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Custom home by Maple Leaf is built into a ridge (with video)

Cutting into a ridge to build a dream home has one disadvantage. “There’s a lot of rock to chip,” quips Brian Saumure of Maple Leaf Custom Homes, the company responsible for this chic, nature-friendly home on a three-acre lot in Dunrobin. 205 more words


Dunrobin Shore by Christopher Simmonds Architect

Dunrobin Shore is a private residence designed by Christopher Simmonds Architect.
Located in Dunrobin, Ottawa, Canada, the home’s interior is bright and airy, with open spaces that allow for ease of movement. 6 more words

Dunrobin Shore by Christopher Simmonds Architect

Christopher Simmonds Architect have designed a contemporary home in Ottawa, Canada.

Project description
Simplicity and openness define the experience of being in this modest home. To the river, a continuous wall of glass spans the living, dining and kitchen space allowing…

The First Butterflies

Last week saw the arrival of a whole slew of migrants; I added 13 new birds to my year list between Thursday and Sunday, NOT including the two swallow species seen at Billings Bridge on Friday. 1,198 more words


Bending to her will

OTTAWA — Custom-made furniture is all the richer thanks to its potential screw-ups, according to Karen McBride.

The Dunrobin-area woodworker and owner of Woodkilton Studio says there’s considerable risk in designing, cutting and shaping a one-of-a-kind piece when it could, at the final moment, be marred by something as simple as a wrongly placed drill hole or ill-fitting joint. 681 more words