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BRIDLE PATH HOUSE   TORONTO   2011

ARCHITECT : Shim Sutcliffe Architects Inc.
CONSTRUCTION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT : Vic Furgiuele, VMF Structures Limited
AREA : 7,000 sf house 1,000 sf pool house
PHOTOGRAPHY : James Dow

  • ravine site new build
  • extensive shoring was performed as the main residence and pool house were built into and on top of the ravine edge within a relatively close proximity
  • architectural rough sawn boardform concrete on exposed walls and columns
  • exposed polished concrete floors with hydronic infloor heating
  • corten steel used as sheet and shingle cladding in combination with large exposed steel channels
  • painted aluminum finely detailed second floor window/fin element
  • massive sliding custom Mahogany wood doors leave clear opening of 14' x23' to rear yard
  • concrete main entry fountain and reflecting pool with year round fish and plant ecosystem
  • sustainable elements include geothermal cooling and heat system, green roofs, and rain water cisterns


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