Dartmouth Addition (Plug 1)

Home Renovation | Addition for a Young Family

The story of the addition, the family, the designer and the people around the project has been chosen for broadcast as part of a series on HGTV Canada and the DYI Network in the United States of America. Stay tuned.

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Perspective-2

Perspective Drawing -2

Plug 1 is a home renovation/addition for a young family in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. While the purpose of the addition was to create more usable space for the growing family, the design strategy was to avoid elongating (stretching) the existing turn of the century house out to the desired length, rather, to attached a modern plug to the house. This is the kind of project architects enjoy.  Respecting the old world craftsmanship while introducing new world detailing on the new portion of the house is an exciting challenge. There will be a clear divide between the two parts.

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Massing-Diagram

Massing-Diagram

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Floor Plans X2-00

Floor Plans X2-00

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Floor Plans A2-00

Floor Plans A2-00

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Floor Plans A2-01

Floor Plans A2-01

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Architectural Model Top View - 12_bw

Architectural Model Top View - 12_bw

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Architectural Model Side View - 2_bw

Architectural Model Side View - 2_bw

Dartmouth Home Renovation - Architectural Model Front View - 11_bw

Architectural Model Front View - 11_bw

 

Clients: Undisclosed, Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Contractor: Undisclosed, Structural: Undisclosed, Scheduled Completion: 2011

Drawings: Omar Gandhi, Model: Chad Jamieson

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