The conceptual foundation for the design of Echo was the desire for the house to become an anchor in the community.
It was also important to consider the character of the house in the context of the neighbourhood and its proximity to the iconic Rideau Canal.
Design Insight - Entertaining
It was important for the design to be flexible, capable of making a seamless transition from a private space to entertainment areas.
By introducing large operable windows, the main living space can easily open up to the neighbourhood, encouraging passersby to pause for a visit.
"We love how many people walk by, stop, discuss the architecture, smile. LB truly designed a home that we can feel proud of. It beautifies the area"
Brightly coloured glass washes the interior with colour, enlivening it, especially in the winter months.
Photographers: Metropolis Studio, Justin Van Leeuwan, Kevin Belanger