This much loved family chalet built in the 1960’s was in need of renovation. Out went interior finishes circa 1970, a too-narrow deck and tiny windows that only gave a glimpse of the spectacular view across the hills and pond below.
Scott Norsworthy is a photographer living and working in Toronto, Ontario, where he recently completed his Masters of Architecture at the University of Toronto.
The MidTown Triplex is an example of urban intensification in an established Toronto neighborhood, providing both a spacious two-storey residence as well as two high quality rental suites that add to the diversity of the Toronto housing market.
Hibou House was designed for a young family that values connection – both with one another and with their friends and neighbours. The renovation thoughtfully updates an existing traditional 1950’s house for a more modern lifestyle – one that feels relaxed and comfortable yet easily adapted for entertaining.
The owners found the original Marsh house while kayaking on the stream that passes within a few yards of the house. They fell in love with the location, especially the marshes and the feeling of being surrounded by nature.
This 1912 rowhouse had fallen into disrepair by the time it was purchased. We sought to turn the dilapidated Edwardian into our home and studio. Having been in the hands of one family since its initial construction, we were sensitive to maintain the building’s presence on the street while also infusing our personalities into the new space.
Located in Toronto’s Little Italy neighbourhood, Grace House is a full renovation and addition to a house from the 1890s creating a connected and light-filled home for a young family with a segregated second suite at the lowest level.