Located in the community of Oakville, this new home for a family of five nestles into its lot, inviting in the startling lushness of the neighbouring property through an amply fenestrated east elevation. The two-storey, five-bedroom house is efficiently designed to maximize opportunities for natural light, engaging site and landscape through the provision of a generous courtyard and two outdoor decks.
Superkül is the Toronto-based practice of principals Meg Graham and Andre D’Elia. Founded in 2002 upon a wide range of professional experience acquired in Canada and abroad, superkül is recognized as a leading Canadian design practice. Its commitment to design excellence, pragmatism and advanced building technologies has resulted in numerous architecture and design awards and recognition in several esteemed publications in local, national and international contexts.
The firm’s portfolio encompasses a wide variety of project types, including single-family and multi-unit housing, commercial and institutional work, and master planning. While diverse, all of the projects undertaken —regardless of scale—evidence an immaculate attention to detail and material resolution, and a profound connection to their built and natural contexts. Moreover, the prevailing ethos in superkül’s work is one that prioritizes sustainability not as an afterthought but as a foundational principle, alongside the pragmatics of buildability and constructability.
Located on the Niagara Escarpment, this weekend home for a family of six transcends ordinary domestic programming to create a place of spiritual resonance. Through its siting, tectonics and materiality, it balances intimacy and expansiveness, light and dark, land and sky — orienting and heightening one’s experience of the surrounding environment.
Built for a family of five, this house in Toronto’s Hoggs Hollow neighbourhood occupies a deep lot on a reverse ravine, with a heavily forested slope rising steeply behind. Hoggs Hollow Valley House was recently completed by Superkül, a Toronto-based practice of principals Meg Graham and Andre D’Elia. Superkül’s renovation and addition respects the legacy of the […]
Three Dormer House is a single-family home that has been renovated by Toronto-based Superkül Studio. Project description: The renovation of this century-old midtown Toronto residence for an empty-nester couple converts it into a warm, modern, light-filled space that welcomes the sky and the gardens on the property. Three dormers were added to the front, back […]