Most homes have stairs that are closed in with solid walls on either side, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This house, designed by Paz Gersh Architects, is a good example of using a double sided, open wall of shelves, to let the light and views pass through, giving the stairway a much more open feeling.
+tongtong were tasked to reinvent a bed and breakfast and c.1880 foundry in the historic town of Wellington, Ontario. With help from ERA Architects who are specialists in heritage and conservation, they transformed the buildings into the Drake Devonshire Inn, a contemporary boutique hotel. The grand opening of the hotel is tomorrow, May 1st.