All photos by Lorne Shawn Blythe
In his spare time from being an Architect for Stantec Architect Ltd and 25:8 Research + Design, Jay Lim currently instructs 3rd year:Design Studio V and elective courses at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism.
From the architect. Background: Located in Westboro, an urban neighbourhood close to the Ottawa river, the house sits on the site of one of the original cottages built in the early 1900s when the area was still used for logging. When the current owners bought the property in 2009, they originally had the intention of expanding the 800 square foot house with a second storey addition, but a closer investigation of the foundation and interior structure revealed that the initial structure had deteriorated significantly over the years and could not be preserved.
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