Inspiration for the design came from the modern architecture in Scotland where new designers are respecting the history of the traditional ‘black house’, but aspire to take something that was at one time an emblem of sadness and poverty and give it a new voice
With the continuous influx of new buyers to the Escarpment real estate market, builders are looking to the lifestyle goals of potential new residents when planning housing developments. The result is custom built communities geared towards practical yet luxurious four-season living, with a side of socializing.
Many top Architects have found inspiration for luxury in a rather humble material: steel. It turns out the structural skeleton of a building holds significant visual inspiration—what’s usually reserved for strength and support, hidden behind cladding, is front and centre in this contemporary home designed by Architect Brad Abbott of Abbott Inspired Design and built by Patrick B. Coulter and Associates Inc.
For the past few decades, as our understanding of how food impacts our health, and the economic and environmental benefits of strong, local food systems has evolved, many of us are looking for opportunities to eat more mindfully and healthfully.
Having outgrown their townhouse in the Blue Mountains, Cathy and Bob dreamed of building the ultimate family escape. Something cozy and sturdy, where theirgrandchildren could run amok—with room for everyone—somewhere the couple could eventually retire.