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  • Scared of contractors? This will put things in Perspective

    I am old-school when it comes to creating relationships…I believe in face to face meetings, making/receiving first impressions, possibly even hand shakes to decide whether I want to do business with the person or not.  I know there will be many people who are rolling their eyes being in the age of just “googling” everything.…

  • The Story Behind House Renovation

      Located on a quiet residential street of Roncevalles Village area, this hundred year old, two-storey semi-detached house on Herman Avenue was renovated as a modern, spacious and abundantly lit house. Requested by client, the house was designed to improve circulation, functionality and flexibility in space, with potential future tenants in mind. Having had inconsequent…

  • Renovation: Problem-solving

    Renovation is an intriguing concept. Once a “good” design solution becomes a problem over time, whether an issue rises from an outdated building system or simply a change of mind. Surely, it’s often more complicated than that and there are other social and economic influences. What are some unique renovation solutions for existing problems?

  • The Ace (AKA The Tree) In The Hole

    Have you ever wondered what the exterior space of Herman Avenue looks like?

  • Designing For The Ambiguous: Everyone & Anything

    What is the meaning of design if not to cater to a specific client? But what happens when the client is EVERYONE, ANYONE and should be open to ANYTHING? Herman Avenue is a renovation project, recently completed by Studio Jonah , that demonstrates exactly that situation. Nearly a century old home, it was in desperate…