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Kariouk Associates
Hammam


Design challenge: To design a number of elements in such a way that they would fit beneath the existing attic roofline that could not be altered of a home along Ottawa’s Rideau Canal. Design solution: The space available for the renovation offered one dormer that receives direct light, whereas the remaining available space was deep […]


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Chelsea Hill House


Design Challenge: The logistical challenge was to create within a small home a segregation of spaces for the very different habits (privacy, acoustical, tidiness, etc.) of teenagers and adults while avoiding choppy spaces. Design Solution: The house is conceived as a very simple masonry volume: “the foundation of the family” which overlooks a beautiful river […]


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Echo House


The starting point for this renovation was a modest Victorian home in poor condition, whose rooms with small windows and dark interior spaces were separated from one another, as was typical of homes built in an era when privacy was a cultural priority. In another gesture to Victorian public decorum, the arrangement of the existing […]


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Hurteau-Miller Cottage


This cottage is designed for a couple with a young son and will serve as a center-point for the gatherings of a greatly extended family and will one day become the family’s primary residence. The challenge was to implement an architectural strategy that breaks down very large programmatic requirements and, as a result, the seeming […]


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