Altius Architecture Inc

Altius Architecture Inc

Toronto, ON, CA

Back yard patio view
Back yard patio view

North Kingsway House

A post-war house converted into a contemporary home with an addition. The main challenge was to take an awkward existing street-facing facade, and without major renovation work, strengthen the relationship aesthetically to the addition. Preservation of the  existing building structure was key. Although the revised external facade appears quite different from the existing building, the structure hardly changed; existing openings were re-used, and the bare bones of the heavy masonry were retained. 

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Status: Built
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Firm Role: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture
Additional Credits: CUCCO engineering + design - Toronto, Canadian HVAC Design - Richmond Hill, David Aaron Associates - Toronto, Ihor Pona (Photography)