious ways of living. We can think of  Cyborgs as beings with various gadgets appended to, either enhance performance or, make good environmental deficits. It seems there are quite a few about! Although older […]

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    Ballycotton II

    Ballycotton II

    Design to adapt an extended, traditional, irish cottage for 21st century life! Within driving distance of Cork City in Ireland, the dispersed settlement pattern offers a rural/suburban idyll and the re-use of original houses  is both optimistic, charming & tempting. Existing south-facing add-on accommodates circulation & extends available indoor space, but also provides a ready […]

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    Wooded Lot 2005

    Wooded Lot 2005

    Addition to an existing, informal, low lying house facing south to the beach and north to a rising wooded lot in Toronto, Ontario. The addition successfully combines landscape, space requirements including a double garage & master suite, programmatic requirements and existing house. The master suite incorporates a 15′ tall clerestory lit space, shaded to the […]

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