Totem House

// Design: Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd] // Structure: ADA Engineering // Construction Management: Urbanline // Architectural Photography: borXu // Building Type: Single family house // Location: Toronto // Basics: Two story wood structure // Lot: 25'X100' // Living Area: 1600 sqft // Design: 2011 // Completion: Summer 2013 //
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rzlbd > Totem House > The exterior of the house is a monolithic charcoal brick mass. Two small blocks on the north and south facade of this perfect mass have been extracted and cladded with wood.

Splendid contemporary design of Totem House located in Toronto, city of Canada created by Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd] architects.

rzlbd > Totem House > On the second floor the master bedroom is yet another manifesto of their style, with the ensuite and the bedroom entirely merged together and washed with natural light, the challenge was to define the wet zones without disturbing them with drywalls.

Totem House is interesting piece of modern architecture designed by rzlbd studio. It is small modern house located in Toronto, Canada.

rzlbd > Totem House > The totem in Totem House is a vertical gallery that exhibits John and Robert’s souvenirs from around the world. Each piece has been carefully measured and placed in a designated niche inside the Tower. An open wooden staircase connecting the three stories of the house gently circulates around the totem allowing one to observe the artworks from many different angles.

Totem House in Toronto, Canada (by Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd]) - love how the bottom step turns into the fireplace hearth