he historic neighborhood of Lansdowne Avenue in the suburb of Canada is renowned for houses that bring together a unique and fascinating blend of design styles. Influenced by both and styles which have strong roots in this region of Canada the fabulous pays tribute to the storied architectural past of the region while looking towards the future.
Surrounding the house is a dense oak forest and the designer took complete advantage of the views outside as they form wonderful framed backdrops in the kitchen the dining room and the bedroom. An open-plan living area with a comfy sectional a corner fireplace and unassuming decor is visually connected with the garden outside. The master suite boys’ bedroom with twin beds and a stylish girl’s bedroom are housed on the top level.
A sculptural floating staircase leads to the top level that houses the serene bedrooms and the spa-like bathrooms. The basement of the house offers an additional living area complete with ab entertainment unit a personal wine cellar and a dedicated home gym.
Heavy wooden surfaces natural stone and elegant calming hues were brought in to give the home this distinct fusion of styles. While vivid Moroccan rugs still hold sway in the living area the rest of the home keeps pops of color to a bare minimum.
Double glazed windows perfect insulation and a raised wooden platform underneath ensure that the heating and cooling needs of the home are kept to a minimum. Sliding doors and skylights usher in ample natural ventilation and passive heating technology keeps the home warm during winters and pleasant during the summers.
While the focus at the 65BTP-House remains firmly outside the interior reflects the homeowner’s passion for nature and the effort of the architects to craft a residence that exudes this love. While the color scheme is kept largely neutral with white dominating the interior the addition of smart wooden surfaces brings warmth and textural contrast instantly. A stunning spiral staircase adds to the sculptural appeal of the decor even as a lovely living area kitchen entertainment hub and dining room complete the lower level of the residence.
The foyer and the living room combine a dash of the classic Hollywood Regency look with a mid-century approach while vintage additions like bright neon signs steal the show with ease. Horizontal black and white stripes in the entrance hall vintage framed posters and a giant vase welcome you gleefully.