A LEED Gold Weekend Home Embraces the Ontario Landscape
This all-white LEED Gold home is undoubtedly modern, but takes cues from the historic precedent of the longhouse to bring the...
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario
When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.
Now’s Your Chance to Run Your Own Farmhouse Inn in Ontario’s Prince Edward County
Listed for $1,500,000, The Ferg is an 1840s residence offering three lovingly restored suites.
A Serene Indoor/Outdoor Oasis Rises on a Lakeshore in Ontario
A family wanted to prioritize outdoor living and easy social gatherings in their new home—so Toronto firm MJMA delivered a...
A Hybrid Prefab in Ontario Drinks In its Lakeside Locale
A prefab core cuts down on construction time while site-built additions (like a screened porch) fine-tune the cottage for...
This Home in the Ontario Wilderness Is 12 Miles From the Nearest Powerline
An architect designing hospitals in Rwanda first brought sustainability to a lakeside dwelling in Ontario.
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees for Forest Views
Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house stretches along a tricky ridge.
Glass Walls Wrap a Prefab Boathouse on a Remote Ontario Lake
Building Arts Architects transported materials by barge to the rocky shore of Kawagama Lake, and erected the spectacular...
An Ontario Pool House Splashes Out With a Wild, Wavy Roof
A historic guesthouse lost to fire is reincarnated as an undulating escape with a swimming pool and kitchen.
Prefab Made This Super Remote House in the Ontario Wilderness Possible
An isolated prefab in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional...
An Expansive Country Estate With a Pool and Elevator Asks $5.1M in Ontario
Flowing rooms, personalized spaces, and an abundance of natural light make this home a soothing retreat.
For $2.6M, Enjoy Dreamy Wintertime Landscapes at This Property in Ontario, Canada
The historic property is sited just minutes from the picturesque, lakeside town of Cobourg, overlooking Lake Ontario and...
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, is one metropolis that never ceases to amaze me with its never-ceasing construction.
Hirshhorn, Ontario: The Modern City That Never Was
An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC chronicles the museum's initial conception, and the Canadian, Philip...
This Vacation Home in Rural Ontario Sets a New Standard for Prefab Architecture
Mulmur Hills Farm by Turkel Design is a spectacular response to a couple’s desire to bring a connection with nature—and several...
A Sleek Contemporary Home in Ontario Seeks $8M
A movie theater, wine cellar with tasting room, and car elevator are just a few of the amenities this home offers.
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
The Renovation of a Canadian Farmhouse Uncovers a Log Cabin Hidden Inside
Adapting to the discovery, VFA Architecture + Design incorporates the room in the renovation of this southern Ontario retreat.
This Off-Grid Glass Cabin in Canada Is a Stargazer’s Dream Come True
The Skyward Cabin in Prince Edward County, Ontario, offers up a remote locale for adventure-seekers.
Before & After: An Interior Design Duo Spruce Up Their Canadian Cottage
Take a peek at the renovated Haliburton retreat of celebrity interior designers and television presenters Colin McAllister and...
Say Goodbye to the Cold With a Look Back at Two of Toronto’s Winter Design Exhibits
Toronto's temporary Winter Stations installations animate Lake Ontario's frozen shoreline for a third year.
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
Escape to the Woods in These Sustainable, Community-Focused Canadian Cabins
On a private island in Ontario, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects are in the midst of creating an energy-efficient and convivial...
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry
Designer John Tong’s inventive Ontario boutique hotel blends rural references with an urbane sensibility.
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
A DIY Couple Build a Farm-Fresh Retreat in the Canadian Countryside
Working with architect Nova Tayona, a Toronto-based couple create a family farmhouse that merges past and present.
A Spotlight on 10 Traditional Homes with Modern Interiors
Historically, the terms "traditional" and "modern" have not gone hand in hand (especially when speaking of home design).
This Glossy $2.3M Ontario Home Is a True Work of Art
Clean lines and an organic palette make for a chic and soothing space.
This Charred-Cedar Waterfront Home Embraces the View From Every Angle
Step into this residence in Prince Edward County, and find an instant reprieve from the city.
A Snow-White Home in Rural Ontario Freshens Up the Farmhouse Look
BLDG Workshop punctuated the crisp, clean-lined residence with a chimney and guest suite clad in ruddy Cor-Ten steel.
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
Set amidst a leafy forest near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes, this modern cabin beautifully mirrors nature with its contemporary...
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...

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