Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a unique, eco-minded new home.
A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.
For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in their home's renovation.
Seeking more space and a connection with the city, an artist and a designer turn an old Toronto storefront in Dundas West into a home and studio.
A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.
A house from the 1880s that's narrow, small, and in terrible shape: is this the place for a great modern interior? In the hands of Toronto architect Heather Dubbeldam, it turned out to be exactly...
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and knowledge of–industrial materials to create a new...
Dr. Kenneth Montague’s Toronto loft is both home and art gallery—and the ultimate party house, thanks to two kitchens, a rooftop deck, and no shortage of conversation pieces.
The Houdini-like designers behind this boathouse employed giant steel arches to make the structure disappear from view and in its place create the illusion of a gentle slope of land leading out to...
Young architects often design homes for their parents. But for Toronto's Julia Knezic, it was an especially intimate job: her mom Susan Farkas's new house is next to her own. When the property...
A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that celebrates clean design and serene space.
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn lemons into lemonade. Donald Chong devised a refreshing solution.
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
On a lakeside plot outside Toronto, four friends forge a new kind of vacation house.
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
A flat renovated by a pair of fashion insiders breathes new life into architect Moshe Safdie's iconic Habitat '67 building.
In Toronto, a painter accustomed to crashing in his studio created an airy artistic haven with both working and living quarters for a more balanced and polished picture.
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
Designing an innovative house is a rite of passage
for many young architects. But building in a city doesn’t always make experimentation easy; after all, neighbors have their own ideas about...
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.