6168 North Street

A mid-twentieth-century family home on a busy city-wide connector with excellent public transport, and access to employment, services, and shopping.  This project’s intention was to showcase our Home Value Program with CUA. Through this program, TEAL recognized an opportunity to transform the house into two contemporary dwellings by

Highlighted Features:

•  adding new structures: new stairs and separate entries from the street as well as a service room at the back
•  opening the interiors into spacious light-filled open plan living places
•  re-presenting the exterior of the building with new hemlock cladding integrated over the existing shingles
•  installing efficient new environmental control systems
•  reusing many of the materials, including the building envelope and chimney as part of a feature wall
•  increasing density in the city