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This is perhaps a pool home situated within the yard of a daily home in Toronto, however I might completely see myself dwelling there. The freestanding, one thousand-sq.-foot pool home had misplaced its mid-century appeal through the years with a number of renovations. +tongtong got here in and reworked the relic right into a minimalist multi-function area that would work as a visitor home, work studio, leisure space, pool home, or occasion area.
Located beside an oval pool, the unique home was clad in heavy stone and whereas they left some, a lot of the exterior is roofed in cedar slats now.
Inside, the area was designed to be a visitor suite for prolonged stays, in addition to a spot for pool guests to vary and bathe.
The again wall is painted a vibrant orange and ties each the private and non-private areas collectively.
The home is cut up by an enormous constructed-in construction that homes the leisure gear on the general public aspect, and a bathe and bathroom on the opposite, personal aspect.
The large espresso desk, designed by +tongtong as nicely, was product of unique wooden salvaged from the Panama Canal and stretches 14 ft. The legs simply rotate bringing the desk as much as counter peak.
On the personal aspect, the bathe and bathroom areas are enclosed in a shiny blue glass, including one other colourful aspect to the area. Don’t fear – they considered privateness and added a blackout digital blind for the bathroom.
Radiant in-flooring heating is hidden inside the polished concrete and slate flooring.
A Murphy mattress is hidden away inside the wall of cupboards so visitors have a spot to sleep. There’s additionally a mini-bar, microwave, and occasional maker.
Keeping with the house’s mid-century trendy aesthetic, they stored the flat roof and accentuated it by bringing it ahead, including a forehead.
Styling by Emma Reddington and Liz Ikiriko. Photos by Colin Faulkner, courtesy of v2com.