The building shares a consistent, simple form with the other homes on the street and is connected on the exterior by common materials including brick, stucco, cedar, and metal. The deliberate use of this combination of materials creates a sense of warmth and welcome against a contemporary backdrop.
The modern townhomes share a consistent, simple form and are connected on the exterior by common materials including brick, stucco, cedar, and metal.
The deliberate use of this combination of materials creates warmth against a contemporary backdrop. The three units in Ottawa’s Lindenlea neighbourhood respect the massing, material context, and form of the surrounding homes. manage an elegant introduction to modern architecture.
Design Insight - Materiality
Varying Slotted Windows
These windows allow for abundant light to penetrate inside each unit while also providing maximum privacy from the busy street below.
Glass stairwells span five floors and allow light and air to flow up and down the homes’ core. The main living areas are voluminous and open with 12ft ceiling heights.
"Our home is on a busy street but inside the house it's quiet and private. LB understood the context, our needs and delivered a home that exceeded our expectations".
Award of Merit
LEED Gold Certified
Design Insight - Rooftop Terrace
Although there is no yard, each unit has a rooftop patio with views onto Parliament. The patios are large enough for entertaining and are serviced by a small kitchenette on the top floor of the home.
Photography: Union Eleven
Project Management & Construction: The Lake Partnership