Canadian Architect


Editorial: Pocket Suites

Developed by Cohlmeyer Architecture as alternatives to rooming houses, Pocket Suites include eight autonomous units, each with separate entrances.

Float: Up to the Bedrock

A house in a surreal Maritime landscape negotiates between its massive, stony surroundings and the versatility of light-frame vernacular building techniques.

MODERNest Houses 1-4: Feathered Nests

A boutique architect-developer has carved out a niche in building design-led, modern-styled homes on irregularly shaped Toronto infill sites.

The Cohousing Option

A little-known housing typology fosters village-like communities, with cooperative facilities for preparing meals, sharing tools and hosting social events.

Studio North: Home Away From Home

A young Calgary firm transforms a mid-century bungalow into a three-unit dwelling with a vibrant central solarium.

The Hambly House: Moderne Improvements

A sensitive addition brings an art moderne house in Hamilton up to speed for contemporary living.

Book Review: Breaking and Entering

Ruth Jones reviews Breaking and Entering: The Contemporary House Cut, Spliced and Haunted

Award of Excellence: Arthur Residence

"This project deals with this beautiful challenge of daylighting a home in a suburban neighbourhood while still providing privacy."