Black Gables are simply put, two modest sized gabled buildings, jet black, with a seemingly paper thin roof. The two buildings, one for primary living and the other for a studio and darkroom are located at skewed angles to one another so as to take advantage of the best views, exposure to appropriate daylighting and [...]
Moore Studio is intended to be a vehicle for continuing youthful dreams. The new house was to be designed to be extremely raw, open spaces and lots of natural daylight. The aim of the new home would be to provide a platform for living in a quiet setting, free of the stress of the city and an environment for their dogs and artistic ambitions.
Set atop one of the highest sea-side plateaus in the Halifax area, the residence has clear views of both Point Pleasant Park and the open water. Formally, the home twists and turns towards the two critical views, providing unique views from within different zones of the home. The L-shaped scheme creates an [...]
Set amidst the unique and dramatic landscape of Halifax’s Purcell’s Cove “backlands”, the residence is inspired by the strewn jagged bedrock field of outcrop, subcrop and bedrock float. The formal massing of the home is one which was derived to look as though it had been a larger bedrock volume (outcrop) but [...]
BA, BEDS, MArch, MRAIC
HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA
- OMAR GANDHI ARCHITECT
1099 Marginal Road - Unit 147
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Although the name of the design studio is OMAR GANDHI, collaboration in residential design is a key element of the work we carry out. Whether our building project is a home design for a new build, a renovation of an existing residence, or an outbuilding, from a barn to a studio, collaboration and consultation between the owner and designer exists throughout.
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