Rabbit Snare Gorge is a single family summer getaway set in the rugged terrain of Inverness, on the coast of rural Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The form is generated by the vertical transformation of the traditional gable, a way to get above the trees and view the landscape.
Omar Gandhi Architect
Omar Gandhi Architect Inc. is an architecture firm specializing in custom modern design based in both Halifax, Nova Scotia and Toronto, Ontario. The practice has become one of Canada’s leading young architecture studios.
The company believes that good architecture need not be expensive and that all buildings deserve to be thoughtful, healthy, and elegant environments for its occupants. Above all else, the studio serves to provide nice things for good people.
Collaboration is a key element of the work we carry out. Whether our building project is a home design for a new build, a renovation of an existing residence, or an outbuilding, from a barn to a studio, collaboration and consultation between the owner and architect exists throughout.
The Lookout at Broad Cove Marsh is situated delicately along a narrow piece of land between a tree-lined country road and a dramatic ocean-side cliff. The project is located on Broad Cove Marsh Road on the outskirts of Inverness, Cape Breton Island, a small coastal community popular among tourists and seasonal dwellers for to its […]
Fyren House is a private residence designed by Canadian studio Omar Gandhi Architect. The home is a beacon high atop the hillside. From the architect: Set atop one of the highest sea-side plateaus in the Halifax area, the residence has clear views of both point pleasant park and the open water. Formally, the home twists and […]
Designed by Omar Gandhi Architect, Harbour Heights Residence is situated atop a hill, located near the Inverness town in Nova Scotia, Canada. Neighbouring with Inverness Harbour and MacIsaac’s Pond, the house overlooks the city and over the entire bay. From the main road, the house presents itself with only a single floor and a garage, […]