29 Sep

Float

September 29, 2015

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 one which has […]

28 Sep

Cabot Links Villas

September 28, 2015

Project Credits Location: Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Project Status: Completed Summer 2015 Clients: Cabot Links Design: Omar Gandhi, Peter Braithwaite, David Greenwell, Hayley Johnson Interior Design: Jill Greaves Design Contractor: David Maclean Structural: Joe Janega Engineering

27 Sep

Cabot Links Retail

September 27, 2015

Project Credits Location: Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Project Status: Completed Summer 2015 Clients: Cabot Links Design: Omar Gandhi, Peter Braithwaite, David Greenwell Interior Design: Jill Greaves Design Contractor: David Maclean Structural: Joe Janega Engineering

15 Jul

The Lookout at Broad Cove Marsh

July 15, 2015

The Lookout at Broad Cove Marsh is situated delicately along a narrow piece of land between a tree-lined country road and a dramatic ocean-side cliff. Project Credits Location: Broad Cove Marsh, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Project Status: Completed late 2016 Clients: Sandra and John Furber Design: Omar Gandhi, Peter Kolodziej, Amber Kilborn Contractor: Joseph ‘MacGee’ MacFarlane Structural: Andrea Doncaster Engineering Physical Model: Ben Angus

26 Mar

Front view Cape Breton Modern Cabin

Rabbit Snare Gorge

March 26, 2015

On the coast of rural Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, The Rabbit Snare Gorge modern cabin is a single family summer getaway set in the rugged terrain of Inverness. The form is generated by the vertical transformation of the traditional gable, a way to get above the trees and view the landscape. Major and minor openings on […]

22 Mar

Syncline

March 22, 2015

Syncline ˈ(\ˈsin-ˌklīn\): a fold in stratified rock with younger layers closer to the center of the structure. The home sits on the lone syncline that runs through peninsular Halifax. Located in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia for California based Geoff and his husband, Nova Scotia based James – the quiet masculine modern form sits […]

21 Nov

Harbour Heights

November 21, 2013

Sitting atop a hillside adjacent to the Inverness Harbour and MacIsaac’s Pond, the cedar clad minimalist gable overlooks the town of Inverness and the critically acclaimed Cabot Links golf course. From the main road the home is presented as a single storey with a perpendicular garage. From the opposite side, falling down the hill is […]

21 Nov

Moore Studio

November 21, 2013

The clients, who are new empty-nesters with two dogs, had previously been full time artists before finding other work to support their family. The project is intended to be a vehicle for pursuing their youthful ambitions once again. The new home is built on a recently purchased piece of land amidst a dense forest in […]

21 Nov

Shantih

November 21, 2013

Shantih is a refuge. She is composed of multiple contrasting and duelling identities. She is modest and elaborate, finely crafted and at times repetitive. She is big, loud and bright while also somber, eerily mysterious and pensive. Her two arms wrap around and hold onto the land sloping away from her towards the infinite sea. […]

21 Nov

Fyren

November 21, 2013

The home is a beacon high atop the hillside. 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. […]