Canadian Architect


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Residential

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.


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Editorial: BIG Ideas

While starchitects such as Bjarke Ingels are important as public spokespeople for architecture, local partnerships are crucial to BIG's trio of Canadian projects.