The team carried the concept of contrast through the exterior, juxtaposing the home’s 125-year-old red brick façade with vertical, black-stained cedar cladding at the back. “We wanted to celebrate the old alongside the new,” Dubbeldam says. Since the house is so well insulated, the extra heat that dark exteriors typically draw doesn’t penetrate beyond the boards’ surface. Courtesy of Bob Gundu.
The Contemporary Driveway. A strong geometrical theme with irregular planting areas dissecting the driveway. These strips are offset, adding a softness to the design and breaking away from the expected straight route to create subtle curves. ~ D-CRAIN Design and Construction
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