This summer, we celebrated our one-year anniversary since we moved into our new location at 35 Golden Avenue! Thank you Harluu for keeping us kül 😉
A reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday September 3rd, due to the Labour Day holiday. We will be back in action on Tuesday September 4th. Enjoy the long weekend!
David LeBlanc describes our Proper TV project as a landmark for the Dovercourt Village neighbourhood in the Globe & Mail’s Real Estate section. Originally serving as a postal sorting station, this mid-20th century building was renovated and welcomed a dynamic one-storey addition to serve as the headquarters for Proper, a television show producer. Read more +
We are thrilled to share our latest project 1151 Queen East, a mixed-use building for Hullmark Developments in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood. Read more +
Principal Andre D’Elia speaks with National Post writer Martha Uniacke Breen about how our House on the Archipelago remodel turned a cottage into an island oasis by drawing inspiration from the surrounding landscape of wind-twisted conifers and undulating swaths of exposed granite. Read more +
Our superkül staircase design is coming to fruition. The custom elliptical stairs were installed in four pieces last week. They were fabricated off site and CNC cut using a fibre optic laser. We’re looking forward to sharing the finished product with you!
Our A Room with a View project is the 2018 Architizer A+Awards Jury Winner in the Residential Interiors category. With entries from over 100 countries, the A+Awards represent some of the best of architecture worldwide, with jurors, comprising equal parts architects + designers, cultural thought leaders, developers and other creatives. We are honoured to be recognized amongst the winning projects. Learn more +
The fall edition of Designlines features our House in a Grove project as one of 8 picture-perfect homes across the GTA. Described by principal Meg Graham as “a house of the world,”, House in a Grove pays homage to its globetrotting owners by incorporating elements from many of the over 70 countries they have visited.
June was a big birthday month for superkül. Happy Birthday to Erica, Will, Deb, Starr and Jennifer!
Toronto Life features our modern take on a heritage-designated cottage in the Annex as part of their dramatic case studies in innovation and renovation. Read more +
Home Review magazine details how our Compass House project is an example of a shared ethos of sustainability between architect and client resulting in spaces that are not only respectful of the planet but also beautiful that can be cherished for years to come.
In Canada, cottages – or cabins, or summer homes, or chalets – are a way of life. In “Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage”, Azure.com shares projects — including our House on the Archipelago project — that highlight the diversity and beauty of the contemporary Canadian cottage. Read more +
Senior Architectural Designer, Deborah Wang shares her tips in making a home office space as practical as it is swoon-worthy in “Canada’s Best Life” featuring our Valley House project. Read more +
We are delighted to share that our A Room with a View project has been shortlisted as a 2018 Architizer Award Finalist in the Residential Interiors category. Public voting is open until July 20th and we would greatly appreciate your support. Please visit the link and follow the instructions below in order to cast your vote: https://vote.architizer.com/
1. Select the green <Sign Up to Vote> box in the top right corner
2. Create a login using your email address
3. You will receive an email confirming your email address
4. Select the link in the email
5. Scroll down the page until you see the AA+ Popular Choice Awards title
6. Just under this to the left you will see: ALL, SEARCH, NEXT, RANDOM
7. Click on the search button and type: A Room with a View
8. Select the green <VOTE> button under A Room with a View
9. Click the <Confirm Vote> button in the pop-up
We are looking to add a Business Development + Marketing Assistant to our team. Read more +
We are looking to add a Junior Architectural Designer to our team. Read more +
April and May were big months for superkül birthdays. Izat, Kevin, and Shea all wore the hat. (Ian was away for his birthday but we ate cake on his behalf.)
+House is the subject of the recently published Home for Health: Creating a Sanctuary for Healing. Authored by the client, Hilton Tudhope, the book is an invaluable resource for those considering a healthy and sustainable approach to design and construction. Details can be found at: www.buildforhealth.com.
In this edition of the umlaut update, we celebrate recent achievements and unveil new projects on the horizon.