The northern Georgian Bay island is remote, breathtakingly beautiful, and entirely private. However, the poor old original cottage was tired, the log walls had rotted to a degree that made the structure dangerous, there was nothing to save.
Established in 2005, AGATHOM is an award-wining architectural studio and workshop. Located in a landmark building in Toronto’s Corktown neighborhood, the firm is union of two distinct, yet complimentary voices. Adam Thom and Katja Aga Sachse Thom – partners in work and life – started the firm as an extension of a finely calibrated collaborative process built on a foundation of broad technical expertise and a dedication to craftsmanship.
A family cottage on a remote and private north-Ontario lake. The Algonquin cottage is on the doorstep of the vast Algonquin Provincial Park. In the summertime it operates as a private family escape and offers a cool swim from the city’s heat, and in the winter as a warm cabin to nestle in after cross-country ski outings in Algonquin Park.
Architects: AGATHOM Co. Project: Rainforest Retreat Location: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Photography: Steven Evans Located on the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, this small dwelling provides the client with a retreat to call home, and an art studio in which to work. The Rainforest retreat is nestled in tall woods, allowing for intimate, […]