Craig Race Architecture has designed a modern house in Toronto, Canada, that makes use of a previously forgotten space. This is a historical photo of what the lot originally looked like..
Photography by Howard McDonald
The new house features a curved facade that’s covered in wood shingles, creating eye-catching curb appeal.
Stepping inside, and there’s an open dining room with a minimalist chandelier hanging above the dining table.
The dining room is open to the kitchen, that’s defined by the use of a wood ceiling. A large kitchen island provides more counter space, additional storage, and a place for a couple of stools.
On the other side of the kitchen is the living room. Wood-lined, built-in bookshelves have been added to either side of the fireplace. Sconces highlight the top shelves, while blank space has been left above the fireplace for artwork.
Doors off the living room open up the rear of the house to the yard, that provides a view of the black-framed windows on the second floor.
Back inside and upstairs, there’s a hallway that provides access to the master bedroom suite and the other bedrooms in the house.
In the master bedroom, exposed wood beams draw the eye upwards to the height of the ceiling, making the room feel larger.
In the master bathroom, a skylight adds natural light to the space, while a walk-in shower has a built-in shelf and is enclosed behind a glass door.
In the guest bedroom, a curtain lines the wall, and additional wood beams are exposed.
In the guest bathroom, white subway tiles line the walls, while a shower curtain hangs from a track in the ceiling.
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