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This Oakville house was designed to optimize the landscape and compliment the lifestyle of the family of five
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Martha Uniacke Breen, Special to National Post
Nov 24, 2018 • November 24, 2018 • 5 minute read • Join the conversation The home was designed to maintain privacy and make the most of a wooded area next door. Photo by Courtesy of superkül
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This relaxed Oakville house, by Toronto architecture firm Superkül with accompanying landscape design by Kate Fox-Whyte, fits so beautifully into its site that it’s easy to overlook how cleverly it addresses certain challenges common to many suburban properties. These can range from addressing drainage (a more and more pressing problem in recent years across the GTA), to dealing with the ubiquitous front-and-centre garage door, to being blessed with a beautiful property but an existing house that doesn’t make best use of it.
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The property was on a fairly busy main thoroughfare, so privacy was a concern, explains Superkül partner Meg Graham, who designed the home with partner Andre D’Elia and…
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