Resting on a rolling field, this modern rural country home outside Toronto was inspired by the stone walls that were used to separate farmers fields. Stouffville Residence is grounded in the earth then cantilevered over a rolling landscape.

The stone entry wall, low and private, hints program through a series of translucent glass boxes punching through the otherwise monolithic wall. This wall acts as a key organizational element anchoring a series of glass volumes that open up to the south of the project overlooking the property and offering commanding views of the landscape. The orientation of the project intends to minimize the building’s impact on the area while maximizing site lines and access to light. The roof seemingly floats above the stone entry wall suggesting a more gestural and dynamic roof on the buildings other face. Finishes include local granite, Canadian cedar, polished concrete. Radiant in-floor heating is provided by a trenched geothermal loop.

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Modern home with Exterior, House, Metal Roof Material, Wood Siding Material, Stone Siding Material, Flat RoofLine, and Glass Siding Material. The approach featuring glass boxes Photo  of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

The approach featuring glass boxes

Modern home with Exterior, Glass Siding Material, Stone Siding Material, House, Wood Siding Material, Metal Roof Material, and Flat RoofLine. Rear view onto vast landscape with strong lines, custom curtain wall and large overhangs to protect form the sunlight Photo 2 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Rear view onto vast landscape with strong lines, custom curtain wall and large overhangs to protect form the sunlight

Modern home with Living Room. main floor plan Photo 3 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

main floor plan

Modern home with Living Room, Accent Lighting, Concrete Floor, Recessed Lighting, Pendant Lighting, and Ceiling Lighting. longitudinal sectional perspective drawing Photo 4 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

longitudinal sectional perspective drawing

Modern home with Living Room, Ottomans, Coffee Tables, Accent Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Concrete Floor, Gas Burning Fireplace, Ceiling Lighting, Recessed Lighting, and Sectional. cross-sectional perspective drawings of main living space Photo 5 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

cross-sectional perspective drawings of main living space

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site plan drawing

Modern home with Living Room, Sofa, Gas Burning Fireplace, Accent Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, Concrete Floor, Ottomans, Recessed Lighting, and Pendant Lighting. living room and kitchen Photo 7 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

living room and kitchen

Modern home with Living Room, Sectional, Concrete Floor, Sofa, Gas Burning Fireplace, Ottomans, Console Tables, Chair, and Coffee Tables. main living room space with custom curtain wall Photo 8 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

main living room space with custom curtain wall

Modern home with Kitchen, Glass Tile Backsplashe, Refrigerator, Undermount Sink, Pendant Lighting, Recessed Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, White Cabinet, Dishwasher, Concrete Floor, and Cooktops. kitchen elevation Photo 9 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

kitchen elevation

Modern home with Kitchen, Engineered Quartz Counter, Recessed Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Quartzite Counter, Undermount Sink, Glass Tile Backsplashe, White Cabinet, and Concrete Floor. kitchen and hall  Photo 10 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

kitchen and hall

Modern home with Kitchen, Cooktops, White Cabinet, Recessed Lighting, Refrigerator, Undermount Sink, Wall Oven, Quartzite Counter, Concrete Floor, and Engineered Quartz Counter. kitchen details Photo 11 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

kitchen details

Modern home with Hallway and Concrete Floor. Glazed hallway Photo 12 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Glazed hallway

Modern home with Hallway and Concrete Floor. Hall and main feature stair with concrete-filled steel treads Photo 13 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Hall and main feature stair with concrete-filled steel treads

Modern home with Hallway and Concrete Floor. Hallway and double-height stair Photo 14 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Hallway and double-height stair

Modern home with Staircase, Concrete Tread, Metal Tread, Glass Railing, and Metal Railing. Feature stair Photo 15 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Feature stair

Modern home with Bath Room, Concrete Wall, Concrete Floor, Enclosed Shower, Recessed Lighting, and Freestanding Tub. Master bathroom with backlit pop out wind boxes. Photo 16 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Master bathroom with backlit pop out wind boxes.

Modern home with Dining Room, Storage, Pendant Lighting, Bar, Recessed Lighting, Table, Gas Burning Fireplace, and Concrete Floor. Dining Room looking out onto side patio  Photo 17 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Dining Room looking out onto side patio

Modern home with Staircase, Metal Railing, Glass Railing, Concrete Tread, and Metal Tread. Sleek concrete tread stair meets polished concrete flooring on lower level Photo 18 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Sleek concrete tread stair meets polished concrete flooring on lower level

Modern home with Exterior, Metal Roof Material, House, Wood Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. Ipe deck patio Photo 19 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Ipe deck patio

Modern home with Exterior, Wood Siding Material, Metal Roof Material, Glass Siding Material, Brick Siding Material, House, and Flat RoofLine. Large overhang over main entrance Photo 20 of Stouffville ResidenceView Photos

Large overhang over main entrance

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