Toronto-based studio Altius Architecture has completed the North Kingsway Residence renovation project in 2010.
Located in Etobicoke, a dissolved municipality located within the current city of Toronto, Canada, this post-war 1,600 square foot single family house was completely remodeled, and a 750 square foot addition was added to the rear of the existing building to house the kitchen and the master bedroom in the upper floor.
09/21/11: Before/After photos added, elevations, sections, floor plans before and after added.
On March 11, Japan was struck by a 8.9 earthquake on the Richter scale followed by an extraordinary destructive 30 foot tsunami wave that killed over 22,000 people.
The Atlantic posted a series of photos that depict the recovery efforts. Here is a series of before/after images.
Melbourne-based studio Vibe Design Group has completed the Mercer House project, an extensive renovation and addition of an existing run-down home in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The roof of the existing residence was replaced with a bold tapering shape, which both protects the occupant’s privacy and disguises the property’s three story’s within.
Canadian Studio Randy Bens Architect has completed the Screen House project in 2008.
The project brief was to add a new floor to an existing 1954 bungalow located in a post war suburban neighborhood in the city of New Westminster, British Colombia in Canada.
The 3,500 square foot residence, including the 1,200 square foot addition, offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a studio.
Designed by Rotterdam-based studio Ooze, the Rotterdam Villa 2 project is a complete renovation of an existing detached house built a few decades ago and extended several times since then.
Located in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, the now 4,300 square foot residence has six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms.
Denver-based studio Rowland+Broughton Architecture and Urban Design has completed the remodeling of this mid-century ranch located in Aspen, Colorado.
The 3,600 square foot residence has now four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an awesome rooftop terrace with an outdoor hot tub overlooking the mountains.
Originally constructed in 1867 as the Church of Palms, this historic building located in Brisbane, Australia, was converted into a luxury home by Australian practice Willis Greenhalgh Architects.
The now contemporary residence features a large gourmet kitchen, a wine cellar, a saltwater swimming pool, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a mezzanine area with study, a library and media room and landscaped gardens.