This renovation to a Victorian semi in Toronto’s Riverdale neighbourhood is a fine balance of restoration and the introduction of contemporary elements. The kitchen was moved from the rear of the house to the middle, with the dining room situated at the front of the house in the former parlour.
ASQUITH Architecture (ASQUITH) is a modern architecture firm that has been designing thoughtful, intelligent architecture since 2010. Serving Greater Toronto and surrounding areas, ASQUITH specializes in modern home design and large-scale renovations in both urban and rural environments. Working closely alongside our clients to understand their wants and needs, ASQUITH thrives on challenging constraints such as unique site conditions, existing structures, sustainability requirements and heritage elements. Resulting designs are modern, functional and contextually-sensitive.
About Heather Asquith
ASQUITH is led by Canadian architect, Heather Asquith – a skilled designer with an exceptional eye for detail and context. Heather established her firm so that she could actively pursue meaningful modern, residential projects. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in 1996. Following several internships at award-winning firms in Toronto and southern Ontario, she became a licensed architect in 2008.
LOCATION: Toronto, Canada
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This project began as a simple addition to the rear of a two storey detached house in Bedford Park. Through the design and construction process the renovation expanded to include a full renovation weaving a new and modern aesthetic into the existing house.