Scrap House

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January 14, 2009

"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 house from old scrap.

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  The rusting steel is an important part of the house’s patina, Campbell says. “We appreciate materials in the raw,” he adds. “The tables aren’t stained; the steel isn’t painted. The materials are what they are.”  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    The rusting steel is an important part of the house’s patina, Campbell says. “We appreciate materials in the raw,” he adds. “The tables aren’t stained; the steel isn’t painted. The materials are what they are.”

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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  A custom recycled-Douglas fir table by VanEyk Custom Woodworks is the heart of the living-dining room in the so-called "Scrap House." The double-height wall is clad in the same steel that wraps the exterior. Read the full article here.  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    A custom recycled-Douglas fir table by VanEyk Custom Woodworks is the heart of the living-dining room in the so-called "Scrap House." The double-height wall is clad in the same steel that wraps the exterior. Read the full article here.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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  An aluminum bench harmonizes with the industrial nature of the galvanized-steel walls and the polished concrete floor.  Photo by: Lorne BridgmanCourtesy of: Nancy Alonzo
    An aluminum bench harmonizes with the industrial nature of the galvanized-steel walls and the polished concrete floor.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

    Courtesy of: Nancy Alonzo

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  The enclosed porch.  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    The enclosed porch.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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  The main living area.  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    The main living area.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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  An unpainted door, in line with Sherbanuk's stripped-down aesthetic, marks the front entrance.  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    An unpainted door, in line with Sherbanuk's stripped-down aesthetic, marks the front entrance.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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  Sherbanuk (left) and Campbell sit by the outdoor fireplace, which adjoins the screened-in porch.  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    Sherbanuk (left) and Campbell sit by the outdoor fireplace, which adjoins the screened-in porch.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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  The screened-in porch.  Photo by: Lorne Bridgman
    The screened-in porch.

    Photo by: Lorne Bridgman

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