Inspired by the simple and prevalent image of wood docks found along the edges of the Muskoka lakes, the Muskoka boathouse was conceived as a series of planar elements that slide past one another.
About Atelier Kastelic Buffey
AKB is the architecture studio of Robert Kastelic and Kelly Buffey, architects dedicated to the practice and art of building.
Founded in 2004, the architecture of Atelier Kastelic Buffey is distinguished by its clarity of vision, poetics of space and attention to detail. A quiet simplicity is achieved through a rigorous process and commitment to conceptual intent. With a unified approach to interior-exterior relationships, AKB transforms the ephemeral into the tactile, creating architecture with a palpable sense of space.
LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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With Lytton Park Residence project, we explore the hip roof typology within the context of a quasi-suburban environment. The apex of the upper volume is off-set toward the west, positioning it adjacent to the larger of its neighbouring houses.
The new 3,900-square-foot Summerhill house utilizes the foundation and side walls of a previous house on site, and occupies the footprint of the original building with only a modest expansion at the rear. The three-storey datum of the neighbouring homes is maintained.
Alta Chalet is designed as a year-round weekend retreat for a family of five, comprising 3,000 square feet of efficiently planned living space spread over two storeys. Located near the end of a cul-de-sac in a private ski club development
Atelier Kastelic Buffey has designed Hilltop House for a young family of Duntroon, Ontario, Canada. Description by Atelier Kastelic Buffey: Hilltop house is a primary residence perched high within the slope of the Niagara escarpment, enabling panoramic views of Georgian Bay. The 100 acre property is densely covered by a boreal forest. The lush landscape […]
Situated on a narrow field at the base of a ski resort, Maison Glissade chalet has an area of 2400 square foot and was designed for a family of five. AKB – Atelier Kastelic Buffey from Ontario, Canada, has designed this project as a reinterpretation of a traditional ski chalet