Leah Kyllo

Leah Kyllo

Calgary, AB, CA



habitat for humanity home | calgary, AB | senior research studio | winter 2012


In the past the home was a reflection of the dweller’s struggle to survive.  We have since lost the capacity to understand our homes. This project approaches the design of a sustainable home through the lens of tradition and aims to re-assert old ideas into a contemporary context.  Organized around a hearth, the exposed timber structure and archetypical pitched roof call upon subconscious memories of the home in the pursuit of reviving the connection of the dweller to the dwelling.

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Status: School Project
Location: Calgary, AB, CA