Elderwood Build, Forest Hill

The modern design of Project Elderwood necessitated the removal of all load bearing walls and installation of flush steel beams to accommodate an open concept floor plan. The 4,200 square foot home was re-framed and insulated using high density spray foam complete with resilient channel and Roxul soundproofing.  Custom rift cut white oak mill work […]

Croft Restoration

ZZ Contracting Croft Restoration: This charming Coach House on Croft Street dates back to 1881 and still includes numerous original features such as barn windows and exposed brick. The deteriorating home was updated while carefully retaining its natural energy and charm. We lovingly restored the existing 5″ knotty pine flooring and 7 3/4″ pine baseboards, coving, and casings throughout the home. The outdated kitchen was gutted and outfitted with custom millwork, stainless steel appliances, and polished cement counters with a waterfall that spills into the dining room. For the backsplash, matt aqua glass tiles was used for both appliance walls with a feature wall of staggered counter to ceiling mosaic slate alongside floating grey oak millwork.

This charming Coach House on Croft Street dates back to 1881 and still includes numerous original features such as barn windows and exposed brick. The deteriorating home was updated while carefully retaining its natural energy and charm. We lovingly restored the existing 5″ knotty pine flooring and 7 3/4″ pine baseboards, coving, and casings throughout […]

Lipincott Addition

The Lippincott Project was a full gut of a Victorian home in downtown Toronto. The foundation had glaring deficiencies that necessitated the full replacement of foundations walls and basement walkout. The basement now has an 8’ finished ceiling height with a generous walkout to the backyard. The main and second floors were completely transformed by […]

Dwell Article: A Compact Laneway House in Toronto Takes Back Underused Space

A Compact Laneway House in Toronto Takes Back Underused Space

  By Melissa Dalton – November 28, 2018 Following a new policy change that allows housing units in Toronto’s back lanes, LGA Architectural Partners builds a crisp, light-filled example. Thanks to a policy change in the summer of 2018, Toronto is encouraging residents to build small abodes along back lanes that were previously dominated by […]