contemporary homes and modern cottages

Contemporary homes and modern cottages designed and constructed by Trevor McIvor Architect Inc
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a house on the edge of a cliff with trees around it and water in front
House Atop Canadian Shield Bedrock
Nestled in the trees, this modern Muskoka cottage is build on the Canadian shield. When building on this type of terrain, foundations are pinned to the bedrock. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #canadianshield #canadianarchitecture #modernhousedesign #muskokacottage #lakehouse #torontoarchitect
a modern house sits on the edge of a grassy field
Modern House in Idyllic Landscape
This Stouffville estate features large window walls to bring the idyllic landscape into the home. While the house has a modern esthetics, armour stone anchors and connects the glass box to its site. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #estatehome #armourstone #glasshouse #canadianarchitecture #torontoarchitect
a small house sitting on top of a snow covered slope next to the ocean at night
View Through Modern Glass and Wood Lake House in Ontario
Wood frame windows, clerestories, lift and slide doors with dark gray sidings create the relaxed modern look of this four-season Muskoka lakefront cottage. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #lakehouse #modernhousedesign #canadianarchitecture #torontoarchitect #muskokacottage #moderncottage
a large dining room with wooden walls and flooring
Breezeway Design for Modern Lake House in Long Point, Ontario
Large lift and slide doors allow owners of this modern lake house to easily customize their breezeway configuration depending of their needs and the weather. Here, the living room and part of the dining room open to both the lake side breeze from the left and the more intimate courtyard to the right. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #breezeway #lakehousedesign #modernhousedesign #muskokacottage #canadianarchitecture #torontoarchitect
a modern house in the woods surrounded by trees and shrubs with an outdoor dining area
Lake House Entrance Design with Courtyard and Breezeway in Long Point, Ontario
The entrance sequence of this lake house is flanked by a cast in place concrete feature wall that extends from interior to exterior and a terrace that connects the dining room and outdoor garden. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #lakehousedesign #muskokacottage #canadianarchitecture #outdoorliving #entrancedesign #torontoarchitect
a modern house in the woods with large rocks on the ground and stone steps leading up to it
Entrance Design for Waterfront House in Muskoka, Ontario
Entrance design features an extruded entry vestibule with flagstone pathway and minimalist landscaping. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #entrancedesign #modernhousedesign #muskokacottage #canadianarchitecture #torontoarchitect
a modern house with glass walls and lots of windows on the outside, surrounded by trees
Cantilevered Glass Volumes and Wood Canopy Define This Modern Cottage in Muskoka, Ontario
The push and pull of glass volumes and unique soffit patterns of the canopy creates the relaxed modern esthetics of this Muskoka cottage. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #muskokacottage #outdoorliving #canadianarchitecture #torontoarchitect
a modern house on the edge of a body of water at dusk with lights on
Relaxed Modern Esthetics Perfect for a Waterfront Cottage at Severn Sound, Ontario
Wood and stone adds warmth and a relaxed ambience to the modern lines of this Severn Sound cottage. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #torontoarchitect #canadianarchitecture #muskokacottage #sustainabledesign
the exterior of a modern house at dusk with large windows and stone steps leading up to it
Waterfront Cottage with Private Courtyard in Long Point, Ontario
With entertaining large number of family and friends in mind, this modern cottage is organized with multiple outdoor spaces including this intimate courtyard landscaped with native plants and local stone. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #outdoorliving #courtyard #sustainablehousedesign #modernlandscaping
a modern house with stone and wood sidings on the outside, surrounded by trees
Facade Design with Composition of Stone, Wood and Glass - Modern House in Whitby, Ontario
Horizontal and vertical planes of stone, wood and glass interplay in the composition of this modern estate home in Whitby, Ontario. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #canadianarchitecture #modernarchitecture #estatehome #luxuryhome
a house that is lit up at night
Glass, Wood and Granite Creates the Modern Palette for this Georgian Bay House
The combination of glass, wood and granite creates a modern, subdued palette for this Georgian Bay house that gives focus to the colours of its surround landscape. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #outdoorliving #moderncottage #luxuryhome #estatehome #georgianbay #muskokacottage
a large modern house on top of a green hill
Modern Estate Home Floats Above Pastoral Landscape in Stoufville, Ontario
This modern home features a great room that floats above the rolling pastoral landscape of its rural Stoufville site. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #canadianarchitecture #luxuryhousedesign #estatehome
a modern house is lit up at night with lights on the porch and covered patio
Entrance Canopy/Porch Design Forms the Court of This Modern House
This entrance design is defined by a long site-formed concrete wall and Douglas Fir canopy that extend perpendicular from the house. This organization of entrance space allows the front yard to be fully utilized as a secondary outdoor space for entertaining guests. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #entrancedesign #modernhousedesign #muskokacottage #modernhouse #canadianarchitecture #torontoarchitect
a modern house in the evening with lights shining on it's windows and landscaping
Dramatic Terrace/Canopy Defines the Form of This Modern House in Rural Whitby
Dramatic horizontal roof planes with Douglas Fir soffit become the floor of a private terrace for the master suite and canopy for the outdoor raised garden of this modern Ontario home. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #torontoarchitect #outdoorliving #minimalhousedesign #terrace
a house that is lit up at night with lights on the outside and wood floors
Wood Deck Platform and Flagstone Terrace - Modern Cottage in Kawartha Highlands, Ontario
A full length wood platform and steps lead onto the flagstone terrace of this modern Kawartha cottage. This configuration creates a versatile space for entertaining where steps become seats and the terrace the perfect space for al fresco dining. By: Trevor McIvor Architect Inc #modernhousedesign #moderncabin #outdoorliving #terrace #canadianarchitecture