NY House / Urbanscape Architects

NY House / Urbanscape Architects

NY House / Urbanscape Architects - Lighting, WindowsNY House / Urbanscape Architects - Stairs, Beam, HandrailNY House / Urbanscape Architects - Facade, WindowsNY House / Urbanscape Architects - Windows, Door, FacadeNY House / Urbanscape Architects - More Images+ 10

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  205
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Revelateur Studio
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Gaggenau, Arconic, European Kitchen, Millennium wood working, Stone Tile
  • Lead Architects: Ali Malek
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NY House / Urbanscape Architects - Windows, Door, Facade
© Revelateur Studio

Text description provided by the architects. Designed for a family of four, the NY House, is the result of an extensive renovation of a mid-size, three-storey house in midtown Toronto. The new house references the former life of its owners in New York city, accommodating their current work and life of these two active professionals and their young children. A comprehensive home, it is customized with flexible, multi-purpose spaces fit for a growing family. Mainly, the design strategy responds to the owners’ need for the penetration of natural light, air and views into their living space.

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© Revelateur Studio

The design strategy was achieved through architectural gestures. Firstly, the dated interior partitions were removed to create a memorable and welcoming home—characterized by its intimate relationship with its immediate landscape and context. And subsequently, a customized skylight was positioned meticulously to be visible from every point on the first, second and third floors.

NY House / Urbanscape Architects - Facade, Windows
© Revelateur Studio

Elegantly detailed millwork in aok along with white, double-cross engineered hardwood floor unified the interior of the house with a large cedar garden pavilion. The choice of dark window frames added a striking contrast to the matte white interior walls as well as the exterior facade, complementing the existing red brick of the cladding. The result is a comprehensive home with a distinguished presence and flexible, multi-purpose spaces fit for a growing family.

NY House / Urbanscape Architects - Stairs, Beam, Handrail
© Revelateur Studio

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Cite: "NY House / Urbanscape Architects" 19 Sep 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/901582/ny-house-urbanscape-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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