Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Principal use: Residential
Floor area: 380m2 (4,090ft2)
Design period: February 2005 – July 2006
Construction period: August 2005 – August 2006
Budget: Undisclosed. The client collaborated with a general contractor, who was also a close friend, to achieve a high level of finish.
Johnson Chou graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, one of Canada’s pre-eminent architectural institutions. The central theme of his final thesis concerned the need for architecture to engage on intellectual, emotional and physiological levels, and the form and detail of all Chou’s buildings and interiors are imbued with symbolic content that allow ...