Short for ‘Wood’ + ‘Quonset’, the WooQie project is based on the 1994 Solarc Project by German Architect Jürgen Carstens & ArchiNova GmbH, this floor plan features 2 bedrooms, Living, Kitchen and Dining in a double height space at grade, and 2 bedrooms with a shared ensuite in a loft. The design can readily be converted … Continue Reading
Design based on the 1709 | Singhampton Quonset Floor Plan with loft, this A-Frame variation on construction technology features either a slab-on grade main level (better for passive solar) or a full basement with concrete topping slab and radiant in-floor heating (hydronic) tied to an ASHP system. Materials featured are glulam, eastern red or white … Continue Reading
Originally designed in 1965 by architect Douglas G. Hallford, OAA and Updated by Thomson Architecture, Inc. (AOR) with Enzyme APD (renderings). Design plans, sections and elevations will be added soon. A complete set of Construction Drawings for this design are available from our Shop page. Note: The flat rate we offer for these designs are … Continue Reading
Originally designed by OAA architect Charles R. Worsely, OAA and Updated by Thomson Architecture, Inc. (AOR) with Enzyme APD (renderings). Design plans, sections and elevations will be added soon. A complete set of Construction Drawings for this design are available from our Shop page. Note: The flat rate we offer for these designs are connected to a professional services contract for Permits to Construct these designs for specific locations in the Province of Ontario, sealed by Thomson Architecture, Inc. OAA, MRAIC.
The third project on a property that was subdivided in compliance with the rezoning of a historic town centre in Morriston, ON, this 2,000sf residence features a lower ‘granny flat’ with an upper studio apartment.
This 2,000sf residence features 4 bedrooms over 3 stories, with a tower-like massing to take advantage of a distant lake view. Designed to target Passive House levels of performance, this project uses deep overhangs and balconies to limit Summer cooling loads, while providing ample glazed areas to maximize Winter light and solar gains. This project is 100% off the grid, and is slated for construction in early 2021.